The phrase ‘the devil is in the detail,’ can be counter-intuitive in running performance. It may be tempting to plan for every eventuality — believing that you can bring all aspects of the race and your performance under your control — but the reality is that this is impossible.
The KISS Approach
Children understand the simplicity of play and don’t need complicated rules to dictate its flow. As adults we easily lose our way by examining, analysing and trying to synthesise massive amounts of information in the hope that it will make us a better runner.