Nite Ize: Light Up Your Run!

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Running in the dark can be a wonderful pastime. I’ve always found pounding the quiet, pre-dawn pavement or jogging around the nighttime streets to be peaceful and relaxing. (It’s also a great way to beat the heat during the summer!). However, if you are a runner who enjoys running in the dark, or who must because of scheduling restrictions, safety is an … Read More

Running Tall: More Gear for Tall Women

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Almost two years ago now, I wrote a post on the difficulty of finding running gear for tall women and gave some suggestions based on my own purchases. (To read my original post, click here!). That post has become of the most popular articles on Technically Running, and it has been so fun to hear from my fellow tall ladies and know that … Read More

Running Tall: Gear for Tall Women

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Being a 6’1″ tall woman has its advantages. For example, I can reach pretty much every top shelf I encounter, I’ve been tall enough to ride every roller coaster at Cedar Point (bonus points if you know where that is!) since I was about 8 years old, and being long-limbed was definitely an advantage in the pool when I swam … Read More

SPIbelt Endurance Series Review

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With as many accessories as there are for runners, most people find it difficult to choose the ones they will use day in and day out. Things get even crazier when you are testing gear and gadgets for a blog, but Meagan and I have one accessory that has made an appearance in all of our races and roughly 80% … Read More

Polar RCX5 Review

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I use my Polar Heart Rate monitor more than any other piece of exercise equipment. Ever. My obsession with this watch-turned-monitoring device started innocently enough two Christmases ago, when, after pouring over reviews online, I decided to order an FT4 (see Meagan’s review here) to help me better track my workouts. After one joyous run together, my watch and I … Read More

Light up the Night – Gear to illuminate your runs

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Be visible at night

As the days get shorter and shorter it becomes inevitable that some runs will be started or completed in the dark.  At night, or in early morning hours, running on sidewalks or on the street can become a major safety hazard.  For many years, runners who wanted to be safe in the dark had to wear yellow or orange reflective … Read More