Ep 21: How to Fuel for a Race

Ep 21: How to Fuel for a Race

Research shows optimal fueling improves our performance by 2% to 20% during the race.

Running a marathon can take anywhere from 2-6 hours based on a runner’s fitness level. The energy expenditure while running a marathon is between 2200 and 3200 kcal depending on runners' conditioning, body weight, their running economy and external conditions like weather, elevation,etc.

In this episode, we discuss the fueling strategy - before and during the race. Fueling for various distances, how to prepare your fueling strategy right, from training to the race.

Subramani Venkatesh (Subbu)

Subramani Venkatesh, aka Subbu. Subbu is 7x Ironman. Subbu has been coaching since 2015. While he predominately coaches Triathletes, coaching for running is a dominant part. He has coached atleast 40 athletes so far. Subbu is certified Ironman university coach.

When not coaching he works as a software architect. His running PBs are 5K: 18 mins, 10K: 36 mins, Half Marathon 1h:22m and Marathon 3h:09m (in an Ironman event)

He can be reached on Instagram @subbu31mani

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