ABOUT THE AUTHORS

Frida Run Thordardottir is dietitian. She attended the University of Georgia in the United States where she graduated with a master’s degree in nutrition in 1996. Since then, Frida has worked at the University of Iceland, largest health and fitness center in Iceland and at the Icelandic Health Check Center (local health clinic in Reykjavik, Iceland). She is a member of the Health Committee of the Olympic and Sports Association of Iceland. Frida Run is one of Iceland’s best runners. She is a multiple Icelandic champion and was continuously in the icelandic national team in athletics for over 20 year.

Steinar B. Adalbjornsson is dietitian and, like Frida Run, pursued his studies in the United States. He graduated with a B.Sc. degree in food and nutrition in 1997 from Auburn University and a master’s degree in nutrition in 2000 from the same university. Steinar finished the registered dietitian program in 2000 and passed the RD exam, offered by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics in the fall of 2000. Prior to his US studies, Steinar completed a P.Ed. degree in 1992. Steinar started running once his soccer career ended and has now been running for several years with great results, including ultra marathons, marathons, half marathons and shorter distances as well as several triathlons.

Both Frida and Steinar are well known in their native country Iceland and are recognized for their skills as dietitians. Together, Frida Run and Steinar are able to share important information on diet and nutrition for runners, prior to runs and races, during the runs and races and in the days following runs.

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