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2204, 2016

Review: Ultimate Direction PB Adventure Vest 3.0

By | April 22nd, 2016|Categories: Gear, General|Tags: , , , , , , , , |9 Comments

While not technically a backpack, the Ultimate Direction PB Adventure Vest 3.0 has all the features you would expect on a pack, and a whole lot more. It's great for the run commuter who doesn't carry much with them to work, and is perfect if you also want something light and comfortable for carrying gear and water on long road/trail runs. Test Model UD PB [...]

1804, 2016

Review: Deuter Speedlite 10

By | April 18th, 2016|Categories: Gear|Tags: , , , |3 Comments

This small, light backpack is simple yet sturdy and is perfect for a certain type of runcommuter. It is about as basic as you can get in a pack designed specifically for running/sports. The Speedlite 10 is a great runcommuting pack for those who value durablity, quality, and simplicity, but more significantly, those who want a pack that they can forget about while running. This is one for [...]

1104, 2016

Come meet the TRC crew at the Kirkwood Spring Fling 5K!

By | April 11th, 2016|Categories: General, News|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Attention Atlanta-area runners and run commuters: The TRC team will be at this year's Kirkwood Spring Fling 5K on Saturday, May 14th! Not only will several of us be racing the 5K, we'll also be emceeing parts of the event with our friend Jim Hodgson of The Atlanta Banana. Sign up for the race and stop by [...]

104, 2016

2016 International Run Commuter Survey

By | April 1st, 2016|Categories: General, News, International Survey|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

The survey is now closed. Thank you to everyone who participated! Stay tuned for the results... Welcome to our 2016 International Run Commuter Survey! Your responses will help the world have a better idea of how many run commuters there are out there, where they run, what gear they use, and how long they've been running. Since this is our second survey (the first [...]

1902, 2016

The New Run Commuters – February 2016

By | February 19th, 2016|Categories: General, News, People|Tags: , , , , , , , , |2 Comments

Efficiency is the watchword for Julien Delange, our first run commuter profile for 2016. Running to and from his workplace in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Julien favours maximalist shoes, and structures his run commuting -- in both principles and pragmatics -- for greatest efficiency. In his profile, Julien also highlights the positive environmental, financial and training benefits of running to work. With his routine sorted, Julien run commutes high-mileage weeks as training for the [...]

902, 2016

The No-Shower Clean Up: Men’s Edition

By | February 9th, 2016|Categories: General, How To, BecomingARunCommuter, Challenges|Tags: , , , , , , |4 Comments

The No-Shower Cleanup is – for some – almost as controversial as wearing shorts over running tights, or the correct pronunciation of “gif” files (is it “JIF” or “GIF”?) So, do you scrap the morning run commute because your office lacks a shower? You shouldn’t. Here’s a detailed post on how to cool down, clean up, and smell good at the office after your [...]

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