30 Mar '16, 2pm

Remember to look around on the run--you never know what you might see.

I never thought much about what’s going on up there until one of my colleagues, RunnersWorld.com Site Director Chris Kraft, brought up one of his favorite things to do on the run, which is to stare at the night sky and look for things most people forget about after their fifth-grade trip to the planetarium. Of course, to get that view, you often need to awaken at an hour that feels awful; Chris likes to run when most of us have a few cycles of REM sleep left. However, his reward from the universe for getting up at that awful hour is often spectacular. He sees constellations in all their angular glory, shooting stars that stop him in his tracks, planets that seem to pulse with light. Advertisement Advertisement You know the rare times when you wake up in the black of night and happen to look out and see a moon so big it looks like it’s rising from the next town over? And yo...

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