Run commuting is an essential part of training for many runners. This is your go-to source for all stories from the run commute.
Stories from the run commute: “I lost 135 lb. and now run 20K to work to make time for my daughter.”
Five years ago, Ben Richard was 350 pounds and never though he’d ever become an active person. He started running, lost weight and now, he runs in to Toronto from Pickering along the shores of Lake Ontario to make time to spend with his daughter on weekends.
John Graber works as a middle school teacher and has been a run commuter for ten years. Here, he explains why his run is the most important part of his day.
Stories from the run commute: “I ran through my pregnancy. Now, I run to work to be a better mom and get time to myself”
In order to be a responsible parent but also get time to herself, Jesse Arnup Blondin runs to work.
Though his dad run commuted all his life, it’s only now that the father-son duo exchange tips and stories from the run commute.
Working as a chemistry teacher takes up a lot of energy. To unwind, Dan Leskiw has taken to getting out in nature by running valley trails on his way home from work.
As someone who loves outdoor activities like camping and hiking, Alexandre Rouillard finds that the run commute brings out that sense of adventure on a daily basis.
Working in finance, Carlee Price was accustomed to 10-hour work days keeping a close eye on the markets all day. When it came to marathon training, she didn’t have a lot of time left over so she began run-commuting to and from work.
Growing up, Fatima Cabral’s family told her that sports were for the boys. It inspired her to go against that message and start to run.
Jerod Killick wakes up every morning eager to run below the SkyTrain in Vancouver. In running to work, he has lost a ton of weight and become a more calm and balanced person.
In the years spanning from 1979 to 2000, if a downtown Toronto Bay Street dweller peeled back the curtains soon after midnight and kept their eyes on the sidewalks, they’d be sure to see […]
When Matt Setlack runs to work, he regularly looks up to see fighter jets above him.
Emma Jenkin run commutes to and from work every day in downtown Toronto. Why is the run commute so efficient and how should other runners make the switch?