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Six Strategies For Safe Summer Running

  • By Mario Fraioli
  • Published Jun 14, 2013
  • Updated Oct 7, 2013 at 8:57 PM UTC
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6. Embrace The Great Indoors

I’m usually not one to advocate running on a treadmill unless there’s ice on the ground, but when temps hit the triple digits, there’s nothing wrong with the occasional escape to air conditioning, either. Having the ability to control your conditions is obviously safer than baking under the hot summer sun, and it can also be an effective way to keep your confidence levels high when you’re hyperfocused on hitting specific splits.

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Mario Fraioli

Mario Fraioli

Mario Fraioli is a senior editor at Competitor magazine. A cross-country All-American at Stonehill College, he coaches both elite and age-group runners and was the men's marathon coach for Costa Rica at the 2012 Olympics. His first book, The Official Rock 'n' Roll Guide To Marathon & Half-Marathon Training (VeloPress, 2013) is available in bookstores, running shops and online.

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