If running makes you feel good, and you love to feel the wind on your
cheeks, the burn in your legs and the freeing feeling of just being one
with the road, knowing you are taking care of your body, then having a
safe run should be most important. It's a fact that when you can't be
seen on the road, you're taking unnecessary risks to your health and
even your life. Why take that risk when there are many tools at your
disposal that will assist you in running safely, as well as make you
cool while doing it.
Besides the common sense tips of running safely, i.e. having tied shoes,
limiting distractions, making sure you have personal identification on
you, and not running alone at night; there are other just as important
tools to ensure a safe run. Running reflective gear
, which includes
reflective vests, reflective belts and reflective armbands should be in
your running arsenal, and are essential to ensure drivers can see you
Running reflective gear comes in many different forms, and includes a
variety of colors, sizes and designs. In fact, reflective gear can be
used just about anywhere from your ankles to your head, and if you
really want to be seen clearly; reflective gear can be used in multiple
places, such as wearing a vest, armbands and ankle bands.
can be worn outside of regular clothing and can look
just as fashionable as everyday wear. Reflective vests come in bright
colors so drivers can see you, especially at night, such as bright
yellow, neon green, hot pink, and pumpkin orange. They don't have to be
bulky, too tight or too loose, but they have to be bright for your own
safety. Some are a complete vest while others just wrap around your
shoulders and fit like suspenders.
Reflective belts are also a good addition to your reflective gear if you
don't want to wear a vest, but still need to be clearly seen; they are
great for holding ID and come in wide or slimmer styles. The colors of
include yellow, red, pink, orange, blue and many more.
Best of all, they look cool while wearing them and keep you safe.
are another great tool for a safe run. These
armbands can be wide or slim, long or short, and can help you be seen.
Reflective armbands can also be used on wrists or ankles. A GPS device
can be attached to a reflective armband as well. How about lime green,
neon yellow or orange, or a striking gold color to show you off?
Whichever you choose, running reflective gear
will add to your safety
collection so you can take off with no worries and enjoy the rush of
adrenaline when rubber meets the road.