While running I’ve encounters a mountain lion, big ol mountain goat, a bull, cattle, snakes, etc.
It’s supremely important to be aware of your surroundings while trail running, where you have the most potential to see wild life (hopefully not too) up close.
I was recently put in touch with a local martial arts instructor who was asking for some advice she can provide to her students who are looking to attend a half marathon my local run club puts on.
So I gave her some training plan suggestions for people who can run but need to take it up a notch for a trail half marathon.
But I wanted to take my advice up a notch, so I made this video and article on some general quick thoughts I had for new trail racers.
Watch the video below for more and please comment with any advice YOU have!
As someone who runs in the winter over snow/ice and who does plenty of trail running, falling is a risk that comes with the game.
Knowing how to fall can be an important skill to lower your injury risk!
In the below video I discuss a few points: