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How to fuel your body for the Twilight Bay Run

How to fuel your body for the Twilight Bay Run

What you eat and drink before you run can have a huge impact on your energy, comfort and performance.
We bring you our top tips for nailing your race-day nutrition, so you get the most out of your run.

By Liz Lovering, accredited sports dietitian, qualified chef, intraining coach and runner

It can be difficult to know what you should eat, and when you should eat, when preparing for the Twilight Bay Run as start times are late in the day, compared to most other fun runs.

The good news is that the same sports nutrition principles apply, regardless of when you race. The type and timing of your meals and snacks is important, as is ensuring that you practice your race-day nutrition in training so you know what works best for you.

What sort of foods should I eat to prepare for the run?

Is there an optimal time to eat?

The Twilight Bay Run races start from 4pm onwards, so it’s important to allow enough time to digest your food—leave two to four hours for meals (lunch), and less for snacks (afternoon tea).

Tips for fuelling your body before the Twilight Bay Run:

 

If you would like help with implementing the best eating plan for your race-day goals, come in and see Liz,  intraining’s accredited sports dietitian. Liz will help you refine your nutritional routine to maximise your energy, performance and enjoyment on the day.

For bookings, call 3367 3088 today or email clinic@intraining.com.au

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