September 7, 2021
Is it possible to run without doing yourself harm? Sonia dials in from Belgium for a frank discussion about the pitfalls that scare many off getting involved. We also hear the first hand experiences of our listeners. In harrowing detail one listener gives us an account of a terrifying assault she suffered while running in Dublin. Sonia provides her usual no-nonsense advice for women and men who want to free themselves from the fear of these things. There’s even more in today’s illustrated notes (Patreon exclusive) plus news of our latest virtual event.
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Supplementary research provided by John Meagher.
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