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Both Husky Squads Ranked In Preseason Poll

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SEATTLE – For the first time since the 2009 season, both the men’s and women’s cross country squads begin the year in the national top-30. The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association announced its preseason voting results today, with the UW women’s team beginning the season ranked 15th overall, and the Husky men coming in at No. 27.

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Dealing with the heat

Written by Dr. John Robertson.

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As a transplanted Texan used to dealing with running in hot weather for a good 6 months of the year, I’ve always respected the quote, “only mad dogs and Englishmen run in the noon-day sun”.  I’m not sure why the English were included.  In order to survive the summer months, one learned how to cope with high temperatures and humidity.  In a nutshell:  slow down, hydrate, acclimatize and stay out of the noon-day sun.