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Tips for Safe Running in Hot Weather

Now that summer is really here, it is time to talk about how to safe running in hot weather. Because summer running is about more than just the tan! Join/link up for Running Coaches Corner!

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Summer is a fabulous, but potentially dangerous, season for runners. With the socialization and popularization of marathon training, many runners are out tackling their longest every runs in weather that is hotter, more humidity, and more intensely sunny than they would likely ever run in otherwise. Especially if they are part of a running group, and therefore have the run scheduled to particular times and days and thus have less flexibility. This by no means is to imply that these running groups and teams are not taking your health and safety into account!

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On the other hand, full and half marathon training season is also filled with runners gunning for PRs and working with plans that detail out explicitly their paces, distances, and workouts. Add to that a level of perfectionism that is typical of that type of runner and intense summer weather conditions, and you might very well have a recipe for disaster. 

My job as a running coach is to be there for my clients to help them navigate this difficult balance of being cautious and safe but still getting their necessary work done. But what adjustments do runners need to make to ensure safe running in hot weather? (This is assuming you’ve done your summer running prep… right?)

Tips for Safe Running in Hot Weather

Tips for Safe Running in Hot Weather. Make sure that you are careful with these tips from Coach Suz and have a safe marathon training and summer running season! http://suzlyfe.com/tips-safe-running-hot-weather-coaches-corner-18/

1) Hydration:  Throughout the Day + Adjust Hydration Plan During the Run

I won’t go too much more in depth into hydration because I feel like it has been covered quite a bit here (see this post on salt and electrolyte needs for athletes and this post on natural electrolytes for endurance athletes), but a few more points that I want to add to the discussion is the importance of hydrating throughout the day and the week leading up to your long run, adding some salt to your food the day before, of, and after to encourage hydration and replenish electrolyte imbalances, and also the need to consider changing your hydration plan a bit during your run. You might need to hydrate earlier, or to introduce an electrolyte into the mix. Discuss this with your coach (if possible) or with someone who has a great deal of expertise, as dehydration can be dangerous, and hyponatremia just as harmful. DON’T MAKE THESE HYDRATION AND FUELING MISTAKES.

2) Hot Temperature Running Pace Adjustments

The further away from 50 * F the temperatures get, the more you can expect your pace to decrease with the same amount of effort. For example, a runner who expects to hit 8:00 at 50* should plan on running even a 9:30 pace in the 90s. Advisable percentages for pace adjustment are included in the pace chart below:

hot weather running pace chart

but don’t forget the impact that humidity can have on the body as well.

Use this heat and humidity chart to understand air temperature and stay safe while running in hot weather. More tips for summer running safety at suzlyfe.com

My advice? Now is the time to run strictly by perceived exertion

3) Hot Temperature Running Clothing + Sun Precautions

This is the time, more than ever, to pull out those “investment pieces” from your running clothes wardrobe. Or to get some. You want highly breathable, moisture wicking, light colored pieces of clothing that are loose to the body and, if possible, contain some sort of SPF factor. You may very well see people out running in long sleeves and be wondering what the heck is wrong with them! Chances are, they are wearing clothing designed to protect the skin while keeping you cool.  Check out this article from NPR on cooling properties of clothes.

Hot Weather Running Outfit. This is a great example of what to wear when running in hot weather! More tips at suzlyfe.com

Hats or visors and sunglasses also should be non-negotiable to protect your face, keep sweat at bay, and to protect your eyes. With each run, you are likely to be spending more and more time outside–you can cause permanent skin and eye damage if you aren’t careful. SPF and sunscreen should go without saying, and there is the potential though debated benefit that sunscreen is also cooling as well as protective (more discussion of sunscreen and running here). But even for the protective properties, head to toe, people! (and yes, even under your clothes and the top of your head!).

4) Running Schedule Changes

You might have to start making yourself the early bird, whether you like it or not, in order to get your runs in. When temps hit 80* at 6:30 AM like they were here in Chicago on Monday, you do what you have to do. Highs supposed to be in the 90s with high humidity as well on your planned long run day? Move it to a different day. You wouldn’t run in a thunderstorm, would you? (and if you would, then that is another discussion). Just make sure to adjust your schedule accordingly for the preceding and succeeding days to make sure that you can prep and recover appropriately.

