Schedule your bowel movement
6. Running on an empty colon will decrease the cramps, diarrhea or peristalsis. Make sure you schedule your bowel movement before race to prevent this from happening.
Wear the right clothing
7. Wear the right kind of clothing, if it’s winter, make sure you have thermal underwear with several layers of cotton or wool shirts and a turtleneck. Ski mask and mittens are a must too! Bring a nylon to protect yourself from wind and wet. During summer, make sure you wear white clothes and some sort of head covering from the harsh heat of the sun.