Assaults seem rare. But are they really? How safe are you when you go out walking or running, especially if you’re a female? It’s tough finding actual statistics related to running assaults since it’s all combined with violent crimes. The really unfortunate thing about this is that most violent crimes are done by someone who knows you.
The frequency of attacks on female joggers and people who like to walk is becoming increasingly worrisome. What many don’t know is that a lot of these attacks take place during the daytime and most were unaware of their surroundings when it happened.
Here are some safety tips
And remember to always tell somebody or leave a note at home about where you plan to go and how long you plan to be out. That way your loved ones will know to come look for you if needed.