Hot weather running can be dangerous! Get tips for running in hot weather from Suzlyfe.com (Susie is a certified marathon and running coach!)

5) Take Your Run Inside

Maybe the temps are just going to be balls to the walls hot the entire weekend and there is no putting it off or avoiding it. In that case, you might just have to suck it up and take your run indoors. I try to run outside as much as possible, but a long run or two on the treadmill isn’t going to undo all of your training. During the winter and summer months, often it just isn’t an option to be outside. I always recommend that runners add 1.5% incline and use 1.5% as their “flat” running incline on the treadmill. Add and take away throughout the run to mimic outdoor running and encourage your body to work more naturally (helping to prevent injury).

I love this popcorn cartoon! So funny, but so true when it comes to the summer. Get tips for running in hot weather at suzlyfe.com

Shout out to Tiffy for reminding me about this cartoon, which I’ve always loved.

Most importantly, don’t be macho. Unsafe running isn’t cool. Take care of yourself, and learn to be a big boy/girl and suck up your pride when necessary.

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There are many more suggestions and tips, but I’m hoping that some of that will get covered in the comments! Now it is time for Running Coaches Corner Link up with Rachel, Debbie, Lora, and Myself. Also linking up with PattyErika, and Marcia for Tuesdays on the Run, AnnmarieJen, Michelle, and Nicole for Wild Workout Wednesday, and Ilka for Sunday Fitness & Food.

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112 Comments

  • Reply Carla

    Popcorn cartoonist totally me. I did a long training walk with a friend yesterday but she couldn’t go until 10 AM. I swear I practically melted and it was still early 🙂 we need to get out the headlamps and do it at midnight.

    June 22, 2016 at 5:14 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Show her the cartoon, and next time you’ll be out there early!

      June 25, 2016 at 6:34 am
  • Reply heather @Lunging Through Life

    Great minds think alike 😉 I just wrote this post yesterday to post next week!

    June 22, 2016 at 6:08 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Haha Beat you to it! ;D

      June 25, 2016 at 6:34 am
  • Reply Debbie @ Coach Debbie Runs

    Three people actually died over the weekend in Phoenix and a couple had to be rescued off a popular trail here. Seriously, people need to get over thinking that they’re tough by ignoring the heat and just doing it. Great tips, Coach. I’ll be getting out for my run shortly (and its 4 am here on the west coast!).

    June 22, 2016 at 6:12 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      OH my goodness. That is so upsetting and tragic….

      June 25, 2016 at 6:35 am
  • Reply Sarah

    Hot weather running (and humid running) are so tough! Sometimes, if I can’t get my butt out of bed early (although Mary seems to ensure that this isn’t a problem anymore) I will wait until evening to get a summer run in. I kind of love it.

    June 22, 2016 at 6:17 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Yup, you definitely have a person-al alarm clock.

      June 25, 2016 at 6:36 am
  • Reply Wendy@Taking the Long Way Home

    Or you can do what I’m doing today and take it to the pool. Actually, I’m pool running today to give my foot a break…

    I love the hot weather but it does mess with my runs!

    June 22, 2016 at 6:18 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      I want your foot to stop messing with your running…

      June 25, 2016 at 6:36 am
  • Reply Julie @ Running in a Skirt

    Such good tips! Running in heat can really wipe you out, so as you said it’s best to be safe.
    I liked up my Chocolate Covered Protein Popsicles because I created them for a post-run snack, which I thought would fit in the theme 🙂

    June 22, 2016 at 6:39 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      That works for me! And I definitely want one!

      June 25, 2016 at 6:35 am
  • Reply Annmarie

    Me and heat do not get along. I definitely avoid running when it’s hot out (take it inside or get up before the sun) at all costs. My body just shuts down in anything higher than like 70 degrees haha.

    June 22, 2016 at 6:39 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      And aren’t you allergic to the sun?

