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The Perils of Crossing the Street

I jaywalk. I admit it. I was well into adulthood when I realized this conduct was considered mildly criminal. My wife was once given a citation for it, which means I am not alone in failing to comprehend that it is frowned upon...

The New Run Commuters – March 2018

This month's New Run Commuter is David Roland, from our headquarters city of Atlanta, Georgia. I had the pleasure of meeting David in person last week, and we spoke not only about how he [...]

Am I a Runner?

“You’re not a runner. You’re a racer.” That was what my coach said to me. She was neither complimenting nor criticizing me. She was describing me.

The New Run Commuters – February 2018

It's still winter in the Northern Hemisphere, and the handful of people that continue to run commute year-round in snowy regions have their fair share of sub-zero temperatures, icy paths, unshoveled sidewalks, and slush-filled [...]

“Do You Shower?”

The only issue that run commuting presents is whether to shower. I have run with a colleague’s husband, a fellow who is much faster than me and who plays team sports in an adult league, meaning “run with” refers to getting together afterward.

The Math of Run Commuting

Here are my calculations that turned me into a run commuter. I concluded that I could invest twenty minutes of time per day for a full workout. I was already considering the idea. But I was persuaded by the argument from efficiency.

Strava Data Reveals Surprising Numbers on Run Commuting

London tops the list of cities with the most run commuters, according to Strava's recently-released 2017 Year in Sport report, while Amsterdam, Paris, New York City, and Sydney, Australia round out the top five.

The New Run Commuters – December 2017

Welcome back to another edition of The New Run Commuters! For our last profile of 2017, we're featuring Alex Zinni of Mansfield, Massachusetts.

Running the Link

I have been an avid run commuter for over 10 years. To some extent, it even defines me; at work, most people don’t know my name, but they know about this crazy guy who runs to work all year round...

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