QT: Go the Extra Mile for Safety When Running in the Dark (Best Of-ish)
This post was originally part of Episode 331 released in November of 2016 and is more or less copy and pasted from that post. The audio, however, is a new take on the topic.
If you live in the Northern Hemisphere, you’re probably aware that the amount of daylight hours is rapidly eroding as we approach the winter solstice.
If you’re a runner, and I’m assuming you are if you’re reading this, that means there is a very good chance you’ll be running in the dark in the coming weeks and months.
For some of us, running in the dark is pretty much business as usual.
I do the majority of my running before the sun comes up year-round, so if you’re new to running or don’t log many pre-dawn/post-dusk miles, here are some things I’d encourage you to keep in mind when you find yourself running in the dark this winter. Read more