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1006, 2017

Pack Hacks: How to Tame Excess Backpack Straps

By | June 10th, 2017|Categories: Gear, General, How To|Tags: , , , , |4 Comments

Run or hike with a pack long enough and you may begin to notice tiny annoyances about your gear transporter that are enough to drive you crazy. For example, your zippers may make jingling, tinkling noises with each step. The quiet, sloshing water in your bottle or hydration pack might start to sound like you’re camped next to a gushing waterfall. You may even [...]

2904, 2017

Run Commuting Story Roundup – April 2017

By | April 29th, 2017|Categories: General, News, People, BecomingARunCommuter|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

It’s the end of April and it is time for another edition of the Run Commuting Story Roundup! There seems to have been an increase in articles about lately, and while it’s probably tied to warmer temperatures (people more likely to run) we like to think it’s because run commuting is becoming more popular. If you have written a post about run [...]

1403, 2017

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

By | March 14th, 2017|Categories: Gear, General|Tags: , , , , , , , |1 Comment

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: , , , , , , |4 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 [...]

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