Tulsa World: Eat Right Before the Big Race

By JASON ASHLEY WRIGHT World Scene Writer

Published: 10/25/2012

If you've ever finished a marathon - or even if you haven't - the idea of celebrating with a glass of champagne or an ice-cold beer might seem apropos.

But it's not the smartest thing to do, warned Sloan Taylor, a board-certified sports dietitian with the University of Tulsa and St. Francis Hospital.

"Cross the finish line, and indulge in water and fluid-replacement drinks," she said. You can enjoy your alcoholic beverage of choice afterward.

Click here to read more, and Tim Dreiling's comments about how to dress on race day.

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