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need ideas for what to eat b4 a long run in the morning

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12/01/2012 at 14:22
Just need some ideas on what to consume this arvo evening before a long run in the morning .... got penciled in in my mind a new distance record for me of 20 miles ... thus far got to 17 miles but ran out of fuel !

Ideas recommendations welcome
12/01/2012 at 14:38
Anything you fancy really but try not to have anything too rich or fatty. You might need to take some food with you, personally I have bananas or dates but lots of people rely on gels and things.
12/01/2012 at 15:03

I usually have pasta the night before a long run, and porridge in the morning.

Good old fashioned running fuel

12/01/2012 at 16:11

Same as Wilkie, pasta for dinner and porridge for breakfast.

Are you taking anything out with you when you run? Perhaps try sports drink/ gel/ dried fruit / jelly babies when you are doing the longer distances.

12/01/2012 at 16:22
Same as Wilkie. I do a very basic tomato sauce for the pasta and mix in some quorn chunks. I'm not a veggie, but I just found that it works pretty well with the quorn.
12/01/2012 at 16:28
vindaloo, bombay potatoes and a garlic naan.. couple of pints of cobra and you're ready for anything
13/01/2012 at 07:23

Wilkie - Scotch porridge oats?

Dave - That sounds lovely...Coming from Bradford I know all about Curry's and especially cobra! Beautiful stuff.

13/01/2012 at 13:03
I am a big fan of pasta the night before and porridge on the day with some banana and honey. I also like Jacket potato for dinner with tuna-mayo-sweetcorn filling. And lots of fluid. No or very little alcohol. A good amount of sleep.
13/01/2012 at 13:15

race day... 3 slices of toast, 3 weetabix

7am sunday run (12-16miles) just 3 weetabix and a hot water

 general fuelling, cut out pasta a few months back, and now it's all rice, veg and fruit...fruit after running rather than before..have long sicne learnt my lesson!


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