2014 Triathlete Buyer’s Guide: Beginner Run Essentials

Photo: John David Becker

Mid-race nutrition

Keeping up your nutrition intake—specifically carbohydrates for fuel and electrolytes for hydration—will help you to finish a race strongly. A drink mix such as Infinit: Speed (page 98 in the Buyer’s Guide), with its quick-absorbing simple carbs and a good mix of electrolytes, is all the nutrition you’ll need in a sprint-distance race.