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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

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,

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

The Steamboat Marathon races are true classics in Colorado. I have run the past 15 years; 2013 will make 16! The Half Marathon is one of the few where the 1000-plus entrants get so spread out that you really feel the rural landscape that you are running through. The Half begins with a nervous