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The Best Foods for Runners  

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List of the best foods for runners, as ranked by running enthusiasts. As people who enjoy running and do so regularly know, you can’t truly do your best on a run without the right fuel. The food you consume before a run will act as the gas that will keep you going during your trek. By eating unhealthy foods before a run you may end up feeling sick, with massive cramps,and unable to finish running. If you want to complete a successful run, the key is to eat the right food first.

The best way to guarantee a great run is by stocking up on essential nutrients from antioxidants like vitamin E to potassium. Plenty of fruits, vegetables, and healthy carbs are filled with the vitamins, nutrients, and minerals that will properly prepare you for a run. Protein-rich foods such as eggs, almonds, and beans are also a great way to fuel up.

What are the best foods for runners? If you want to compete in a race, run a marathon, or just go for a jog around the park, you need to make sure that your body can handle the run. A strong, healthy diet is the top way to prepare for any type of run. If you don't see your favorite pre-run foods on this list of foods for runners, make sure to add them.

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Banana is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Foods for Runners
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Chicken (Food) is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Foods for Runners
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Egg is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Foods for Runners
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Almond is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Foods for Runners
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Peanut butter is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Foods for Runners
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Blueberry is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Foods for Runners
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Trout is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Foods for Runners
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Cereal is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Foods for Runners
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Apple is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Foods for Runners
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Avocado is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Foods for Runners
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Yogurt is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Foods for Runners
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Salad is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Foods for Runners
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Blackberry is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Foods for Runners
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Turkey is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Foods for Runners
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Dark chocolate is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Foods for Runners
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Oatmeal is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Foods for Runners
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Tuna is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Foods for Runners
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Salmon is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Foods for Runners
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Whole Wheat/Whole Grain Pasta is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Foods for Runners
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Strawberries is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Foods for Runners
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Raspberry is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Foods for Runners
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Yam is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Foods for Runners
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Cucumber is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Foods for Runners
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Milton's Whole Grain Bread is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Foods for Runners
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Cod is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Foods for Runners