Co-authored by The Runners Forum and Heather Fink MS, RD, CSSD
Whether you are a first timer or experienced half marathoner, you’ll benefit from fueling your body before and during your half marathon. Practicing your fueling plan during training will help ensure you know what your body needs and what works best to keep your muscles fueled for the duration of the event! We’ll help make sense of the options and provide advice to help you succeed on event day!
You've put in the training yet what do you do leading up to the race? If you have tapered correctly you will feel well rested with a lot of energy which sometimes leaves us anxious and unfocused. Here are tips from veteran runner, Smitty, to keep you on track for a great race!
3 or More Days Beforehand:
2 Days Before the Event:
So, you’ve put in all the hard work. Countless hours were spent on the bike, running, or in the pool. Everything has been put on hold for this one moment. But, DOH! You forgot your shoes! Don’t worry. We at the Runners Forum have got you covered. Just use the appropriate checklist to help you insure that you have everything you need for your triathlon.
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