1. might want to take some white chalk.
mark your 440, 880, and so forth.
2. quit looking at the watch.
3. pay attention to the last 440 and
depending on grade, sprint it. That second to the
last telephone pole, I wonder if you could've sprinted it?
Don' t know, maybe imagine a big German shepherd dog
coming after you, may have propelled you more.
4. Chalk your "FINISH"
5. run through at least fifty yards to a jog.
You almost injured yourself by abruptly stopping so you
daredevil especially those of you with long legs, watch it.
From my research:
Short legs with no bowled legs about one inch between
the kneecaps will do better on the downhills due their
body and stride mechanics.
If you've done it right, you will be on the ground
or the side of that road, gasping and feeling
the last vestiges of oxygen being pulled out of
your lungs as you recover. It's an unforgettable feeling.