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Just wondering if anyone can help me! I've been running regularly for about 18 months and am now training for my first half marathon (in October). I ran an 8.5 mile fun run in June and am up to ten miles in my training runs.
When I finish my 8+ mile runs, I become nauseous, light headed and have horrific stomach cramps and end up dashing to the toilet! I then end up crawling in to bed for a couple of hours until it passes because I literally can't sit up or stand! I don't have this problem with my 5 mile runs (which I do at least twice a week) or after gym workouts its just when I go over the 7.5 mile runs. I take a bottle of sugar free squash with me on my runs and I drink water when I get home.
My general diet is very good, I eat healthily, drink plenty of fluids and eat plenty of fruit & veg! I have lost 2 stone this year following the weight watchers programme but my weight loss has only benefited my running.
I am just wondering if anybody has any sugestions of anything that I can try to stop this from happening?