works double-time to shift excess heat produced by working muscles during training. As the mercury rises, so does that cooling effort. And if your body struggles to keep up, you can suffer from dehydration or heat illnesses, such as cramp and heat
in the cool waters. But it's not for me. I down the last of the juice and then I'm hotfooting it (read: lying down on the back seat of a minibus) back to the hotel. I've got a very important recovery phase to take care of.
-wielding volunteer lops the lid off a coconut for me. Gulping back the coconut milk I notice the Caribbean Sea is the final destination of this race experience for many, soaking their weary legs in the cool waters. But it's not for me. I down the last of the juice
off into the darkness from the Long Bay Beach Park on the long, gentle slope down to Negril. One of the considerable appeals of the Reggae Marathon is the fantastically unique support, with steel drum bands, cars blaring tunes from speakers stacked
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