      June 25, 2016 at 6:35 am
  • Reply Megan @ Skinny Fitalicious

    This is no joke! After 120 heat wave last weekend, they actually told people to stay indoors and not go running or walking outside. I did and still had cramps in my calves from the dryness despite drinking gallons of water. I could have used your tips then!

    June 22, 2016 at 6:43 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      I can’t even imagine. That is just another kind of hot.

      June 25, 2016 at 6:33 am
  • Reply Deborah @ Confessions of a mother runner

    Those temp charts are so helpful! I have saved them to share in our running group. Summer running is tough going!

    June 22, 2016 at 6:45 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      I hope it helps everyone!

      June 25, 2016 at 6:32 am
  • Reply Dannii @ Hungry Healthy Happy

    I would definitely say that I am a fair weather runner, but that works out well in the UK as it never really gets that hot. But when it does, I really struggle and drinks lots and take lots of pee breaks.

    June 22, 2016 at 6:47 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      So you are like a dog ;P? lol

      June 25, 2016 at 6:32 am
  • Reply Kimberly G

    Sadly I just can’t get my act together with running in the heat – I’m pitiful! I have tried basically everything but for me the only thing that works is taking my run indoors on the treadmill lol

    June 22, 2016 at 6:52 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Hey, you know your limits. That is just as important.

      June 25, 2016 at 6:31 am
  • Reply Tiffany @ The Chi-Athlete

    NICE post! We should all be reminded to just slowwwww down, even in slightly warm weather! You’ll literally be a hot mess if you don’t just embrace the fact that the temps aren’t perfect, and just slow down that summer pace.

    That’s tough when you just want it over with, though.:P

    June 22, 2016 at 6:56 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      SO TRUE. Sooooo true.

      June 25, 2016 at 6:31 am
  • Reply Lori @ The Health-Minded

    Such important tips for performing ANY activity outside! Pinning!

    June 22, 2016 at 6:59 am
  • Reply Emily @ My Healthyish Life

    I get irrationally mad when I see people running on a perfectly sunny path at 2 pm in Florida. Sure, maybe they really don’t have any other time, but you don’t get extra points for being all macho. It’s so dangerous!

    June 22, 2016 at 7:15 am
  • Reply Laura @ This Runner's Recipes

    What’s this summer of which you speak?
    Great advice and so important for runners to know! My athletes are probably sick of hearing me reiterate these tips, but summer temperatures affect running in so many ways.

    June 22, 2016 at 7:25 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Hater. You cheated by moving to the PNW.

      June 25, 2016 at 6:30 am
  • Reply Anna @Piper's Run

    This is the one thing I did really well for my half marathon last week. I starting hydrating and focusing on foods that had good water contents the days before. I’m pretty sure my hydration was spot on for our hot race. I felt the race had plenty of water stations and my Nuun that I carried with me helped too.
    Great tips!

    June 22, 2016 at 7:47 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Good for you! That race was rough, but I am proud of you for how you handled it!

      June 25, 2016 at 6:29 am
  • Reply lindsay Cotter

    i don’t even try to run in our summers. I die. Like literally. or puke. haha. Kidding. But these tips are always needed!!

    June 22, 2016 at 7:52 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Ooof, yeah then don’t run!

      June 25, 2016 at 6:27 am
  • Reply shawna

    all good tips and i definitely try to be conscious of carrying water with me during any hot-weather runs (and taking advantage of all the water fountains along the west side highway!), and sunglasses and breathable shirts are key. also, if i have to stop and collect myself for a moment (or change music, or tie a shoe, etc), i always try to do that in the shade…and i splash water on my face at most fountains as well! nothing like that to keep you cooled down.

    June 22, 2016 at 8:11 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      It has been so long since I ran in NYC, I think I would have to run with water as well because I wouldn’t know where the fountains are.

      June 25, 2016 at 6:28 am
  • Reply Sarah @ BucketListTummy

    That’s really interesting to see the impact of temperature on pace! I am all about wearing hats in these increased temps. Heat is brutal.

    June 22, 2016 at 8:43 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      You have to protect your face and keep yourself cool!

