For those who are interested in how the body reacts to endurance racing and nutrition, this article explains well. It also has a very generic hydration and nutrition schedule. Your own experience should take precedence.
Learn more about how to optimize the wind during your training here.
Glycogen depletion and dehydration are THE 2 things that will slow you down in a marathon race. Find out how to avoid them.
Here are some tips on hydration and carb loading from the book “Advanced Marathoning” by Pete Pfitzinger & Scott Douglas
See this outstanding training article which will help you train more effectively, by coach Jeff Gaudette of Runners Connect.
If you have a GPS-enabled watch, read this:
An article explaining why the super long runs are not necessary for marathon success, especially for those running longer than 3:45. Instead, focus on improving your aerobic threshold (fastest pace you can run aerobically and burn fat efficiently) and use the theory of accumulated fatigue to get your legs prepared for the full marathon.
Here's one for everyone. Demonstrates that running easy is still just as good as running fast.
"Why you Don't Need to Train Fast to Run Fast"
This is a good article titled "Are You Running Enough Miles"?
Here is a race pace chart that will help in planning your races and workouts:
A chart of temperature-adjusted pace times for the extreme heat and cold weather: