Tip #1

Use Safe Speeds.

Gauge your speed on the trail. Remember, we're all in this together!

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Gold Standard: Why Is It Important?

Courtesy trumps speed on the trail—every time!

Trails allow us all to go at our own pace together—walkers, runners, rollers and bikers, horseback riders too—and that’s what makes them so amazing. It’s also why it’s important to check your speed at all times and consider the comfort of others. You never know what’s around the bend. Some cities have recommended or regulated trail speeds; you may want to inquire with your local trail managing orgs. to learn more.

Gold Challenge: What Can You Do?

Challenge yourself to make respect and courtesy the two guiding principles of your trail experience! Keep in mind the comfort levels of all trail users—especially the most vulnerable among us (including children, seniors and people with disabilities)—when you’re on the trail.

Want more info? Read about safe speeds on our TrailBlog: We’re in This Together. Use Safe Speeds on the Trail

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