What to Eat Before a Triathlon

Triathlon Event My first sprint triathlon is coming up on Saturday. Your website has been amazing for me. Quick question: What type of breakfast is the best the morning of the race?

Heather from Missouri

Triathlon Event Hi Heather,

Thank you for contacting and thank you for the kind words regarding the website!

Great question! We suggest you eat a breakfast that’s pretty bland and high in carbs several hours before the start of your triathlon. Grab a bowl of cereal or granola along with some orange juice. Between the carbs and sugar in both, you’re sure to have the energy you’ll need when you hear the gun.

One caution: Be sure to eat several hours before the race to avoid any unpleasent side effects during the race.

Addition Resources:Race Day: The Morning of your Triathlon

Best of luck in your race!

Be well.
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