      June 25, 2016 at 6:27 am
  • Reply Ellen @ My Uncommon Everyday

    THE CORN PICTURE 😀

    And I just need to not be such a baby about heat. I know I *can* run in it, but sometimes I open the door and head right back inside because it’s too much for my mind, even though my body can probably handle it.

    June 22, 2016 at 8:46 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Get out in it just walking around and get more acclimated to it, then work your way into running in it. That way you won’t become the popcorn.

      June 25, 2016 at 6:27 am
  • Reply Sara @ Oats & Rows

    I’m allll for morning runs. I just can’t do the heat, so it is nooo problem for me to adjust my schedule. Hydration is key!

    June 22, 2016 at 8:59 am
  • Reply Jen @ Pretty Little Grub

    That chart of how it affects your pace is really awesome! Coming from a colder climate, I definitely prefer cold weather running. And I truly don’t know how people in high humidity areas do it!

    June 22, 2016 at 9:02 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Sometimes I wonder how I used to do it!

      June 25, 2016 at 6:26 am
  • Reply Sarah @pickyrunner

    I actually do love running in the heat, but after this morning running to and from Harvard (plus running the stadium), I’m realizing I need to start bringing water with me. Usually I don’t like to eat or drink anything during a normal run but it’s necessary with the heat. I also need to work on SLOWING DOWN. Not just when it’s hot, but especially in the summer.

    June 22, 2016 at 9:20 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      You and me both. SLOOOOOWWW DOOOOWWWN

      June 25, 2016 at 6:25 am
  • Reply Suzy

    I need to get back to using 1% incline on the treadmill. I stopped doing it when I did my speedwork and now it’s hard to get back to it. DAYAMN.

    June 22, 2016 at 9:46 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Start at .5 and work your way back in–otherwise it feels like a major change.

      June 25, 2016 at 6:24 am
  • Reply Nicole @ Fitful Focus

    This heat is definitely making me run slower. It can be frustrating, but I just try to enjoy it as best I can.

    June 22, 2016 at 10:00 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      I know what you mean–definitely frustrating for our pride.

      June 25, 2016 at 6:24 am
  • Reply Janelle @ Run With No Regrets

    Great tips as always, Susie! I have to remember to use 1.5% incline when I run indoors! The heat and humidity have been brutal in Philly, so I just have to accept that it slows me down, even when running in the am!

    June 22, 2016 at 10:33 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      YOu guys have heat, hills, humidity, you gotta be careful!

      June 25, 2016 at 6:23 am
  • Reply Becki @ Fighting for Wellness

    These are fantastic tips! I ran my second marathon in super hot conditions and they sent out an adjusted pace guide, which was so helpful.

    June 22, 2016 at 10:50 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      That is awesome. I wish more races did that!

      June 25, 2016 at 6:22 am
  • Reply lacey@fairytalesandfitness

    Very rarely am I complaining about the heat. I think the hotter the better, although the other day the humidity did get to me a bit. Just knowing how to hydrate well for those conditions is key. That is something I need to work on. I never carry water bc there are fountains where I run , but of course when I want a drink there is none close by.

    June 22, 2016 at 10:50 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Oh course, lol. I am so spoiled by the lakefront path water fountains!

      June 25, 2016 at 6:22 am
  • Reply Lora @ Crazy Running Girl

    This is great! Even though I’ve lived in Texas for almost three years now, I struggle running in the heat! It kills me.

    June 22, 2016 at 10:54 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Texas is rough–you just can’t escape the heat!

      June 25, 2016 at 6:21 am
  • Reply Linda @ Veganosity

    Saturday was a killer for me. I thought I got out early enough (8am) but it was already so hot. I ran on the lake shore because we were in town for Lake Shake. I didn’t drink a drop of alcohol at the concert the night before, hydrated well, and still had to stop at 8 miles (was supposed to run 10). My head started tingling and my stomach was cramping. I’m going to start running at 6:30 am because I just can’t stand the hot sun and humidity. Thanks for the great advice!

    June 22, 2016 at 10:55 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Definitely switch to 6:30–it makes such a difference. I’m glad you were ok after all of that.

