When we got to the start line, I ate a banana while I was waiting for the race to start. During the race, I had four of these:
And lots of water. After the 32k mark, I drank Gatorade as well.
When the race was over:
I ate a plain bagel and apple and drank a water. We also stopped for one of these:
I actually wasn't that hungry for the rest of the day. We had friends coming over for a dinner celebration and I had a quick snack before they came:
We ordered dinner as there was no way I was cooking:
And enjoyed the lovely desert that my friends brought:
And that is what I ate the day I ran my first marathon, May 6th, 2012. You can read all about the race here!