In this video, you will learn some hints and tips for staying safe when running at night
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In this video, you're going learn some tips for running safely at night.
We are going to touch on 3 pieces of advice: which running gear to choose, which routes to prioritise, and what running style to adopt.
The most important thing is to be able to see well and be seen yourself.
to see better, find yourself a torch and make sure it works well
Where possible, run on well lit paths
Wear reflective clothing so that you can be seen.
Secondly, the route.
nighttime can make it difficult to recognize your surroundings, so its important to know your course well in daylight before you try it at night
Do a preliminary inspection of the type of ground and possible changes in level before you run.
Stick to urban routes like well lit parks that are accessible at night. This will ensure you are running in complete safety.
Thirdly, running techniques.
Running at night calls for care, as visibility is diminished.
Run at a slow pace so that you know exactly where you're putting your feet.
Be aware of your surroundings while staying vigilant of any changes in the terrain.
Adapt your running gear, your route and your running technique when running at night for your enjoyment and safety. Over to you!