July 18, 2024

Emily Caylor

Running is a female dominated sport, but they can’t participate without fear.

Women have taken over the sport of running, as they account for over half of road race finishers in the United States, but the frequency of sexual harassment women receive mid-run is unnerving. This article features stories from UT students of their experiences of being harassed while running, as well as national data showing the likelihood of a woman being harassed and even assaulted mid-run.