Running Murrells Inlet SC

Here are some running safety running tips. These should be considered by anyone running alone – women or men! We all know how great it is to get outdoors for a jog, but keep your safety in mind first and foremost.

Dick's Sporting Goods
(843) 916-9148
Coastal Grand Mall
Myrtle Beach, SC
 
Mulligans
(843) 357-0615
2520 S Highway 17
Murrells Inlet, SC
 
Big Dog Sportswear
(843) 272-0880
4720 S Kings Hwy
Myrtle Beach, SC
 
Batter's Box The
(843) 477-1874
510 Highway 17 N Ste C
Surfside Beach, SC
 
Grand Strand's Largest Golf Only Super
(843) 236-5500
3432 Highway 501
Myrtle Beach, SC
 
Murphy's South
(843) 651-7018
Murrells Inlet, SC
 
Hibbett Sports Inlet
(843) 357-3089
Square Mall
Murrells Inlet, SC
 
Soccer Locker and Sports
(843) 238-2217
4719 S Kings Hwy
Myrtle Beach, SC
 
Offense Defense Sports
(843) 903-4659
309 Bush Dr
Myrtle Beach, SC
 
Factory Brand Shoes
(843) 236-4941
4633 Factory Stores Blvd
Myrtle Beach, SC
 

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Safety tips

I never used to be concerned with running safety until a few years back when I moved. I was suddenly in an unfamiliar neighborhood, with unfamiliar streets and unfamiliar people on those streets. I had never experienced the slightest hesitation going for a run in the dark in my old neighborhood, but suddenly I wasn’t so sure.

That’s why I’m offering the following running safety running tips. These should be considered by anyone running alone – women or men! We all know how great it is to get outdoors for a jog, but keep your safety in mind first and foremost.

  • Try to solicit a running partner – especially if you like to run in the dark, at dusk or at twilight.
  • Always tell someone at home where you’re running and when you’ll be back.
  • Carry your I.D. and some change for an emergency phone call.
  • Carry a noisemaker with you, such as a whistle, a personal security alarm, etc.
  • When running alone, refrain from wearing earphones.
  • Avoid lonely trails and unlit areas at night and twilight / dusk.
  • Never run the same route.
  • Always stay alert in your environment – which means don’t wear your iPod! Note who is around you, and stare people in the face as they come towards you.
  • Run near public sites that are bustling with some type of activity. Stay away from parked cars, bushes and dark alleys – remember there is safety in numbers.
  • Trust your intuition – if you feel uncomfortable, get out of the area immediately.
  • Always run towards...

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