Every runner you should take a few moments and consider their safety while running. Running is generally a safe activity, but there are still perils worth considering and preparing for. For example, running at night, while often pleasent due to lower tempatures and decreased traffic brings with it the added danger of decreased visibility. The weather can pose running safety risks; running in extremely hot or cold weather, for example, requires special precautions, to say nothing of running in inclement weather.
Run The Planet has tried to assemble a comprehensive collection of running safety articles to help inform your thoughts about running safey, browse below to find information on everything from building a running first aid kit, to running into a black bear.