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Benefits on running completely soaked?

Are there any benefits on running soaked in water? I've been to a half-marathon length race recently. Temperature was high, above 25 ÂșC. There were runners who, in the provisioning sites (I'm not ...
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Training to not drink in hot weather

I usually run for an hour in hot weather every Saturday (I'm in the tropics, so it's usually 30 degrees or above, with around 90% humidity). I weigh myself before and afterwards, and usually I'll lose ...
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3answers
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Running first thing in the morning

I am currently training for a marathon. Due to a change in my schedule starting Dec 1, mornings will be the only time I can run. I heard that it takes about an hour for the body to absorb water, so ...
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What to do before a 5k? Race day advice

What recommendations (fact-based, if possible) do you have for pre-race to ensure optimal performance? Warm up is a given so no need to mention that. But what about nutrition, hydration, rest, etc. ...