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Whatever your reason, hold on to it and remind yourself of it often during the months that lie ahead.
Nearly all marathons include water and aid stations along the way. But if you plan to carry some of your own water on race day:
For any run over 2 hours, aim to take in about 60 grams of carbohydrates per hour.
As glycogen (primary source of energy during the marathon gets depleted over the course of your marathon, your muscles will begin to tire and feel heavy. While no amount of fuel consumption during the race can entirely replace your depleted glycogen, consuming small amounts of carbohydrates can help prevent you from hitting the dreaded wall.
After race day:
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