Running season is all year long but Indianapolis' mini marathon tends to kick start the summer running season. Sola brings in her favorite running gear and ask Andi to do the same. They discuss the ins and outs of running attire and what makes them comfortable on a long run vs. a short run.
1. Wicking Fabric. Your body temperature will increase between 15 and 20 degrees. (link to St. Vincent blog post) You need a fabric to take moisture away from the skin.
2. Layer and shed. The weather will be cooler at the start of your race. Removable top layers. Old sweat shirts or a quick trip to Goodwill can do the trick. Many races pick up the layers for charities.
3. Body glide. The constant rubbing shorts, shirts, sports bras, etc. on your skin can create blisters.
4. Compression or Not. This is your preference. It's an investment that help with recovery.
5. Wear synthetic blend socks. 100% cotton socks can cause blisters.
6. Get a fuel & liquid strategy. How will you nourish your body and quench your thirst? Your plan will determine if you need a fuel belt or pockets.
7. It's the Shoes! This is an investment piece in a runner's wardrobe. As each person's gait is unique, I highly recommend getting fitted for running shoes. However, don't buy new shoes to run your race. Wear the shoes you used for training.
8. Visor or hat. Keep the sun & sweat at bay with moisture wicking fabric will keep
First responders in Johnson County will soon have a safer, faster way to get to a scene.
Longtime motorsports announcer Paul Page will return to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Radio Network as its lead announcer next season.
Prosecutors say the trials of south side explosion suspects Monserrate Shirley, Mark Leonard and Bob Leonard, Jr. will almost certainly be held in Marion County. But, their cases may not be heard in a courtroom if a judge agrees to a new …