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Other, Dehydration

2005-06-05 – 2005-06-08

Grade: 3

Despite drinking a lot at every aid station - hot, humid weather caused severe dehydration and early signs of heat stroke at Nipmuck Trail Marathon. Although I probably could have walked those last couple miles, I felt it wasn't worth it and DNF'd around the 24 mile mark and got a ride back. Felt like crap for a couple days.

I appear to lose fluids faster than I can replace them, so need to be very careful and perhaps avoid long distance events in hot, humid weather. Prior years rogaine experience confirms this. Yet every year I inevitably try a long hot run anyway...