The New Run Commuters

Is It a Run Commute If You End Up at the Airport?

September 3rd, 2019|0 Comments

I have taken the run commute to an extreme. I have three times now hiked from my home in the Forest Hill neighborhood to the Glen Park BART Station in San Francisco, before catching a flight departing from SFO airport. Although the distance is only 2.8 miles, I have brought luggage. The experiment is at the limit of what I regard as reasonable.

Run Commuting Story Roundup – April 2017

April 29th, 2017|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 [...]

The New Run Commuters – July 2016

July 26th, 2016|0 Comments

Run commuting is catching on all around the world. Just ask Claudia Cruz, this month's featured New Run Commuter. Over the past several years, Claudia and her sister, Silvia (founders of Corridaamiga), have been working on [...]

The New Run Commuters – May 2016

May 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

This month we are proud to present our first British run commuter, Georgia Halls! Georgia lives and runcommutes in London. As the first Brit to be featured on this site, Georgia represents the huge number of London [...]

The New Run Commuters – February 2016

February 19th, 2016|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 [...]

The New Run Commuters – February 2015

February 16th, 2015|0 Comments

This month we’re featuring Tom Fischer, a firefighter in St. Louis, Missouri. Even though he has an unusual work schedule and did not have all the latest and best running gear in the beginning, Tom [...]

The New Run Commuters – January 2015

January 19th, 2015|0 Comments

In our first edition of The New Run Commuters for 2015, we meet Kate Livett from Sydney, Australia. Kate is a recent and die-hard convert to run commuting and though her job contracts and office [...]

The New Run Commuters – October 2014

October 16th, 2014|0 Comments

We've been a bit busy around here lately prepping for ultras, raising kids, and meeting the demands of our non-running day jobs (ugh), but we're picking back up again and have a some great new [...]

The New Run Commuters – August 2014

August 15th, 2014|0 Comments

Here we are again and summer is nearly over. Wouldn't fall be a great time to start run commuting? Give it a shot and send a brief email to telling us about yourself and your [...]

The New Run Commuters – July 2014

July 18th, 2014|3 Comments

In this month's edition of The New Run Commuters, we feature Marcel Beaudoin of Gatineau, Quebec, and Dell Wilson from Madison, Alabama. Both are current or former bike commuters who began run commuting to train for longer races, and they have great [...]

The New Run Commuters – June 2014

June 16th, 2014|1 Comment

What is the farthest you've ever run commuted? Personally, I've done about 15-16 miles or so round-trip. Pam Walker, from South Lyon, MI runs that distance to work in the morning... and then runs it again on the way [...]

The New Run Commuters – May 2014

May 13th, 2014|0 Comments

It's already May! Hopefully your run commute no longer involves snow (sorry, those of you in the upper elevations of a few Canadian Provinces and several US states!). However, with warmer temps come more heat-related running [...]

The New Run Commuters – April 2014

April 17th, 2014|0 Comments

In this month's TNRC feature, we profile M. Suzette from Atlanta, GA, and Presh from Washington D.C. Loving the city life and rich history of D.C., Presh talks about packing light and that familiar, sinking [...]

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The New Run Commuters – March 2014

March 17th, 2014|4 Comments

This month on The New Run Commuters, we hear from Becky from Portland, Oregon, and Anna, hailing form Washington D.C. Both work in professional office environments and make run commuting a part of their day [...]

The New Run Commuters – February 2014, Part 2

February 27th, 2014|2 Comments

Welcome back! In our second February installment of The New Run Commuters, we feature Brent, a lawyer from Washington D.C., and Ivan, a Certified Financial Planner from San Diego, CA. In March, we will return [...]

The New Run Commuters – February 2014, Part 1

February 12th, 2014|3 Comments

After a fantastic response to January's The New Run Commuters post, we're back with one of two TNRC features this month. In our first, we introduce you to Chris and Tarun, two runners from different [...]

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The New Run Commuters – January 2014

January 17th, 2014|0 Comments

Runner Basics Name: Claire Brandow Age: 25 City/State: Brooklyn, NY Profession/Employer: I work in fundraising for an environmental nonprofit. Number of years running: 10 # of races you participate in a year: About 4 in [...]

The New Run Commuters – December 2013

December 17th, 2013|2 Comments

Many of our non-run commuting readers often wonder what kind of person decides to try running to work, and are even more curious about those runners that continue to do so year after year. In [...]