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How to run in the cold

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A soggy layer of sweat, snot and spit formed in at least one runner’s balaclava nearly a mile from the finish line of the first 5K of 2018 in the Quad-Cities.

That’s when Phil Young pulled his head covering below his chin, making it easier for him to breathe while consequentially exposing his nose and mouth to the frigid air. Although it may not be a sustainable practice in the bitter cold, it proved to be an effective move during the Resolution Run on New Year’s Day in Moline — at least for Young.

At A Glance: Don’t let the bomb cyclone keep you from your daily run. Here are some tips for the most dedicated runners out there to stay warm on a cold run.

Full Story: Strategies for running in the cold: ‘A little game you play with yourself’ | Local News | qctimes.com

Tom Byrne Memorial 5KM Road Race – Lucan – May 2014” by Peter Mooney is licensed under CC BY-SA

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