01 Nov '16, 3pm

Defensive Trail Running by @itgoesinflag @irunfar

Run with others or a dog. Simply put, there is strength in numbers. Join in a group run or ask your friends to tag along. “Potential assaults are less likely to happen when Fido is attached to your wrist and can alert you when someone approaches,” says Williams. Be aware of your surroundings. While it’s nice to be in ‘the zone,’ we must continually check in with our environment. Attackers prey on the unaware. “Stay off the phone and keep your head up,” suggests Williams. “Be confident and make eye contact with people.” If they know you’ve seen them, the element of surprise is lost. When listening to music, keep the volume down and use one ear bud. Change your routine. Altering your route and varying the time of day you work out makes it difficult for a stalker to track your movements and locations. If they don’t know where you are, they can’t attack you. Watch what you sha...

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