Four Boston Marathon Tips From Dick Beardsley

Among Dick Beardsley's tips for running the Boston Marathon are to have a hydration and nutrition plan that will get you through the race. Photo: www.shutterstock.com

4. Refuel

Boston is similar to all other marathons in that before stepping to the starting line be sure to have a solid race day nutrition plan. “Make sure you’re taking both water and a sports drink at every aid station from the get-go,” Beardsley says. Even if it’s a cool day and you don’t think you need the fluids right away, take them anyway.”

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