Nutrition

How to Finalize your Fueling Plan for the Half & Full Marathon

How to Finalize your Fueling Plan for the Half & Full Marathon

As we head into fall race season, now is the time to finalize a strong game plan for fueling, because all that training won’t serve you if there’s no gas in your tank. Your training runs serve as your testing lab for nutrition, so now is the time to test (and test and test!) your options and to answer these questions in the final weeks of your training.

Late Training Season Fueling Check-In

Late Training Season Fueling Check-In

If you've been training for the Baltimore Running Festival or another fall half or full marathon, your big race is just weeks away! Hopefully you've been training smart - like with one of the Charm City Run training groups - and logging plenty of miles. But have you been paying attention to what you're eating before, during and after your runs? Your last long run before the taper is coming up, so it's time to consider these questions as you enter the final days of training:

How to Hydrate for Running in the Summer Heat

How to Hydrate for Running in the Summer Heat

Dehydration happens when we lose more fluid than we can take in, and if you’re active, your hydrations needs are even greater—especially in the summer. As a runner, dehydration can take a toll on your performance and can lead to some pretty unpleasant workouts. Good news is that there are plenty of proactive steps we can take to ensure summer training is fun and safe.