Sarah McDonald reported the case on her social media and asked other women to take care of herself
The British runner Sarah McDonald denounced on his social network a harassment suffered during a training session at the England. The case happened on Wednesday, 24, when Sarah was running on the edge of a canal where she usually exercises. She reported that two men on a motorcycle passed her, slowing down to grab her ass. “Unfortunately, today I experienced something that was not acceptable, while warming up for my session on the canal’s tow path, 2 men passed me on a motorcycle, slowing down so that the man in the back could grab my ass,” he wrote on your Twitter.
Unfortunately today I experienced something that wasn’t acceptable, while warming up for my session on the canal towpath 2 men passed me on a moped, slowing down so the man on the back could grab my bum. As a runner I’ve been heckled and had things shouted but this was 1/2
— Sarah McDonald (@SarahAMcDonald)
Sarah said that she was not alone at the time and celebrated that something worse did not happen, but said that she no longer feels safe to make the journey without company. “Until today, I felt comfortable being alone and this has been a wake-up call – be vigilant and take care of each other”, completed the runner. After the report, the athlete received messages of support from all over the world, including some profiles from Brazil. Sarah is 27 years old and represents the Great Britain in a mid-distance race, being a specialist in the 1,500 m.