I can’t even believe I’m writing this — but it’s not as bad as you’d think. Yesterday, with one too many Christmas cookies weighing on my conscience, I laced up my running shoes after the East Coast media-dubbed “Christmas Blizzard of 2010" and went out for a near five-mile run. What I learned? With the right gear to keep you warm, running in snow is actually quite fun.
With caution to avoid ice patches, running on shoveled sidewalks or packed snow were the safest terrain options. I would compare the packed snow of the sidewalk to the feeling of running on wet sand in the summer.
See three tips on how to run in the snow when you read more