Managing your core temperature is the top priority and key to maximizing performance on a hot day and winning the war of attrition. If your core temperature rises too high, you're done for the day (best case) and may end up in the hospital with something much worse. Below are some tips for preparing for and racing in the heat.
You've probably heard an increase in conversation in all sports, at all levels, about doping, which we feel strongly about addressing as a board. (And thanks to Jenn and Darren for getting this important conversation started recently.)
As a team, we've decided to support the Clean Sport Collective, a non-profit organization dedicated to keeping racing clean and to funding organizations that don't have the funds to properly execute testing. It's free to take the pledge as a team or an amateur athlete, and you can decide to make a donation to them if you wish (they have trucker hats...just saying). We have signed the pledge on behalf of the team and we hope you'll all join us as individuals in doing the same and making the commitment to racing clean!
They're a relatively new organization, so if you're interested on learning more about their work, this is a great article from the fall in RunnersWorld.
In addition to this message, we will be adding a resources section to our website where we'll have information on the Clean Sport Collective, the USAT rules and resources, and links to the USADA where you can find the information on anti-doping. We'll send you a link to the page when it's live!
Thank you all for helping District Multisport set a positive example in our actions & performance out there in the community.
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