Uncrustables

In Which Jenn Has A New Favorite Running Fuel

Ooh, ooh, ooh! Can we talk about my new running fuel obsession? It’s cheap! It’s easy! It’s… UNCRUSTABLES! Yes, the pre-packaged, pre-assembled, frozen version of the humble peanut butter and jelly sandwich is my new pre-run obsession. But really, can you blame me? It’s bread (carbohydrates!), jelly (sugar!), and peanut butter (protein!) in a demure 200-ish calorie package (depending on the flavor you select). It’s also very gentle on your stomach – I ate two over a couple hours the morning before my last 17 mile training run, and I felt great the whole time. I supplemented with Clif...

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