Nutrition is very important, especially before a race. What you eat anywhere from 48 hours to 5 minutes before your race will either help or hinder you. Your energy level, hydration, and muscle soreness depend on the foods you eat even days before the race. Think of the food you eat as the “gasoline” you will burn during the race. It is important to note that you would never want to try something new on the day of the race. Be sure to try new recipes during your training to ensure that everything digests well and that none of it hinders your run. Here are 5 great recipes that are perfect to fuel your body for race day!