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Old 07-01-22, 04:01 PM
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Originally Posted by big john View Post
There have been a number of deaths at the L.A. Marathon attributed to hyponatremia. These have typically been people who are relatively untrained and had spent upwards of 5 hours on course, likely guzzling water and nothing else.

I've felt that as long as I continue to eat as well as drink lots of water I should be protected and I am more likely to dehydrate than over-water. I've suffered terrible nausea on a few hot climbing rides and hope to not repeat that.
Dehydration is inevitable and tolerable to a degree. Water intoxication is not. Youre an old dog and know what youre doing.
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