Fueling For a Marathon: The Morning of the Race

Keep your legs moving with this pre-race meal plan

Jun 3, 2013
Outside Magazine
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Don’t do anything weird. At least 90 minutes before the gun, eat 300-600 calories of simple food you know your body can run on, like a bagel with peanut butter, or oatmeal. If you’re a coffee drinker, drink coffee. The caffeine will give you a boost.

Filed To: Running, Nutrition, Food and Drink

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