A scary account of a mid-run altercation, and how to stay safe if it happens to you: via @MilePosts

By Dorothy Beal Yesterday was the first official day of summer break for my oldest, Chloe—it also meant that it was Day 1 of triple stroller summer training. I set off with heaviness in my legs but tried to have happiness in my heart. I get to run – I don’t have to – I repeated to myself. At mile one, I saw a woman up ahead. I wanted to pass her. I wanted to take some of her energy for myself. I caught up to her in the last minute of my first mile. As I ran past, I said ‘good morning’ and smiled. She paused, ‘looks like I need to pick up the pace if you’re passing me pushing three kids!’ I smiled and said thank you and told her it wasn’t easy. Mile two was slower. I reminded myself that an 8:20 start is not nearly early enough to start running in the summer with little people. Too sunny. Too hot. At mile three, I found my groove. I was tired but happy. I felt like I was ha...

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