Just How Many Times should a Runner fill up that Camelback?

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With running season officially off to the races, it’s time for runners to gear up. From new shoes to dry-wick clothing to sweat bands, there are many yearly investments for a serious runner to maintain their comfort. However, the most important commodity to stock up is water. With 5Ks, 10Ks and marathons abound, how much water should a runner be storing in their camelback or other hydration system?

There is a very fine balance between too much and too little water in the sport of running. Hydration is key to peak performance so finding this equilibrium is vital.

The Daily News’ Running Doc answers a reader’s question about hydration during training. This comprehensive guide is a great resource for any runner or sports enthusiast.