What kind of warning signs of heatstroke or dehydration might athletes start to notice before it's too late?
Besides just drinking water, what should athletes be thinking about before and during a race, particularly those athletes who are just on the cusp of more competitive environments, preparing for longer distances or generally inexperienced with longer races?
For a decently conditioned athlete, it seems like it didn't take long for Doug Wetzel to develop heatstroke. Is this common? The morning temperatures in Rock Hall on May 30 ranged from 71 to 77 degrees F.
Is loss of memory common in severe heatstroke?