Run This, Eat That!

How many calorie bites are you really burning during your run? Find food equivalents for your next workout!

One of the most commonly quoted reasons to run: “I can eat whatever I want!” But should you? To calculate how much caloric damage running really does, we’ve equated the energy burn* from common race distances with the food you’d need to eat to level off your tank. Not that we recommend popping 793 grapes after a marathon—even though it sounds kind of fun to try!

*Calories based on an average 145-pound woman running at a 10-minute per mile pace with relative comfort.