How to Keep Running Safe and Enjoyable
SAFETY

How to Keep Running Safe and Enjoyable

March 21, 2017

How to Keep Running Safe and Enjoyable

  • Don't run when you have a hurt or injured foot, ankle or knee.

  • Dress for the weather and time of day. Wear reflective clothing if you run at night, for instance.

  • Stay well hydrated -- drink plenty of water before, during and after a run.

  • Train carefully for races and competitions.

  • Don't run in isolated or dangerous areas.

  • Don't run when you're sick or exhausted.

Updated:  

March 21, 2017

Reviewed By:  

Godsey, Cynthia M.S., M.S.N., APRN