But did you know that it also applies to the weather?
Obviously, it’s impossible to control or even predict what raceday weather will look like. The only way to make sure you’re prepared for all possible conditions? Train in all possible conditions (except when it’s unsafe, of course).
“I think it’s to athletes’ benefit to experience everything,” says Elizabeth Corkum, aka Coach Corky, a New York City-based running coach and personal trainer. “Because on race day if it’s an element you’ve never experienced before, that’s another variable that you just don’t know about.”
Even if you don’t have any races planned, running in the rain is sometimes just part of being a runner. “If we wait for ideal condi