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comment by ButterflyEffect
ButterflyEffect  ·  1528 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Madison Marathon: my first full marathon

I mostly use gels and protein bars, but one thing I've really enjoyed is honey roasted peanuts. Light weight, you get some salt, some sugar, and a lot of protein/fat to keep you going. Also toyed with the idea of packing some coconut shavings or flakes. I've done dried mangos before, those are really good too. I don't believe in loading your body with junk food and only gels during a long run, but also haven't ran long enough distances to know if it makes a difference or not.

Hill intervals!? Holy hell, man. I'll do hills, I'll do intervals, but never both at the same time. That's intense.