Jogger Declares Icy Roads "Perfect" For Jogging and No

Jogger Declares Icy Roads “Perfect” For Jogging and No

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Four years ago, the West coast was getting hammered with winter weather, much like the East coast is this year. So we thought it was prudent, nay, necessary to revisit a video warning people that business is not going on as usual. In Portland, a couple hit the road (at night, no less) to go for run, but ended up getting a little more than they bargained for.


If you have snow or ice right now, you probably can’t wait to get out in it. But consider, for a moment, what the pavement is like.


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Look, If you want to run in the snow, go for it. But learn from this couple who got a fast reality check right after they finished describing how snow is “perfect” running weather.

(Side note: no it isn’t)

The camera followed them as they ran into the night and, almost immediately, hit a patch of ice. The rest is internet history.

So confident, so naive.


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Runners may agree. I wouldn’t know. But she forgot one thing: winter weather is slippery.

Pride cometh before the literal fall.


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Gosh, that had to be painful.

The only thing more bruised than her hip was her pride.


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Oof

Be safe out there, y’all. Especially if you have never been around this kind of weather (lookin’ at you, Florida).