Training and racing in the heat involves serious risks, including death, and as a result necessary precautions must be taken to ensure your safety, relative comfort, and the achievement of your goals. Heat exhaustion and heat stroke pose a serious threat and you should learn to recognize these signs. Dehydration, electrolyte imbalance, stomach issues, kidney failure, and footcare problems can all quickly put an end to your event.

You are HIGHLY encouraged to read more about these topics. Numerous articles posted on the web are available.

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