Staying Safe on Night Runs

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Night time is creeping in earlier and earlier every day, and with that comes the cold winter winds. Fear not, runners! We want you to keep working hard and stay at it during the winter months, but it is our job to make sure you know how to stay safe out there. Every runner/walker has their preferences, which is why Charm City Run carries so many different types of reflective/neon attire and light-up accessories. Come on in and check out some of these great options to help keep you bright and noticeable from afar with a clear, lit-up path ahead.

Be NOTICED with these accessories…

Nathan Single Strobe Light: $10.00

  • Ragnar Approved
  • Secure clip on back easily attaches to belt, apparel, or gear

  • High visibility blinking & steady light modes so you can be seen from a safe distance

  • Battery Time: Steady On – 57+ hours; Strobe – 110+ hours

  • Water Resistance: IPX4 – Weather resistant

Nathan LightBender: $20.00

  • Ragnar Approved
  • Comfortable armband & super lightweight technology ensure no chafing or discomfort

  • Multi-settings for blinking or steady stream lights

  • Weather Resistance: IPX4 so you can run longer in any weather

  • Visibility: 2400 feet

  • Burn Time: Steady On – 21 hours; Strobe – 42 hours

Amphipod Reflective Visibility: $29.99

  • Up to 70% more reflective area than most standard running vests

  • Extra large real capacity zip front pocket for essentials

  • Front, rear and side reflective booster zones for full 360° reflectivity

  • Breathable and feather-lite fully vented Meshlite™ construction

  • Two custom sizes with adjustability for a perfect fit

Nathan Zephyr Fire 100: $45.00

  • Ragnar Approved
  • Rechargeable flashlight designed for runners

  • 3 lighting modes

  • Integrated hand strap for grip-free running

  • Built-in warning siren in grip

  • IPX4 weather-resistant for use in any weather

  • Burn Time: Hi – 5+ hours; Low – 8 hours; Low/Strobe – 15 hours

Nathan Pulsar Strobe 2-Pack: $10.00

  • Smallest. lightest strobe in the Nathan line
  • 3 different strobe modes

  • Clips easily anywhere, including shoes to offer multiple points of light

  • IPX4 weather-resistant for use in any weather

  • Burn Time: High/Fast Strobe – 4+ hours; Slow Strobe – 10+ hours; Alternating Strobe – 30+ hours

Amphipod Full-Viz Series LED Band: $15.95

  • High-brilliance dual bulb LED
  • 3 multi-use flash-illumination modes: Dual Flash, Alternating Strobe & Illumination

  • Includes soft, minimalist chafe-free elastic band

  • Fully adjustable with hook/loop closure

  • Reflective clip light can be removed for independent use

  • Band is fully adjustable for arm, ankle or wait

  • Battery included / ready for use

Amphipod Vizlet LED: $9.95

  • High-brilliance refelctivity
  • Ultrabright flashing LED

  • Battery included / ready to use

  • Less than 1/2 ounce, Vizlet LED adds feather-light reflectivity


Dress in some reflective clothing…

1. Women’s Under Armour Fly Fast Luminous 1/2 Zip: $89.99

  • Updated thumbholes keep sleeves secure & help seal in body heat

  • Unique luminous print body catches the light for greater visibility

2. Men’s Under Armour Storm Run WindStopper 1/4 Zip: $179.99

  • Highly reflective panels on the top of the arms deliver greater visibility during low-light runs

  • Dual-layer fabric with an ultra-warm, brushed interior & a slick, fast-drying exterior

  • Bonded back zip pocket for essentials

3. Men’s Brooks Drift 1/2 Zip: $95.00

  • DriLayer® Turbine, breathable windproof protection

  • Zip pocket at back right

  • Front & back retroreflectivity

4. Men’s Brooks LSD Jacket: $98.00

  • Lightweight, windproof & water-resistant protection

  • Full-zip with chin guard & draft flap

  • Packs into back zip pocket that houses a wearable, elastic carry handle

  • Media port zipper pull

  • Front & back retroreflectivity

5. Men’s Under Armour Storm Launch Run Jacket: $79.99

  • UA Storm technology repels water without sacrificing breathability

  • Ultra-light, smooth woven fabric delivers protection that won’t weigh you down

  • Mesh-back rear vent for added breathability

  • Reflective logos, cuffs & piping for greater visibility on low-light runs


Thursday, November 19, 2015

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