These gluten-free snacks are perfect for runners with picky guts.

After my ulcerative colitis diagnosis, the mission became: What are the right foods for me? With so many options popping up for sensitive diets these days, the transition from gluten-packed to gluten-free can be relatively seamless for runners catering to their stomach’s guidelines. I’ve collected my favorite go-to snacks and fuels for those people looking to satisfy their feisty insides—one of which I used during my first marathon! (Also, check out our resident elite runner-blogger Stephanie Bruce’s latest entry on navigating the gut of a celiac.)


CLIF Organic Energy Food Banana Mango With Coconut, $14 for 6 pouches
Pretzel Crisps Minis Gluten-Free, $3-$4.50
Rudi's Gluten-Free Cinnamon Raisin, $5
Love Grown Foods Oat Clusters, $5
Simply 7 Quinoa Chips, $32 for 12 bags
Nii Bar Almond Chocolate Chip, $3
Mary's Gone Crackers Chocolate Chip Cookies, $5 for a box
Luna Lemon Zest Bar, $19 for box of 15
Bare Simply Toasted Crunchy Coconut Chips, $31 for 12 bags