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Kitchen foil – a cooling top tip

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I ran the Al Andalus Ultra Trail in July 2009. It was seriously hot in the south of Andalusia. Actually, the day before the event I went around the village we stayed in and on the traditional Spanish temperature and time display we could read +51 Celsius!

On the starting line I saw one of the experienced French runner with kitchen foil around his bottles. I asked him the and he said it really helped to keep the water cool. I have noticed this on both my tours in Namibia, the bottle in the sun gets remarkably more hot than the bottle in the shade. 

Such a small little trick, but if I could only know them all, then it would be so much easier! 

Have you got a trick like this up your sleeve that you want to share, please let me know and I’ll share it here with others!