10 Excuses for a Bad Race

It is impossible to perform at your best in every race.

Sometimes your body does not respond as it should and a bad race is the result.

The day this happens, do not use these 10 excuses  for a bad race.


I’m getting sick.


I arrived late and I did not locate at correct starting corral.


I could not run well because the week before I missed a workout.


It was very hot / very cold.


I saved my energy for the final miles


The race was poorly organized.


I could not go to the bathroom.


I did not care much about this race, I took it as one more training.


I did not sleep well.


Breakfast upset my stomach.

flickr photo by Phil Roeder shared under a Creative Commons (BY) license

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