The Run Commuter Blog

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 [...]

512, 2016

The New Run Commuters – December 2016

By | December 5th, 2016|Categories: General, News, People|Tags: , , , , , , , |3 Comments

Emphasizing TRC's global reach, this month's featured runcommuter is James Moore, from London, England. Like our profiled runcommuter from earlier in the year, Julien Delange, James uses runcommuting to train for ultra distance trail races. (Also like Julien--and TRC's own contributor Nicholas Pedneault--James uses Hoka One One shoes). James says that runcommuting helps him leave work at a reasonable time; the knowledge that he's going to run home [...]

212, 2016

Review: SunWarrior Sol Good Protein Bars

By | December 2nd, 2016|Categories: Nutrition|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

We're big fans of SunWarrior here at The Run Commuter, so we were excited when they sent us a sample from their new line of products - Sōl Good Protein Bars. I tested them out after a few of my morning 5-mile run commutes, instead of my usual post-run Clif bar.   Here are the main takeaways High protein (70% - 90% more [...]

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