      June 25, 2016 at 6:20 am
  • Reply Michael Anderson

    This is one of those things that every blog does every year (twice if they cover cold weather) and I NEVER complain about seeing … because it is SO important!

    I tend to dehydrate easily, so it is important for me to always focus on hydration, and to know the things that impact my hydration level. I know I can go for my 10+ morning run at 4AM without carrying hydration, but once it passes 10AM I need to carry a bottle, and for longer runs also some fuel.

    Seeing so many people in medical tents at races due to under/over hydration reinforces how important it is to understand your body and to work out your personal hydration plan.

    June 22, 2016 at 12:14 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      It makes me so sad and scared when I see so many people in the medical tents. I think that a little bit of information can go a very long way. I think that races should send out heat training information with their pre-race emails.

      June 25, 2016 at 6:19 am
  • Reply Julie

    Whether it’s a dry heat or humidity, we’ve got to learn to run smart. Thanks for all this great information.

    June 22, 2016 at 12:38 pm
  • Reply Emily

    I love this. ‘Most importantly don’t be macho,’ because I think I did that a few times, and it wasn’t good. Normally I’m pretty good at hydrating, but I think that on shorter runs, I tend to be a bit more careless. And that point you made about people wearing long sleeve shirts for their cooling properties was actually something that got me thinking… Maybe I need a long sleeve shirt like that because I get burned really easily, and it would keep me cool!

    June 22, 2016 at 12:56 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      We all try to be macho at times, lol. Definitely look into heatware shirts–you have that pale skin that needs to be protected!

      June 25, 2016 at 6:17 am
  • Reply Abbey

    Great tips. I’ve always been nervous to run in the heat but it’s totally possible if you’re safe!

    June 22, 2016 at 1:01 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      It is! Just give yourself time to acclimate and take time/pace off the table!

      June 25, 2016 at 6:15 am
  • Reply Katie @ Daily Cup of Kate

    Awesome post. It definitely was a hot one during the half ironman this past Sunday so I had to slow down my running and keep hydrated as much as possible. Summer has arrived!

    June 22, 2016 at 1:26 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      You did a great job, and good for you for being careful!

      June 25, 2016 at 6:16 am
  • Reply Michelle

    Such important tips…its so easy to get caught up in trying to run the same old pace, but the heat is an undeniable factor. Maybe that chart will make people believe it!

    June 22, 2016 at 1:52 pm
  • Reply Dani @ Dani California Cooks

    Great tips!! I definitely run the best in like 50-60 degree temps, which is useful that I live in San Francisco :). When I lived in DC and it would be super hot and humid, I usually went to the gym although I do enjoy a good hot sweat every now and then!

    June 22, 2016 at 2:39 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Definitely good that you live in SF. But you do have the hills, so….

      June 25, 2016 at 6:14 am
  • Reply Andy

    Definitely agree with the light tshirts and investment tshirts. I actually found the airism tshirts by Uniqlo to be great value for a breathable shirt.

    June 22, 2016 at 2:57 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Ooh, I will have to check those out! Thanks for the tip!

      June 25, 2016 at 6:13 am
  • Reply Kayla @ Blondes Have More Run

    I get so discouraged while running in hot weather due to my slower pace! I’m glad to know that it’s totally normal and expected!

    June 22, 2016 at 4:08 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Don’t get discouraged! It is totally normal!

      June 25, 2016 at 6:12 am
  • Reply Mikki

    Great tips. Living her in Central Florida, we have A LOT of hot days. I’m thankful for my treadmill!

    June 22, 2016 at 4:38 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      OH, girl, I am sure!

      June 25, 2016 at 6:12 am
  • Reply Rachel

    Nailed it. Totally gotta adjust for heat/humidity. Why don’t people understand that?!

    June 22, 2016 at 4:45 pm
  • Reply Liz @ I Heart Vegetables

    These are SUCH great tips! I’ve been running more often and it’s gotten so hot here in Richmond!

    June 22, 2016 at 6:39 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Oh, how I remember that VA heat and humidity. It is roughhhhh.

