Fuelling for a 50+ mile Ultra(marathon)

Running a marathon used to be a challenge only a few brave runners would dare to take on, and running an ultra was an even smaller group of individuals.

However, participation in ultras has increased significantly in the last few years, and the trend does not look like slowing down.

Nutrition For Endurance Runners

So much has been written about nutrition for runners you’d think everyone would be getting it right.

But there is so much information out there that it can be pretty daunting to try and make sense of it all.

Plus all the information out there encourages people to skip the basics.

How To Fuel For A 50 Km Ultra Marathon

Running 50km is no small feat and one element that is often overlooked is nutrition - your race day fuel.

Good nutrition can be the difference between finishing the race, setting a PB, or not finishing at all. Whether you are new to running or a seasoned ultra runner, a nutrition plan is key in supporting your training adaptations, helping you recover, and getting you to the start line injury-free.

Subscribe

Sign up to receive news and updates

I promise not to spam your inbox too often!

We use cookies to improve your experience and to help us understand how you use our site. Please refer to our cookie notice and privacy statement for more information regarding cookies and other third-party tracking that may be enabled.

© 2023 On Track Nutritionist

Facebook icon
Instagram icon
Email icon
Intuit Mailchimp logo