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1403, 2017

Review: Alpine Dam’s “The Shoreline” Trucker Hat

By | March 14th, 2017|Categories: Gear, General|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

If a Goldilocks exists in my modest collection of running caps, it is Alpine Dam’s Shoreline model. The sweet spot especially is its brim. That is no small praise. There is a glut of trucker caps proffered to the running community these days. They have grown increasingly popular since Anton Krupicka wore a trucker cap in his Leadville 100 victory. They espouse, perhaps embody, [...]

903, 2017

The New Run Commuters – March 2017

By | March 9th, 2017|Categories: General, News, People|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Runner's World magazine (Oct 2016) recently gave Seattle the silver medal for number 2 best running city in America (behind San Fran). Aaron Mercer, our runcommuter for this month, is a Seattle resident who uses his runcommuting to make the most of what the city has to offer. He braves the state's rainy, wet conditions to runcommute almost every day. Aaron is helping his work colleagues [...]

1702, 2017

Run Commuting Story Roundup – February 17, 2017

By | February 17th, 2017|Categories: General, News|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Here's a quick roundup of interesting run commuting stories I found recently. I'll try and do a similar post monthly if enough content can be found. If you have written a post about run commuting on your blog, or have read a news article or post about run commuting that you want us to know about, send us an email and it may show up in [...]

202, 2017

Review: IAMRUNBOX Backpack Pro

By | February 2nd, 2017|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , , , |2 Comments

Finally – a backpack specifically made for run commuters! The company that brought us our favorite garment carrier, IAMRUNBOX, released a series of run commuting backpacks after a very successful Kickstarter campaign, and we were extremely excited to get our hands on one recently. The IAMRUNBOX Backpack Pro is a stylish and extremely practical backpack for everyday commuters who run with a change of clothes, a [...]

1201, 2017

The New Run Commuters – January 2017

By | January 12th, 2017|Categories: General, News, People|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Our first runcommuter profile for 2017 is Bon Crowder, who also heralds another first for TRC, as she is the only runcommuter featured on this site to hail from Texas. Bon is a teacher who runs to work every day of the week. Through her That'sMath startup company Bon is educating the youth. But she is also an example to her own children in her active lifestyle. Bon shows [...]

2112, 2016

Review: Ultimate Direction Fastpack 20L

By | December 21st, 2016|Categories: Gear, General|Tags: , , , , , , , |5 Comments

Is THIS the best run commuting pack...ever? For some people, perhaps even many people, the answer is yes, the Ultimate Direction Fastpack 20 is the best run commuting pack ever. Those who read my review of the OMM 20L will recall that I opened that review with a similar question, and a similar answer. There are reasons for this: firstly, I cannot deny that [...]

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