8. It is best to sprint as hard as you can for the entire race.
ANSWERS: How well did you do??
#1: Answer: 5K
A cross country race for women is usually 5 km, or 3.1 miles
#2: Answer: Long Distance Running
Cross Country is a sport that involves running long distances. The typical running length is three miles or 5k in High School. It involves running up and down many different terrains such as trails, street and dirt, and sometimes concrete.
#3: Answer: Carbohydrates
Carbohydrates such as pasta, are great to eat the night before a race. They provide great energy for your run.
#4: Answer: Spaghetti
Of course eating nothing at all will not help you. Salads are pretty healthy, but it lacks carbohydrates. Steak lacks carbs as well. It’s the pasta noodles of spaghetti that are filled with carbohydrates.
#5: Answer: The pace that you are most comfortable running at for the whole race.
A race pace is the speed you run the cross country race, or any race. It is different for everyone.
#6: Answer: Water
Coke is obviously not correct. Lemonade is full of sugar. Water is great, and so are other sports drinks such as Gatorade and Powerade.
#7: Answer: Lightning
Most of you have heard of Adidas, Asics, Brooks, and Nike. Lightning doesn’t exist.
And Oscar wouldn’t know because he doesn’t wear any.
#8: Answer: We will safely assume you know this one is false!
#9: Answer: False – Static stretching is not the optimal way to warm-up before you run. You could actually strain your muscles with static stretching, and it might even slow you down. Instead, focus on getting oxygen to your muscles and warm them up by jogging some distance first.
#10: False – The first five runners from each team to cross the finish line receive the points that correspond to their place. The 6th and 7th runners serve as displace runners.