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Use the restroom an hour or two before the race.
Eat easily digestible foods about an hour or two before the race such as bananas, granola bars, etc. The night before eat high-carb foods.

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Q: How to not crap my pants while running a 5k cross country race what should i eat drink when should i use the toilet etc?
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