You’re probably already aware of the many, many ways in which run commuting is good for your physical and mental well-being, the environment, and others around you, but sometimes, you can’t run to work. On those days, think ahead and try to carpool with coworkers. What are the benefits of carpooling? Take a look […]
Did anyone see this question in the latest edition of Runner’s World?
We were asked whether we thought run commuting was a movement earlier this year during the WalkJogRun interview (though it was later edited out). I said that I didn’t think so. But since then, it really does seem like it has been taking off.
We’ve heard from some readers who have been running to work for years, some who just started last week, and others who have started running to work with their friends/coworkers. Many of you are current or former bike commuters. Some are run commuting to train for marathons and ultramarathons. All of you are runners…
I want run commuting to be a movement. I want it to gain momentum and, drawing from Runner’s World poll question, become a “realistic option” for getting to and from work. Where do we start?
One of the things I do now is work with children having cognitive skills deficiencies such as Autism and Asperger syndrome. The center where I help out is perfectly placed at a manageable 7 miles one way.
I only mention I work with children because for me it has significance to my story. Doing the […]
We’re going global!
The latest edition of Urban China magazine featured a very cool article on “Community-based Micro-sports”, devoting a two-page spread to run commuting (and a pic of TRC’s Josh and Kyle). They even included a bit about the Atlanta BeltLine and Historic Fourth Ward Park.
The section on run commuting features general tips on gear selection […]
It seems like a lot of people have been trying run commuting lately. There are many possible reasons for that, including nicer weather, training for upcoming races, or maybe, just maybe, it’s starting to catch on… Whatever it may be, here are a few recent stories or posts from or about people new to […]