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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

Though there’s plenty of fun to be had in Steamboat during the month of June, the unofficial kick-off to summer is the 112th annual Cowboy Round-Up Days Fourth of July celebration. And if the previous 111 years are any indication, this year’s celebration will follow suit as a fantastically fun

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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