In Which Jenn Recaps the Marine Corps Marathon Expo

And now – my recap of the Marine Corps Marathon experience! Yay! My marathon adventure began with a quick trip on the Metro. I live just outside of DC already, but it would’ve been a pain getting to the race start from Bethesda, so – SLEEPOVER WITH NICOLE in DC proper! Yay! Nicole picked me up from Dupont and after a brief stop at her place to drop off some of my stuff we sped off to the Expo. People. Do not go to the Expo on Saturday. We waited in an ENORMOUS line. I’d say we were in line...

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In Which Jenn Discusses Mid-Run Fueling

I dunno, guys. I must be doing it wrong. Earlier we talked about pre- and post-run fueling, and that’s very important. But it seems like there’s a whole lot of buzz surrounding the gels and beans and shots and such that provide energy during a run. Many reported that they found substantial improvement in their runs when they consumed something during, and as a fledgling runner I thought: clearly I need some energy gels! After Moon and I had somewhat mixed results with Energy Bits, I was determined to figure out what WOULD work. I went straight to the...

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