Moms on the Run was founded in the Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area, where the average temperature during December hovers at 16 degrees Fahrenheit. Yes, winter is part of our DNA.
For nearly all of the Moms on the Run locations (Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota, Michigan and New York), this is the time of year when we’re forced to make that very tough decision. Treadmill, run in the cold, or stick to cross-training? For those of us who can’t bear to shelve the running shoes for too long, that leaves just two options.
On that topic, we enjoyed these two recent takes from Women’s Running. With next week’s local forecast projecting (gulp!) single digits for a high, we’ll probably visit the “dreadmill” sooner than we want to.
Tell us in the comments below, which factors help you make the decision, between Team Treadmill or Team Run in the Cold? And why is that choice the right one for you?
3 Facts to Consider When Avoiding a Run in the Cold, Women's Running, December 2016
The Pros--And The Cons--Of Running On That Treadmill, Women's Running, December 2016