21 Foods That Will Fuel Your Marathon Training

Successful marathon training isn't just about tempo and long runs. How you fuel your body plays a big part in how you feel before, during and after your runs. To stay energized throughout those countless miles, you need a mix of carbohydrates, protein and fats.

If you're stumped about what to add to your diet, try one of these marathoner-approved power foods.

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Megan Harrington

Megan is a writer and RRCA certified running coach who lives and trains in rural upstate New York. She ran track and cross-country competitively in high school and college and now focuses on the half-marathon and marathon distance. When she's not running, Megan enjoys coaching fellow runners (www.runnerskitchen.com), snow-shoeing, hiking, and digging around in her garden.
Megan is a writer and RRCA certified running coach who lives and trains in rural upstate New York. She ran track and cross-country competitively in high school and college and now focuses on the half-marathon and marathon distance. When she's not running, Megan enjoys coaching fellow runners (www.runnerskitchen.com), snow-shoeing, hiking, and digging around in her garden.

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