Getting ready for race day

Louisiana Marathon weekend — Jan. 16-18 — is almost here. Check in every day with The Advocate to get set. ... And go online for video links to help with the training.

Day 13

GU is a nutritional supplement that is good for longer runs as it helps provide your body with the necessary nutrition you need. There are numerous brands and flavors of GU. Best practice is to try them on your training runs so you know how your body responds and there are no surprises on race day.

Link to video: http://youtu.be/Z2eg-bTnUGw