Top 5 Ways to Stay Safe When Running Solo

Essential Tips For Lone Jogs

Let's face it: as moms with busy schedules, we can't always run with running buddies. Quite often, we literally have to "run" out the door whenever we get a chance. The beauty of running is that we can do it at anytime but, as women, we need to keep a few things in mind when running alone.

Here are the top 5 ways to stay safe when running on your own:

Annabel is YMC's own Meditating Mummy. But don’t think her life is all lotus petals and incense. From the moment she bolted tearfully out of her first mom and babe yoga class with hysterical infant in tow, Annabel recognized, with great irony, that one of her biggest challenges would be finding the “om” in mom. Now with two kids she is still searching for serenity.

Aside from being a yoga master (teaching yoga and Pilates all over town), Annabel’s a freelance writer and co-author of bittergirl (the play, the book & the musical), a recreational runner, and of course she’s a doting Mum.

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