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Personal Savers Top 20 Running & Walking Safety Tips

Posted on November 30th, 2011

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Here are our top 20 running and walking safety tips.  If you can follow most of these, your sure to increase your chance of a safe workout.  Please share this on your social network outlets, to help save lives and loved ones.

Safety First With Personal Savers Pepper Spray Products1. First, make sure you’re carrying a Personal Savers safety product, so you have way to defend yourself if your caught of guard.

2. Run in familiar areas. In unfamiliar areas, contact a local running club or store.

3. Practice memorizing license plates or identifying characteristics of strangers.

4. The more aware you are, the less vulnerable you are.

5. Run against traffic so you can observe approaching automobiles.

6. Do not use earphones while walking, driving, or bicycling. Your ears may help you avoid dangers your eyes may miss.

7. Wear bright colors and reflective material.

8. Stay in well-lit areas.

9. Avoid unpopulated areas and shortcuts through parks, vacant lots, and other deserted places.

10. Run/walk close to the curb and stay away from parked cars, bushes or doorways where an attacker can hide.

11. Know where open businesses or stores are located in case of emergency.

12. Know the locations of call boxes, emergency blue light phones and telephones along your regular route.

13. Write or leave word of the direction of your run. Tell friends and family of your favorite running routes.

14. Carry ID and a cell phone or change for a phone call.

15. Write your name, phone number, and blood type on the inside sole of your running shoe. Include any medical information.

16. If followed on foot, cross the street, change direction, vary your pace, or walk quickly to well-lit, populated areas. If the follower persists, go to a lighted building and call the Police.

17. If followed by a car, turn and walk in the opposite direction or walk up a well-lit one-way street. If the situation persists, record the license number and call the Police.

18. When being followed by a car, turn and go in the other direction.

19. Avoid danger, but don’t be afraid to scream if it doesn’t avoid you.

20. Trust your gut . . . When in doubt, just get out.

 

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Women's Running Magazine

Personal Savers are revolutionizing the way active women can protect themselves...
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Bonnie Dewkett - The Joyful Organizer

I wore this for running and while I was worried it was going to be bulky and uncomfortable, I really forgot I had it on...
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Jenny Hadfield - Runners World, Active.com

A product even McGyver would be proud of, Personal Savers are revolutionizing the way you protect yourself while enjoying your favorite activities...
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About Personal Savers


The idea for Personal Savers was born in 1995 by Derek Downing and Chad Smith, two national and world champion professional inline speed skaters. While training on the open roads in Georgia, they always came across unruly drivers and stray dogs nipping at their feet. Derek's father David Downing owned an in house pepper spray business that sold to police forces worldwide which helped spark the idea of the original Wrist Saver.

The original Wrist Saver was a crude version of itself today but the concept to keep people safe while being active was born. That idea grew into an actual company, but with the strains of traveling for competitions the business was put on hold...
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