Jermain Jones wipes sweat from his face after running with teammates from Northern Nash High School's cross-country team Thursday at Ennis Park in Red Oak. Coaches and other experts emphasized several safety steps for athletes training in summer, with staying hydrated being a common warning.
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Jermain Jones wipes sweat from his face after running with teammates from Northern Nash High School's cross-country team Thursday at Ennis Park in Red Oak. Coaches and other experts emphasized several safety steps for athletes training in summer, with staying hydrated being a common warning.

Athletes train carefully in hot weather

By Tyler Kes
Staff Writer

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If there is one truth all of the residents of North Carolina can agree upon, it is that the weather gets really hot here during the summer.

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