Out for a workout earlier this week as the fun ‘ wintry mix” was falling and the rain from the day before had frozen over in many places.
Since the winters here are usually quite wimpy they tend not to clean them up- just shut everything down for a day or 2.
But to go out and maintain fitness and sanity I have to be aware of the slick spots, run at the safest pace ( like driving) and dress accordingly.
Dress: Warm enough with out causing too much sweat -especially as the workout is slower and end up out there longer than normal
: shoes – wear the newest ones with best tread just in case
: hat – if needed and packable
:gloves – same as above
: glasses or sunglasses- for protection from sun and/or wind( different lenses for light levels) Clear for Morning runs /evening runs
And carry water just like in July.