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Table 2 Total daily water ingestion of UER along MSUM competition

From: Water and sodium intake habits and status of ultra-endurance runners during a multi-stage ultra-marathon conducted in a hot ambient environment: an observational field based study

  Stage 1 Stage 2 Stage 3 Stage 4 Overall mean
Total daily water intake (ml/day)     
UER 7560 (1540)bb 7488 (2041)bb 7075 (1842)‡‡bb 8313 (2282)bb 7709 (1499)bb
CON 2806 (290) 3411 (201) 3277 (601) 3710 (670) 3301 (163)
SR 7575 (1608) 6986 (2221)c 6729 (2025) 8193 (2581) 7371 (1648)
FR 8520 (1272) 8218 (1510) 7578 (1436) 8487 (1806) 8201 (1110)
Total daily water intake corrected for BM     
(ml/kgBM/day)     
UER 116 (24)bb 111 (33)bb 106 (31)‡bb 124 (39)bb 114 (26)bb
CON 50 (18) 60 (14) 53 (7) 59 (14) 56 (6)
SR 113 (27) 106 (34)‡‡ 103 (35)‡‡ 125 (43) 112 (29)
FR 119 (18) 119 (29) 111 (25) 123 (36) 118 (22)
  1. Mean (SD): UER (n = 54); control (CON, n = 12); slow runners (SR; MSUM mean speed <8 km/h, n = 32); fast runners (FR; MSUM mean speed ≥8 km/h, n = 22). ‡‡ p < 0.01 and ‡ p < 0.05 vs. Stage 4; bb p < 0.01 vs. CON; c p < 0.05 vs. SR.