The Run Commuter Blog

1607, 2018

The Distance Factor

By |July 16th, 2018|Categories: General, People|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

The feasibility of run commuting depends not only an ability to run but also the length of the commute. No matter how dedicated a runner you might be, you have to consider the feasibility of the commute distance. My decision to be a run commuter is about my desire to run as much as it is about my lack of desire to be much of a commuter.

207, 2018

A Run Commuter Anew

By |July 2nd, 2018|Categories: General, People|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

I find myself in an unlikely place to resume running. I am in Shenzhen, China this summer. For those not familiar with the boom town, which boasts one of those stories that defies belief but exemplifies the power of the global economy, it is on the mainland next to the former British colony of Hong Kong.

1206, 2018

Review: OMM Adventure Light 20 Backpack

By |June 12th, 2018|Categories: Gear, General|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

OMM (standing for Original Mountain Marathon) is a brand well-known to UK and Euro trail runners, but it has yet to become popular in the US, which is a pity. I would go so far as to say this is a ‘best-kept secret’ of running packs.

1006, 2018

Review: IAMRUNBOX Backpack Pro

By |June 10th, 2018|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , , , |10 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 [...]

406, 2018

The Road Back

By |June 4th, 2018|Categories: General, People, Challenges|Tags: , , |1 Comment

This is harder than I thought it would be. I had hoped to make a comeback. But the rare, serious autoimmune disease I have been diagnosed with is a doozy. Or more accurately, the drugs I am on have major side effects. After more than 75 half marathons in three years and a regular routine of run commuting 4.5 miles to work...

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