Tag Archives: running safety

’tis the season to be distracted

I nearly got hit by a car twice last night, walking home from the train stop. I think there’s a new law here in my state: if a car approaches a 4-way or 3-way stop and there’s no other cars … Continue reading

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this post is not really about a run

I always enjoy finding out about awful crimes in my neighborhood by happening upon news crews when I’m out running. (Warning– discussion of sexual assault in this post.) This weekend is booked solid so I moved Saturday’s 5 miler to … Continue reading

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How many times do I need to say it, PLEASE DON’T HONK AT RUNNERS

Apparently today was “honk at the fat woman in running tights” day. The first half of my 6 mile loop takes me along a busy 6-8 lane divided highway with strip malls and lots of intersections to negotiate. The speed … Continue reading

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