Run, Sacramento

News and observations for recreational and competitive runners in Northern California.

carkey.jpgI've been spending way too much time reading running posts on social media sites, so I can't be certain where I learned that a running acquaintance had accidentally locked her/his keys in the car before a trail run.

Strangely, that same day, while lurking on the message board, I happened upon athread asking runners where they keep their keys when they run. (That's assuming, of course, that they aren't running from home and don't need the car.)

Aside from the usual sophomoric humor -- example: "I usually run with a partner. I always lock my keys in his car and he, in turn, locks his keys in my car. Works great." --there were a bevy of real answers. 

 Among them:

  • Hand
  • Shorts pocket
  • Shoestrings
  • Fanny pack
  • "On the ground behind my car tire"
  • Hidden in windshield wipers
  • Next to the gas cap
  • Zip pocket in shirt
  • "Under the seat, car locked, use security key pad"
  • Pocket clipped to shorts
  • Magnetic case attached to metal under car
  • Hidden in sprots bra
  • Safety-pinned to shorts
  • Hidden under a rock
  • Inside cotton gloves you wear

OK, so what's your preference?

C'mon. Don't be shy.

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