Marathon food: Runners need right ‘fuel’ to go the distance
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Marathon runners need energy from foods that can be easily and quickly metabolized, and they need hydration to prevent overheating, said Jennifer Haugen, registered dietitian at Altru Health System.
“Training for an event should not only focus on running but also on fueling your body,” she said.
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