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Hi Runners!

It’s May and we are about 3 weeks out from the big day! I hope your training has been going well. I wanted to talk today about some specifics on types of fuel for your runs and races, and what to eat before, during and after.

First of all, the basics of a successful nutrition plan is to

by Jenna Jordan

With 10 weeks between you and the Steamboat Marathon, it’s time to ramp up your training. Almost any runner that you talk with will agree that training is crucial, not only for your muscles and skeletal system, but also for your GI system! As an athlete, we all desire a smooth event,

Experience Spring in the Rocky Mountains

Fishing Steamboat SpringsThe days are getting longer and warmer which means spring is on the horizon. It’s that time of year when, as much as we love the snow, we’re looking forward to enjoying a new season of activities. With so many options for spring and early summer trips to

Running the Steamboat Marathon: Nutrition and Training Tips to get you to the Finish Line

By Cara A. Marrs, RDN, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

Hello marathoners!

Here we are again at the beginning of the year and you have signed up for an early summer race. Congratulations, you have picked one

During the Race

When it comes to race-day nutrition, there is no one-size-fits-all approach. In general, you want to aim for about 30-50 grams of carbohydrates every 45 minutes to an hour. This should be consumed in the form of easily digestible carbohydrates. I start at 45 minutes and try to fuel

Pre-Race Prep

Hi runners, I hope you are feeling happy and healthy. You are a mere one week away from the Steamboat Marathon, Half and 10K and I hope that training is going well. Let’s get down to the what, where, and when of your race day nutrition. The first rule of race day nutrition is nothing

Hi, runners! I hope training for the Steamboat Marathon is coming along nicely and now is the time to check in with another component of running a marathon that is not actually running. In this month’s blog, we will be talking about nutrition and how to fuel yourself for optimal health, recovery,

So you signed up for the Steamboat Marathon, Half or 10k, congratulations! I know how easy and tempting it is to sign up for a big goal race while inside on a snowy winter day, keyboard courage as we like to call it. Thankfully, you made that leap because now you are registered and training

Hi Runners!

Well it’s the week before the Steamboat Marathon and you've done it, you have trained, you’re healthy and ready to run. I find one of the hardest parts of race training is to execute the taper. On one hand it’s nice to have that extra time that was spent on running and training, but on

Hi Runners!

You have two more weeks until the big day!

Now let’s talk nutrition, specifically what to eat before, during and after your race and upcoming runs. As a nutritionist, I once again cannot stress how important food is to your success. Food is not only medicine but food is the fuel that