Ep. 65 – The RUNATL Podcast with Guest Jacob Geisler


The RUNATL Podcast is hosted by Big Peach Running Co. Founder, Mike Cosentino, and Director of Marketing, Dave “D2” Martinez. This week on the RUNATL Podcast D2 goes solo with Jacob Geisler to discuss race-day nutrition so you can avoid common mistakes and help you have a great finish.

RUNATL Podcast

Hello, Friends!

Unfortunately, Mike was unable to host this episode but Dave “D2” Martinez took over the mic to cover the topic of sport/race-day nutrition with Jacob Geisler. Jacob is not only a Tech Rep for Gu Energy but has a Masters Degree in Exercise & Nutrition Science which makes him an expert on how to properly fuel for races ranging from 5K distances all the way to Ultra events.

Show Notes

To read more details about Eliud Kipchoge’s accomplishment in breaking the 2-hour marathon barrier, check out this article.

Read more about Brigid Kosgei World Record at the Chicago Marathon.

Maggie Guterl was the first woman to win the Big’s Backyard Ultra and in doing so, beat out all the men in this last person standing ultra-marathon.

Check out this interview with Shalane Flanagan after announcing her retirement from professional running.

Check out the Gu Energy Glossary! They have a comprehensive explanation of the terms and it’s a great resource if you’re wondering what some of these terms mean. We would also recommend you check out their blog with some great info and race reports from their athletes that you can learn from.

We hope you gained some valuable information for your next big event, whether it’s a 5K or 50K, nutrition matters (as does recovery)! Until next time, MAY YOUR BEST MILES BE THOSE COVERED ON FOOT!

– D2