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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,

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!

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

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