You lace up your running shoes, and open the door. Icy winds rush to greet you.
You set off down the street, but your nose starts to drip after a few minutes in the cold air. You sniff and you sniff, but soon your nose becomes too runny to bear. What does etiquette demand of the runner who must be relieved of this wintertime woe?
You could wipe your nose on your sleeve or let it freeze on your face. Or you could blow a snot rocket.
Phil Young, operator of Fleet Feet Davenport, understands your dilemma. Blowing a snot rocket is a skill that every runner could benefit from because it helps clear your airways and lets you breathe easier.
The steps to blow a snot rocket aren't that difficult—it isn't (snot) rocket science. But you can mess it up. So here are five simple steps to properly blowing a snot rocket: