“What are the best foods I should be eating during the week before and the morning of the Marathon race?” It’s a great question and a runners diet in the week before a marathon is a very
The foods you choose to eat on race day is very important, but your diet in the days before your race can also impact your run.
Overview. As a sports dietician who has run 15 marathons, I get asked one question more than almost any other: What’s the right way to eat before a big run?
I love to eat. That is no secret, but really, what runner doesn’t? Food is fuel for our training and races, helps us recover efficiently, and keeps us healthy. Some foods are just better than others before embarking on a long training run or before a big race.
Before a Long Training Run or Race. For years, I’ve searched for foods that provide the most energy before races, with a minimal impact on my stomach.
The night before you run a marathon make sure you have a solid helping of fish, tofu or meat.
Suggested energy foods to eat during the race include bananas, orange slices, energy, granola or fig bars, dried fruit and even LifeSavers, Sweet Tarts and
Looking for the best snacks to eat before a run or wondering if carb-loading is right for you?
What you should eat before a race is most likely fruits and vegtables, powerade, lots and lots of water so you don't get dehydrated.
Let's break it down... First, your pre-race breakfast should be exactly the same as what you have eaten before your longer weekend training runs.