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Fueling for the Half or Full Marathon - Baltimore

  • Charm City Run McHenry Row 1713 Whetstone Way Baltimore, MD, 21230 United States (map)

You’ve set your sights on completing a full or half marathon this fall—good for you! Are you eating well to power your intense training? Do you have a solid plan for fueling on race day to avoid hitting the dreaded wall? Come fine tune your strategy with health coach and marathoner Lauren Shafer at the Baltimore store as she covers important questions such as:

  • Why do runners hit the wall, and how can I avoid it?
  • Do I need to carb load for my race? And what the heck is carb loading? 
  • What should I be eating and drinking on race day?
  • And bonus questions like: How come I’m doing all this running and not losing weight?

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About Lauren Shafer

Lauren is a certified Health Coach who helps busy Baltimoreans articulate their health and wellness goals, and make measurable, sustainable diet and lifestyle changes for lasting transformation. Though she would never be described as athletic in her youth, Lauren started running as an adult, begrudgingly at first, until she discovered she actually enjoyed it. An 8-time marathoner and 3-time ultra-marathoner, you’ll frequently find Lauren running on roads and trails with her husband John and dog Osita. Lauren is also a current member of Charm City Run's fall marathon training group.