The treadmill is the obvious choice. Alternatively, is there somewhere thats not covered in snow (e.g. pedestrian area in the town centre) where you could run multiple laps?
I just went out and ran in it. You cant go fast but its possible.
is there a council run park nearby?...maybe theyve gritted that?
no fun in the snow and ice..don't risk it. stay safe..hope you find somewhere.
Just go out and run in it is the easiest solution.
Very thick means soft... easy on the legs. Training in the snow is good fun, less silly excuses, more training
as WiB said, thick snow is good, its the thin layer of snow over black ice thats lethal.
Running on soft snow is a nice experience - it does sap your energy (its kinda lile running on hard-packed sand) so you may not be able to go as far and/or as fast.
new thick snow is the best type to run in.its the ice where you have to slow down and shorten your stride......
the world is so beautiful in the snow that it makes it a joy to run in
Unless you fancy using them at other times of the year this idea is to expensive to think about but a decent pair of fell shoe's can handle snow without any problems. Ice it's a bit more trickly and best judment needed.
You could get in the pool or take in a spinning class as well as the treadmill if your bored of it through. Good cross training. I know of a mate who use's the local shopping centre when it's snowing and scares the shopper's by doing running lap's on the concurse.
well the ice has arrived here... ill be cross training on the excersice bike this week and also getting a swimming session in.
Off to sunny old brid at weekend..so maybe a nice run on the sand
I've been loving running in the snow - it's not such good fun when it got slushy and is more difficult now everything's turning to ice but give it a try.
It's a really good workout - burning lots more calories than normal. I did 9.5miles on Saturday and it felt more like I'd done 12+.
My advice - get out and enjoy the beauty of snow covered fields, trees and houses and wear trail shoes. I swear by Saucony Xodus - lightweight and proving to have really good grip in the snow.
Only a 5k but had a lovely run in the snow this morning! Wore trail shoes. Bought a pair 3 years ago only use them when there is snow. Got them in Soccer Sports for about £30.00 they owe me nothing. I think they are the same ones that LMB has.
Did a 13 mile LSR last night, partly on the road but mostly on paths. I just wore my ordinary runners (although I do have trail shoes) and it was fine, albeit slower than usual.
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