Guest Blogger Nancy Cook
What to know before you go…. on a plane, train or automobile you need to be ready, packed and motivated to get all your workouts in while you are on the road. The high heels don’t like to share the bag with dirty sneakers and packing can get tight if you are trying to fit it all in an overnight carry on bag so you don’t have to check luggage. Ask me – I know — I have traveled in my current position for the past 15 years in upwards of 60,000 miles a year. I travel to various places in the United States and stay at many different brands of hotels. The best part about running to me is the fact that you can pack your shoes and clothes and you are ready to run! Just remember you need extra shirts, bras & socks if you run more than one day… they tend to get smelly – especially on those southern trips!
Traveling for work can be adventurous and it is always great to meet new runners along the way. I have been known to introduce myself and invite a random runner dressed up “runner style” in the morning to tag along just for company! At work we have email groups of the people traveling to our meetings so it is a great opportunity to let people know that “We” are running and will meet in the lobby at 6:30 am to run and be back to shower and ready for the day. “We” don’t wait for people and are on a schedule so be on time! In the lobby we either all run as a group or gather by pace choice […]