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Race Hydration Begins NOW!!

From Staying hydrated is critical to your running performance and, more importantly, for preventing heat-related illnesses. Dehydration in athletes may lead to fatigue, headaches , decreased coordination, and muscle cramping . Other heat-related illnesses, such as heat exhaustion and heatstroke , have even more serious consequences. Runners need to pay attention to what and how much they’re drinking before, during and after exercise. Pre-Run Hydration If you're doing a long run or race (more than 8 to 10 miles), it's important to make sure you're well-hydrated during the few days leading up to your long run . You know you're well-hydrated if you void large volumes of pale urine at least six times a day.  In the days leading up to your long run (or race), drink plenty of water and nonalcoholic fluids . Not only does alcohol dehydrate you, but it can also prevent you from getting a good night's sleep. It's not a good idea to

Thanks to Our Race Sponsors

Our 2013 Race Sponsors We receive generous support from the following sponsors in both monetary and in-kind donations. When in Town for the Race, just visiting for the weekend, or out on a Stay-Cation please visit our Sponsors and Thank them for supporting the Covered Bridges Half Marathon!! GOLD LEVEL Foley Distributing, Rutland Vermont Harpoon Brewery Ibex Quechee Gorge Village Listen to MAXX 93.9 online Woodstock VT Listen to WGXL online Hanover NH Listen to Pulse 94.3 online White River Junction VT Listen to KIXX 100.5 online Lebanon NH SILVER LEVEL Shackleton Thomas Top Acres Farm South Woodstock Sugarbush Farm Strong House Spa Woodstock Farmers Market Calkins Portable Toilets PARTNERS Woodstock Recreation Department Hartford Recreation Department Hartland Recreation Department Hartford Area Chamber of Commerce Woodstock Chamber of Commerce Quechee Lakes Landowners Association Towns of Hartford, Pomfret & Woodstock Villages of Quechee and Woodstock ~~~~~~~~~~~