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Recipe: High-carb diet for marathoners undergoes refinement over years

  • JAMM AQUINO / 2012
                                Honolulu resident Jonathan Lyau was the first male finisher during the 18th annual Komen Hawaii Race for the Cure 5K run in 2012 at Kapiolani Park.

    JAMM AQUINO / 2012

    Honolulu resident Jonathan Lyau was the first male finisher during the 18th annual Komen Hawaii Race for the Cure 5K run in 2012 at Kapiolani Park.

  • The Lyau family, — Spencer, 13, left, Sierra, 15, mom Kelli and dad Jonathan — dine on lentil stew in their Honolulu home. The high-carbohydrate dish, above left, is typical of what Kelli prepares in the days before a big race.

    The Lyau family, — Spencer, 13, left, Sierra, 15, mom Kelli and dad Jonathan — dine on lentil stew in their Honolulu home. The high-carbohydrate dish, above left, is typical of what Kelli prepares in the days before a big race.

The first week of December is when thousands of marathon entrants, many novices, are deciding what is best to eat before putting their bodies through a stress test of several hours. Read more

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