The Fleet Feet Blog is full of helpful (and sometimes tasty!) information! Check out these tips to stay safe while running and walking in our dwindling daylight!
Fall is here. As we welcome cooler temps, we also say goodbye to precious hours of daylight. If you run at night or in the morning, you’re likely to spend part of your run in the dark.
According to the National Traffic Highway Safety Administration, 75 percent of pedestrian fatalities in traffic crashes occur in darkness. Most of those occur between the hours of 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. during the fall and winter. The risk is nearly as great in the pre-dawn hours, too.
So, you have to be proactive to stay safe while running in the dark.