This article by Alister Gardner, elite trail runner and co-owner of xact nutrition, draws on his expertise and experience of how to best prepare for race day. It includes eating and carb loading advice to best optimise your fuel reserves pre-race plus helpful advice of how to avoid GI-Stress. Alister describes the advantages of carb loading and how to go about doing it yourself so you can best prepare for race day. The principles are the same for cycling running, triathlon or any other endurance sport race event.
If it is warm and you find yourself sweating more (especially for those who sweat and have sweat crystals on their skins clothes afterwards), swap every other FRUIT2 for a FRUIT3 E-beet to ensure you maintain your electrolyte balance.