“How To Keep A Watchful Eye When You Run Alone” by Danielle Martin. ARTICLE PUBLISHED IN WOMEN’S RUNNING MAGAZINE.

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“I’m a big proponent of personal protection. Prevention, in other words. Self defense for me is intervention. My goal in this article is to stress the importance of situational awareness and the prevention to any potential situation that might happen to you while running. Getting to the point of having to defend yourself physically is unfortunate and very scary. In essence, at that point, it’s too late. I’ve been assaulted, and it happens fast. The best statistic that is out there once you get to the intervention stage is that six out of 10 women that fight back, get away.”

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Published in Women’s Running | Nov 2, 2015