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Six Strategies For Safe Summer Running

  • By Mario Fraioli
  • Published Aug. 23, 2011
  • Updated Sep. 4, 2012 at 12:36 PM UTC

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 in 2003, he now coaches the Prado Women's Racing Team in San Diego and was the men's marathon coach for Costa Rica's 2012 Olympic team. 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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