Freedom’s Run Half Marathon

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I ran the Freedom's Run Half Marathon today! This was my first race on the east coast and the terrain is definitely different from SoCal. This race was actually in West Virgina and was about 70 miles away so we left the house at 6am to get there in time for the 9am race (I still had to pick up my packet too). Here I am before the race in my trash bag for warmth. I don't … [Read more...]

Prerace Eating: Salty Carbs and Water

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Since I have a half marathon tomorrow I am carb-loading today the best way I know how = Salty Carbs and Water. I totally believe in salty carbs before a race. I have eaten salty carbs before races and long runs for a while now and swear by it. My prerace meal of choice is some kind of Chinese food with lots of rice and soy sauce! So tonight I made a tofu stir-fry with brown … [Read more...]