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Midsummer Nights Run

Now, fair runners, let us welcome pleasant midsummer night runs while being properly illuminated with bright reflective clothing and running gear to keep us safe. Summer evening and night runs are common for many of us, allowing us to avoid the heat and humidity of...

Older but Bolder

As we grow older, we are challenged in different ways and to overcome these challenges successfully, we must become bolder and more courageous. There’s a misconception and presumption that we grow slower as we age as runners and that’s not necessarily...

Lean Safely Away from Danger

When we face decisions, do we consistently lean safely away from danger(s) that we may encounter? Some decisions are easier than others. For example: in the summer–to carry water or not, to wear a headlamp when running in the dark or not. But others might lead...

Vacation Vest Safety

Preparing for vacation and packing for running, almost everyone will reach for a running vest of some sort. Some vests are more reflective than others. In fact, for some lightweight vests, the only purpose of the vest is to reflect light. But even the lightweight...

Dog Safety

Dogs are frequent companions of runners and walkers and we need to make sure we take adequate precautions to keep our pets safe and make sure that they can be seen in all weather conditions. Motorists sometimes cannot see dogs as well as people as they are below the...

2Toms Footshield

Healthy feet are important to every athlete. We must not forget to take good care of our feet. Sometimes, we forget to take adequate precautions to keep our feet healthy or take it for granted that our feet will be “fine”. But that’s unwise: it can...

BuffUSA Arm Sleeves

Armed with the wonderful running experience testing the Buff USA UV arm sleeves over the past month (tested daily from May 7-June 4, 2017 except for May 8), it’s time to present a review. But first, brief disclaimer: I received a pair of the Buff USA UV arm...

Cautious Safety: Making Singlets Bright

Safety is a paramount concern for all of us when we exercise. Simple precautious and cautious steps that we take daily can keep us more safe on the roads and trails upon which we run, walk, and bike. Let’s focus today on the shirts and singlets (the upper body...

Spring Safely into Summer

Happy Memorial Day! The unofficial beginning of summer (Yes, I know it’s still spring until June and we want you to be safe in spring too: that’s why this blogpost is transitional;). As we ease into more sunny, warmer, weather, more runners and athletes...

Lincoln Half: Sibling Revelry

It is a joy to be able to run and exercise with family and friends. When we were kids, we think of sibling rivalry. But as adults, it becomes sibling revelry as we enjoy healthy activities that enrich our lives, boost our endurance, and make us stronger. This is...