“Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” --George Bernard Shaw
Today you are building a baseline time and pace for your upcoming race. Be sure to warm-up well and record your mile times to track improvements and get comfortable running at race pace. We will be doing this workout again in 4 weeks.
Stretch well and hydrate
Run 75-100% of your goal race distance. Walk if you have to. Record your time and average mile pace for future reference.
Beginner Version: Walk or jog your distance. Pack a lunch if you have to. Advanced Version: Push yourself for a new PR at this distance. Hit the trails, too.