The Ultimate Guide to Eating and Fueling for Marathon Training & Race Success!

You have one shot at running a great marathon! Give your body what it needs so that you can train and run successfully!

It's not worth all of your time and training, all of those long runs, and high mileage weeks if you are not fueling properly and implementing nutritional techniques specific to YOUR body and what it needs to run a MARATHON.

You have one shot. Get it right.

Here is why every marathoner needs this course:

Every year, 40% of all marathoners who start a marathon race will experience some level of glycogen depletion, a.k.a. “hitting the wall”. Out of that 40%, two-fifths will be forced to drop out of the marathon all together. All that hard training over the course of days, weeks, and months, are flushed away in a matter of hours. If we did put in the appropriate training, the biggest factor to blame is our nutrition. If we have properly trained, it comes down to the question of, "Are you giving your body enough fuel to power your marathon at the pace that you want to run?”

It's hard to know if you are giving your body enough fuel if you are following generalized nutrition guidelines. You need something more personalized, a plan for YOUR body, and YOUR needs, for YOU to follow. And this is exactly what this kit will do for you.

Through the accompanying workbook, course sections, and the calculators included in this kit, derived from Harvard Researcher Benjamin Rapoport and Exercise Physiologists, William McArdle and Scott Powers, you will calculate and develop your own personalized marathon race nutrition plan.

By personalized, I mean that you will get a 9 STEP PLAN that will help you figure out:

  • Your fitness level through a VO2 test in order to determine your energy/fuel needs when running.
  • What your maximum sustainable running pace is for your fitness level. This will help you choose healthy, realistic paces to run at and to determine how much fuel you will need at that pace. Ultimately, you will crush those time goals and finish the marathon strong and with a smile!
  • Find out how many carbs and fats you are burning throughout the race so that you can effectively refuel.
  • Your glycogen (carbohydrate) storage capacity on a typical day and when fully carboloaded.
  • When you will exhaust your glycogen stores (whether you have carbo-loaded or have not carbo-loaded) and therefore, at what mile you will "hit the wall" during the marathon.
  • Develop your personal race refuel plan to absolutely avoid hitting the wall.

We will also talk about:

  • what we burn when we run
  • which diets are the best for us as a runner
  • what kinds of foods we should eat
  • what is optimal fuel for a runner
  • find our personalized nutritional needs as a runner
  • how to menu plan for successful eating habits
  • how to fuel specifically before, during, and after long and short runs
  • how many carbs YOUR body can store
  • what mile YOU will hit the wall based on your profile
  • how to come up with a solid race refuel plan
  • carbo-loading guidelines and two different plans
  • what your pre-race meal should look like
  • and how to recover from a race from the nutritional aspect

This 30 page workbook provides you with:

  • a space to record your profile information
  • space to work through your personalized 9 STEP Marathon Nutrition Prep Plan
  • your menu planning & shopping list printables
  • a good foods shopping list
  • quick snack & meal ideas
  • cheat sheets for when, how, and what to eat before, during, and after a long run and a short run
  • a high carbohydrate foods list
  • your carob-loading guidelines and planning space
  • pre-race meal guidelines and planning space
  • and how to recover nutritionally after a race

Is this for you?

  • Are you in training for a half marathon or especially a marathon?
  • Do you want to give your body exactly what it needs in order to be successful at long distance running?
  • Are you worried that by consuming a high carbohydrate diet as a runner you will put on weight?
  • Do you want to feel great and eat like a marathoner should eat?
  • Do you want to get your "one shot" right?

If you nodded your head then this course is for you!

Your Instructor

Molly Mawhinney
Molly Mawhinney

Hi! I'm Molly, the voice behind All About Marathon Training. I coach marathoners and half marathoners through personalized plans and self training tools. With 6 marathons under my belt and and B.S. in Kinesiology with a focus in Exercise Science, I'm excited to help you achieve all of your running dreams!

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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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