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Category - Marathon

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,

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

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Here we are 90 days later. I don’t remember how many miles I ran in 90 days to get ready...now it’s only 8 days until Steamboat Marathon and I admit I am a little bit nervous and anxious. For 90 days we have trained while we talked about training, shoes, nutrition, hydration, the mental game,

Continuing from Train for the Steamboat Marathon Part 2 or 4, I finished an 18-mile run! I feel accomplished but tired, both physically and mentally. I have been preparing for Steamboat Marathon for weeks now, by adding more mileage or more time, so my runs are getting longer and harder.

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Continuing from Train for the Steamboat Marathon: Part 1 of 4, I am already doing training runs in the 2-hour zone, so nutrition and hydration have become important and integral to my training and recovery. Once my tank hits empty, it’s extremely difficult to recover. At that point, I don’t feel so

Wow, it was not easy to get up this morning, but I registered for Steamboat Marathon, and am committed to training for it! I know my workout plan, and I have to stay on track. I told myself “at least put on my running clothes,” and as expected, that did the trick. Next baby steps – shoes on and out

1. How many times have you run in the Steamboat Marathon?

The Steamboat Marathon is my favorite run/race to do in Colorado. Actually, my favorite run anywhere. I have run the half marathon three times and plan on doing it again this summer.

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2. What advice would you give for anyone training?

Make it