During the hot humid summer months many runners will to choose to run at dark for cooler temps. Whether you choose to run early morning or late evening there are some safety precautions you should follow when running in the dark.
- Wear a Light
If you have to run in the early morning or at night it is important to wear a light. They make many different versions but a simple one is a magnet base reflective light. They usually either have a smiley face or shaped like a shamrock. People will usually run with one in the front and one in the back.
- Wear Bright and Reflective Clothing
The makers of shirts and shorts are adding more reflective material in the cloths.
- Always remember that you can’t win the battle with a car.
Run on the Left Side of the Road or on the Sidewalk