Eat, hydrate and stay cool
- Drink plenty of water to stay hydrated, especially if you’re drinking alcohol.
- Know your alcohol limit.
- Eat well before the event and allow time for the food to digest. Have regular snacks throughout the event to keep yourself going.
- Alcohol and other drugs can affect your body’s ability to regulate temperature. Heat stroke and hypothermia can easily happen. When the sun is out, wear sun protection and take regular breaks in the shade. When the sun goes down, have warm clothes ready.