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Do These 7 Things the Night Before an Ultra Marathon

Tip #3: Eat

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So, it’s the day before your big race.

You’ve done everything right — logged the miles, eaten the healthy food, dealt with injuries, bought the equipment, tapered your mileage, picked up your bib, and traveled to the race location. You’re here. Months of steady progress has led to this moment. But now….what should you do?




Runner's Life is a publication for advice and stories from the intersection of running and life. By runners, for runners.

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Björn Jóhann

Björn Jóhann

A queer, herbivorous, leftist Viking. I write about society, justice, and popular media. UChicago grad. Based in Iceland.

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