Janae starts off her running safety post by mentioning that her Utah neighborhood wasn't quite as safe as it seemed. When her sister started running nightly, their mother consulted the police for assault statistics in the county - a huge eye-opener for their family.
"That's why I started running in the very beginning," explains Janae. "Running with my sister (and the amazing memories I have over the years of us running together are my absolute favorite)."
Janae also covers a near-brush with danger while she was on a run on the Provo River Trail. She was stopped by a biker who warned her about a man doing "some pretty crazy stuff" up ahead.
Her list of safety tips include: having her phone on her, sticking to areas with more bystanders (potential witnesses) and avoiding running in the dark while alone. However, it's also important to have a personal safety tool on hand, just in case you meet danger despite your other precautions. Janae reviews the following SABRE products: