How to Fuel During a Half Marathon

In the last two miles of my first half marathon, I was hit with fatigue and nausea—common "bonking" symptoms. Even though I trained adequately and ate properly leading up to the big event, race day was a different story. That's when I realized the importance of fueling during a race.

Even with a substantial pre-run meal, my body was still lacking energy and key nutrients. Since then, I have perfected my fueling and finished strong. Based on my research and testing of different fueling methods, here are my top tips to fuel during a half marathon.

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