This Is How Sylvia Jeffreys Is Preparing For City2Surf
With the City2Surf only five weeks away *insert runners panic here*, for anyone planning to take part in the 14 km run, race day is probably creeping up a little faster than you might like. But regardless of whether you're looking to hit a PB or you just want to enjoy the atmosphere of the scenic 14 km course, if you haven't quite hit your stride with pre-race preparation, there's still time.
We chatted to City2Surf regular, Sylvia Jeffreys to get the low down on how she is preparing for the run, and while her motivation for competing is more down to her enthusiasm for raising funds and publicity for her chosen charity, Youngare, we can guarantee she still takes her race-prep seriously.
Keep reading to see how Sylvia is preparing herself both mentally and physical to make it up heartbreak hill (it's actually the worst), what an average week of workouts really looks like and why running with a friend helps keep her honest.