10 Oct '16, 12pm

Steamtown marathon recap and new pr!

Steamtown marathon recap and new pr!

It’s been awhile since I got to write about a race that went exactly the way I hoped but this was that race. From the daily emails that Steamtown sent with runner info (and humor) to the weather, things were organized and looking good for race day. So settle in for a full recap, for those of you that want the details. I took the taper and carb loading seriously. I was going crazy last week with only a few short runs and was doubting myself but on Saturday all of my worrying switched to excitement. My parents came to watch the girls so we left Saturday afternoon for the expo, dinner (sushi), dessert (Krispy Kreme!) and an early bedtime. I woke up Sunday early and ate a bagel with a little peanut butter and half a banana and drank Performance (electrolytes) two hours before the race, plus probably 16 ounces of water. I feel like I nailed fueling in this race- I felt good fro...

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