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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

Downtown LodgingLooking for that perfect place to stay in Steamboat Springs during your weekend escape to the mountains? Look no further: we have lots of great lodging options in the area for you to enjoy during your stay.

Downtown

The downtown area of Steamboat Springs has a few different options for those looking

There’s one other thing besides snow that brings together tourists and Colorado locals: hot springs. After a day filled with wild activities in Colorado’s gorgeous outdoors, there is nothing like a soak in the hot springs to take away the sting of a fall mountain bike ride or burning through

backpacking-blog-1Tucked into a remote part of Northwest Colorado, Steamboat Springs is surrounded by wilderness and filled with adventure. Although there are many activities in which to indulge, backpacking is certainly one of the best ways to explore the area and get acquainted with the Yampa Valley. In the high

Summer in Steamboat provides tons of opportunities for outdoor recreation and exploration, but what about kids who love the arts as much as others love being outside? Fortunately, Steamboat has as many options for kids who love creating art, playing music, performing and dancing as it does for those

Just married and looking to plan the perfect honeymoon getaway? With June and September as the most popular months to get married, the summer is also the perfect time to honeymoon in Colorado. Colorado is patient, Colorado is kind. It does not have humidity or pesky insects, it is not on a coast, it

Riding the gondola is a quintessential experience in Colorado. In the winter, first chair means riding the gondola as high as possible to get as much mileage as possible before skiing down the hill. But in the summer? The gondola is a magical experience. It’s not the means to an end - the ride IS

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