Well, this is it, race week! For the past two months you’ve been making changes to your life: Eating better, exercising more often, and keeping your private commitment to complete a goal. These are important things, aren’t they? In today’s busy world, it’s not easy to make a commitment to change, so you should be proud of yourself for your action!

Saturday night will be the final step in your 5K fitness journey. Here are a few final tips to enjoy the 5K race experience.

Randy and Tia Accetta are longtime runners and the parents of two young children. Tia is a Road Runners Club of America certified coach. She coaches individuals, the Sam Hughes Elementary School team, the Tucson Tri-Girls and the Workout Group, the longest-running training group in Tucson. Her marathon best is 2:48:05. As the director of coaching education for the RRCA, Randy certifies running coaches around the country. He is the producer of a number of running events, including TMC Meet Me Downtown 5K.