Most runners know to fuel up on pasta, potatoes, bagels and rice before a big race. And rightly so, carbohydrates are a great source of energy, particularly for endurance activities, such as running a half or a full marathon. But what most runners don't know is how much carbohydrates they should eat. Overloading on too many carbs can lead to stomach problems which can hinder your performance on race day. This post clears up exactly what you should eat and how much, to prepare you for 13.1 or 26.2 miles.
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