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Do You Run With or Against Traffic?

Do You Run With the Flow of Traffic?

If you're running in the street, I've always heard that it's better to run against traffic because drivers are more likely to see you and vice versa. That's why I'm surprised to see so many people in my neighborhood running with the flow of traffic.

When I asked a neighbor why she didn't run against traffic, she told me that it makes her nervous — especially when she has to round a curve, which I totally understand. She also says that she's had less encounters with cars almost hitting her since she started running with the flow of traffic.

I still think that running against traffic is safest, but what about you? If you have more to say about running, join the ongoing conversation happening in the RunningSugar group, part of the FitSugar Community.

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