Anyone looking for the best ways to stay alert and safe on their runs or rides needs to listen to this episode. The guest, Eileen Swanson, a former pro triathlete turned police officer, discusses with Sarah and Coach Liz:

-how rare stranger abductions actually are;
-the importance of practicing using any safety devices you carry;
-advice for properly using pepper spray;
-how to be aware of your surroundings and think on your feet; and,
-not letting safety concerns steal your joy.

In the intro, the co-hosts talk about back-to-school stressors; the guest kicks off this important episode at 12:53.

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