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Elite Carb-Loading for Your 10K


This Saturday runners from all over the world will take part in the 39th annual Cooper River Bridge Run in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, and many of the athletes will dine on a common pre-race food—pasta. Distance runners eat carbs because carbs help a body store glycogen in muscles. This provides the body’s most accessible form of energy which is easily burned in long races like a 10k. To help get you reach the finish line, load up on some of our favorite pasta recipes.