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The best foods to eat before a running race are anything that is high in carbohydrates and low in fat. Something like banana, oats, pasta or bread are all good choices.

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How to not crap my pants while running a 5k cross country race what should i eat drink when should i use the toilet etc?

Use the restroom an hour or two before the race.Eat easily digestible foods about an hour or two before the race such as bananas, granola bars, etc. The night before eat high-carb foods.

Should you eat chick-fil-a the night before a 5k?

There isn't really forbidden foods the night before a race, but it is always best to avoid anything you've never eaten as you don't know how you will react to it, and meat is also not always the best idea, especially before a long race. The best food the eat before a race is something healthy and with carbohydrates like pasta.

What foods should you eat the day before a race?

Meals high in carbohydrates (pasta) is good before a race.

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Why do athletes drink a glass of glucose water just before running a race?

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What do race horse eat before going to race?

Race horses are feed a diet of high energy foods such as oat, however feeding a horse before they work is not a good idea is it can cause colic so they are not feed before they race as they could die.

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What are good foods to eat before a XC 5k race besides pasta?

Also any food with alot of carbs like bread and pasta. I wouldn't eat any sugary foods like candy before the race.

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Lots of food with carbs. Helps if you eat them the day before your race.

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What happens to your breathing rate after a running race?

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Can you warm up a horses legs before a race?

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I am about to run a race in a few weeks where could I get a good pair of trail running shoes?

REI, Saucony and your local running store all have great trail running shoes. You're going to want to wear them in before the race, so try to order them or buy them quickly.

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Same as any other endurance athlete, which is mostly foods that are high in carbohydrates.

When running a 100m race who will be running on the bends?

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What was the first race in the first Olympic games?

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