25 Jul '14, 4pm

Running in a new neighborhood: @walkjogrun

Running in a new neighborhood: @walkjogrun

My family is in the process of moving. And in all the madness, my husband and I have one big concern: Learning good running routines in our new neighborhood. Already we’re discovering that the terrain – though only six miles away from our last home – is much more challenging. Sidewalks, or lack thereof, are another concern. I know we’ll eventually hit our stride, but if you’re in a similar boat, here are some tips to get you started. Look at a map Before we did anything else, I simply pulled up a map of our new place and started drawing out loops in different mile increments. You can plot your loops out with our website or app and also see what your neighbors are running with our “Find a Route ” feature. Take walks Before we laced up to run the streets, we took a few family walks on the paths we thought might be good running route bets. By strolling, we were able to confir...

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