The murder of University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts has sparked fresh conversations about the dangers women face while running in public. Tibbetts was abducted and killed while out for a jog.
Women often describe the anxiety they feel in public when exercising, and frequently think about escape plans in the event of an attack. How common are such attacks? What do women want men to know about their experiences and concerns? Our guests:
- Iva Petrosino, communications professional and runner
- Maria Hopkins, associate professor in the School of Education at Nazareth College, and runner
- Lisa Famiglietti, Rochester Running Company race ambassador
- Kate Dunlavey, licensed clinical social worker, and therapist and educator for RESOLVE of Greater Rochester
- Jennifer Sullivan, community programs manager for Willow Domestic Center