Running your first Ragnar is AMAZING, but it can also be kind of intimidating, too. 36 hours in a van? Running in the middle of the night? Who signed me up for this, anyway?
Add in the mystique of Reach the Beach, and the nerves can really start to kick in as you’re driving up to Bretton Woods on Thursday night or Friday morning. Reach the Beach is the oldest team relay event in the country, and takes you through the beautiful countryside of New Hampshire right as the leaves are starting to turn. It is truly amazing.
So what are the 10 things we wish we knew before we took on RTB for the first time?
So in summary, your first post-RTB shower is magical, what happens in the van stays in the van, and you will no doubt finish and wonder how soon you can do it again!