      June 25, 2016 at 6:11 am
  • Reply Ilka

    That corn joke is too funny! 🙂 these are all great and essential tips for running in heat. It has been crazy hot here in South Florida and I will have to move a lot of my run indoors. Anything above 85 degrees makes running really really hard.

    June 22, 2016 at 9:39 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Hey, better safe than sorry.

      June 25, 2016 at 6:11 am
  • Reply Natalie @ A Fit Philosophy

    These tips are great! It’s been SO HOT in southern cali lately! I usually wake up SUPER early before the sun comes out and drink tons of water throughout the day!

    June 22, 2016 at 9:47 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Sounds like you are already on the right track!

      June 25, 2016 at 6:10 am
  • Reply Christina Bauer

    I’ve never seen that pace impact chart – it’s super helpful, and helps me feel less discouraged when I run slower in hot & humid weather.

    June 22, 2016 at 10:09 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Don’t! Just adjust!

      June 25, 2016 at 6:10 am
  • Reply Giselle Rochford

    I’ve been thinking of picking up running again since it’s not cold AF but now I have to deal with the heat! So these tips are perfectly timed. Thanks for sharing 😀

    June 22, 2016 at 10:14 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Haha You crack me up 😀

      June 25, 2016 at 6:06 am
  • Reply Farrah

    Great tips! I don’t even run, but I reallyyyyyy need to hydrate more! x_x If I start again and can’t take the humidity, I’ll likely take it inside, hehehe.

    June 22, 2016 at 11:26 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Girl, get out there and acclimate.

      June 25, 2016 at 6:06 am
  • Reply Tee

    Great tips, I’m not training for any races so it’s easy for me to adjust my time and do early morning runs (plus I live in Oregon where it’s usually not absurdly hot!) So much to think about when training for races/events!

    June 23, 2016 at 11:04 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Having the flexibility to change things up like that is so awesome!

      June 25, 2016 at 6:05 am
  • Reply Laura @ Sprint 2 the Table

    I’ve never been a morning person, so when I was running a LOT in the crazy summer heat ATL I’d do my runs at night. You see a lot of interesting stuff running down Peachtree at 10pm!

    June 23, 2016 at 12:30 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      OMG I imagine. That would be inspirational, to say the least!

      June 25, 2016 at 6:04 am
  • Reply Alaina @ The Simple Peach

    That popcorn cartoon is everything! I’m already over the heat and humidity. Wake me when October comes.

    June 23, 2016 at 4:35 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Hahaha So wake you up when September ends? LOL

      June 25, 2016 at 6:03 am
  • Reply Montana @ Pretty Lil Mudder

    Ugh, so valid for me right now, even though I don’t want it to be. In the winter/fall I was hitting paces in the 8’s for my speedwork and now it feels like the same effort to maintain paces in the 9’s. But I know all this will pay off when it gets back to being cool out. If it ever does. It feels like neverending summer in Florida!

    June 23, 2016 at 4:53 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      #Floridaproblems. I so understand you there.

      June 25, 2016 at 6:03 am
  • Reply Kristy from Southern In Law

    These tips are so important! It gets hotttttttttttt in Australia in the summertime and you definitely learn you need to adapt any kind of workout (well, outside at least) to work with the heat as your body reacts totally differently!

    June 23, 2016 at 7:40 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      I’m sure. I’ve heard it gets scorching down there!

      June 25, 2016 at 6:02 am
  • Reply Alyssa

    Awesome tips! It is so so dangerous to run when it’s really hot out. Better to be safe than sorry and just do the run at a different time or skip it in my opinion!

    June 24, 2016 at 7:50 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Safety first, always!

      June 25, 2016 at 5:52 am
  • Reply Ilka

    Featuring this post next Sunday! Have a great Running Week Susie!

    June 26, 2016 at 9:26 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Thank you so so much!

      July 1, 2016 at 11:39 am
  • Reply Angela @marathonsandmotivation.com

    Great post! I have such a hard time running in the heat, I appreciate all of these tips 🙂

    June 29, 2016 at 10:12 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Good luck and be safe!

      July 1, 2016 at 10:46 am
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