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Gatorade Endurance

Train with what’s on course.

The Gatorade Endurance line of products is an elite line of sports nutrition products for endurance athletes who have specific fueling needs. Grounded in years of hydration and sports nutrition research conducted by the Gatorade Sports Science Institute, the Gatorade Endurance line of products help deliver fluids and nutrients endurance athletes need for training and racing. Learn more about the Gatorade Endurance line of products at gatoradeendurance.com.


Here are the products you will find on the course:

Gatorade Endurance Formula Gatorade Endurance Formula
Where to find on race day:
Start hydration stations and course aid stations (located along the course approximately one to two miles apart)

What it does:
With nearly double the sodium and triple the potassium of original Gatorade Thirst Quencher, Endurance Formula is a specialized sports drink, designed to hydrate athletes engaging in prolonged training and racing when fluid, electrolyte and carbohydrate losses can be significant.

Gatorade Endurance Energy Gel Gatorade Endurance Energy Gel
Where to find on race day:
On-course at Aid Stations 10 and 14

What it does:
Endurance Energy Gel provides carbohydrate energy that’s easy to take down and has a smooth mouthfeel. Gatorade Endurance Energy Gels will be available in both caffeinated and non-caffeinated flavors. Caffeinated Caramel Candy and non-caffeinated Mango and Apple Pear will be at Aid Stations 10 and 14. One serving of Gatorade Endurance Non-Caffeinated Energy Gel provides 20 grams of carbohydrate, 90 mg of sodium and 80 calories. One serving of Gatorade Endurance Caffeinated Energy Gel has 30 mg of caffeine.

Where to find on race day:
Runner Refreshment (finish chute)

What it does:
MUSCLE MILK PRO SERIES® Protein Shake has 40g of protein and 1g of sugar to help you recover after exercise. MUSCLE MILK PRO SERIES® Protein Shake’s high-quality protein also helps support muscle rebuilding, muscle growth, and maintenance of muscle mass.

Where to buy

As you train for the Bank of America Chicago Marathon, find out which of these Gatorade Endurance products work best for you. Fuel your pre-race training with Gatorade Endurance products by finding them at a local sports specialty store or ordering online.

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