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1610, 2018

Review: GORUCK GR1 Backpack

By |October 16th, 2018|Categories: Gear|4 Comments

In looking for the best run commuting backpack, I stumbled upon GORUCK. Their GR1 is considered by many people to be the ultimate everyday backpack. So can the backpack that can do anything also run commute? Let's find out…

2008, 2018

Review: Proviz REFLECT360 Running Backpack

By |August 20th, 2018|Categories: Gear|1 Comment

Run commuting in the cold, dark days of winter can be challenging. If you keep normal hours, you often start and end the day in darkness. Footpaths are often not as well-lit, which make running on the road itself safer, but...

1607, 2018

The Distance Factor

By |July 16th, 2018|Categories: General|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...

207, 2018

A Run Commuter Anew

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

The gym of Peking University's Shenzhen Campus 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 [...]

2006, 2018

Run Commuting Has Made Me a Better Person

By |June 20th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

To run commute is to insist that the world is ours. It is material, surrounding us, demanding that we involve ourselves. Even in the rain and the traffic, despite our fatigue, it is imperative that we motivate ourselves to move ourselves.

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.