We took a look at popular foods for runners to see what you get for your money. First up- electrolyte drinks.
When you need a little more than water to rehydrate (i.e., on steamy days or for runs lasting longer than an hour), there is an ever-growing number of bevs that deliver the necessary electrolytes and carbs.
The latest addition to the sports drink market has you mix your own—a welcome option for those who like their liquid with a side of good conscience (reuse those bottles!) and savor lower cost per serving.
Hammer Nutrition Endurolytes Fizz Tube ($5): $0.38 per serving
GU Electrolyte Brew Drink Mix ($6.50): $0.54 per serving
Nuun On-the-Go Drink Mix ($6.50): $0.54 per serving
Average Price: $0.49 per serving