A Central Park incident is disturbing for runners, who often struggle with the rules of the road—do you run against traffic or with it? Can you cross against the light if you don’t affect traffic? Do you yield at stop signs regardless of right of way?
A lot is known about dehydration, how to prevent it and even how to quickly recover from it, but few people know about overhydration, which takes on symptoms of intoxication and can result in comas and death if left untreated.
Running is one of the best, and probably one of the most cost-effective, forms of exercise, but many beginners give up on it before they have a chance to benefit from the physical and mental health rewards it bestows.
I think they’re all more excited about my race than I am.
They’re sort of in between clinics, having come off their graduation race last week – the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, where they did the half-marathon – before their clinics start up again the week after NYC.