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August 6, 2012

This is my daughter’s blog. She is an inspiration to me still running at 32 weeks pregnant!! She shares some great tips!!

Run Far Girl

I feel like I’ve read more tragic stories in the past few months about cyclists and runners being struck and killed during their workouts than I ever have before. Just yesterday a cyclist was killed just outside the Olympic park, when he was struck by a bus. I tend to avoid the news because I often feel like it doesn’t add value to my life and only makes me fearful, anxious and slightly paranoid. But stories that are relevant to running (and other aspects of my life) often find their way to me, like these tragic stories, and I feel compelled to respond. Instead of railing against the drivers, or lack of safety laws I feel as if the only thing I can do is reflect on the way that I run and ask: How Can I be Safe?

1) Be Defensive: Consider every driver a distracted driver: they could…

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2 Comments leave one →
  1. August 6, 2012 6:09 pm

    Thanks for this share! It comes at a great time. I’m still attempting to get my run on more these days…

  2. August 7, 2012 12:03 am

    She blogs just as awesomely as her mom 🙂

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