Run Commute 2017

We are over the finish line!!

Well done to all our runners for making it to the end of Run Commute 2017.

The final leader board is published, and prize winners announced!

Thank you to everyone for getting involved in the first national Run Commute. We’d really appreciate your feedback on the event. All those responding will go into a prize draw for a  euro50 shopping voucher!

Run Commute 2017 Final Leaderboard

Run Commute 2017 Final Leaderboard

Run Commute 7-27 June 2017

Run Commute 7-27 June 2017 is the first national commuting challenge for new, active, or lapsed runners. Your challenge is to run all or part of the commute, as many days of the working week you can, for three weeks.

Why? To OWN the commute and win great prizes including Garmin wearable devices, Runbox garment carriers and great goodie bags.

To take part, get a team of 2-4 workmates together and sign up on www.activetravellogger.ie. You can sign up by yourself if you can’t find another runner in your workplace, but the main prizes (and the leader board) are for teams. To quality for prizes, you must have run at least one run commute over the course of the challenge.

Please note your workplace must be registered in order to take part – contact runcommute@nationaltransport.ie to check.

What do we know about Run Commuting?
Not much! Other than it is happening… There’s no stats from the Census on run commutes – but one piece of research  from the UK from 2014 showed a rapid growth in run commuting, with the number of run commuters tripling in the two years previous to the research.

For those who run-commute, research  indicates that it becomes a regular habit – with 42% running to or from work two or three times a week, and 15% two or three times a month. 10% of runners ran to or from work every day.

Where can I find out more about the Challenge?
Get tips for getting started and answers to FAQs in our guide – Run Commute 2017 FAQs

Download the Run Commute 2017 Active Travel Logger How To Guide.

If your question isn’t answered in either of the guides above, get in touch – runcommute@nationaltransport.ie

 

Resources

Run Commute 2017 Poster

Run Commute 2017 Banner

Run Commute 2017 Banner

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