Friday, September 16, 2016

Weekly RunDown #2 (Sept. 16, 2016)

As I look forward to the Indy Monumental Marathon in November and my first 50 miler (Land Between the Lakes) in March of 2017 I am trying to figure out the nutrition part of things so as to be best prepared.  One of the nutritional resources I have been trying is 33Shake, a Chia gel that only contains 4 ingredients:  Chia Seeds (Salvia Hispanica), coconut palm sugar,  organic Madagascan vanilla, Himalayan pink salt.  To these ingredients, so as to preserve freshness you  “add water for a traditional blend, fruit juice for increased carbs, or even fresh coffee for a caffeine hit.   Bottom line is they taste great and to date they seem to work great as well.  No energy spikes as I get with many gels or GI stress.  I will be doing a more thorough review as I use them more.

Want to get a marathon PR and qualify for Boston this may be the marathon for you:  Jack and Jill’s Downhill Marathon and Half

Are you traveling and want to find if there are any races where you are going, check out this site: Running in the USA

Great info from Dr. Mark Cucuzzella and the Natural Running Center:  Dr. Mark’s Desk

Evan Jager at the Brussels Diamond League race.  Not sure there are many people that can run as fast as he does and make it look so easy.

The Transgrancanria Ultra Trail Race in Gran Canaria, one of Spain’s Canary Islands  - 6 Races from 17K to 265K

2016 Race

2015 Race

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