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Lights Out: Tips For Running In The Dark

  • By Triathlete.com
  • Published Dec 23, 2011
  • Updated Oct 24, 2012 at 4:06 PM UTC


Watch your step. “Things look different at night,” says Hinton, “and your footing can easily be compromised.” Leave the iPod at home and pay careful attention to your surroundings. Run facing traffic and with a buddy. To see obstacles ahead, particularly on trails, Hinton recommends wearing a headlamp (Petzl makes a wide range of options; petzl.com) or carrying a flashlight.

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