Running Safety Reminder

When we train, the emphasis is always on safety. As a group, we ask our members to not wear headphones. Wearing headphones restricts communication with the group as well as decreases your awareness of the road. We also ask our members to ensure they wear high visibility gear when running, as this increases your visibility whilst on the road and to the other group members. Unfortunately, for your own safety, if you aren't wearing  high-vis clothing, you will be unable to run with the … [Read more...]

Whitfield Hill Street Lights

With regards to the Whitfield Hill street lights, the Express recently reported that lights would be switched off between midnight and 5am each night, but it has since emerged they will be switched off completely for the next year. At least 29 people were injured, including four fatalities, on Whitfield Hill between 2000 and 2010, according to police data. This is unsafe not only for runners, but for pedestrians and cyclists, as the data above clearly shows. … [Read more...]