Breakfast

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24/10/2008 at 19:42
Hi,
as some of you know tomorow i am running my first ever marathon (beachy head)

over the last couple of days iv been loading up on my carbs and water and i feel ready as anything.

what would you guys suggest as a decent breakfast before a marathon. i was thinking toast and honey 3 hours before it starts? with plenty of carb gels and water to keep me going throughout.

Cheers guys for your help
24/10/2008 at 20:30

You would be better off with something more slow release and some protein would help too. Muesli and an egg on toast at least 3 hours before the race should be OK.

Start taking fuel on board at about 6 miles.

JJ

24/10/2008 at 21:45
hi R202 I'm doing my first mara at beachy tomorrow too - good luck I will be having museli and banana for brekkie and then a bottle of energy drink stuff before hand and definitely lots of gels and a camelbak of of electrolyte. I'll take that as that's what I did on my long runs and it suited me - but apparently the water stations have lots of food and drink if we need it. 

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