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What affects how many calories you burn during a marathon?
Altitude, sun exposure, wind, humidity and temperature can all affect how many calories you burn during a marathon. If race day is sunny, hot and humid, your internal body temperature will be higher, boosting your basal metabolic rate and increasing your calorie burn.
How many calories do you burn when you run?
As a runner, you’ll burn more calories per hour if you weigh 210 pounds than if you weigh 125. According to Harvard Health Publishing, a 125-pound person who runs for 30 minutes at 5 mph (a 12-minute mile) will burn 240 calories, while a person who weighs 155 will burn 288 calories running at that same speed 鈥?and a 185-pound person will burn 336.
Does running a marathon make you lose more or less weight?
Increasing your running pace will make you burn more calories. Per Harvard, a 155-pound runner who averages 5 mph burns 288 calories every half hour, while a runner of the same weight who runs a faster 7.5 mph burns 450 鈥?and a 155-pound runner who does a 6-minute mile burns 562. Faster runners, therefore, might lose more weight during a marathon.
What is a typical marathoner’s diet?
Running Planet says that a typical marathoner’s diet is around 65 percent carbohydrate, 25 percent protein and 10 percent fat.