Discover the six pieces of kit that'll transform you into an urban running warrior
Osprey Hornet 24 (£75, ospreypacks.com)
Wide, supportive fully adjustable hip belt and harness. It's easily compressed to keep your load steady and it's also compatible with an external hydration pack, leaving the main pocket free for work gear.
Gore Mythos GT Jacket (£139.99, prodirectrunning.com)
Waterproof and breathable with 360-degree reflectivity in black/neon yellow.
Skins A400 Compression Calf Tights £31 (skins.net)
These graduated compression socks stabilise the calves to reduce microtrauma and promote blood flow.
Nathan LED Safety Strobe (£5.99, nathansports.co.uk)
Visible from 750m, this clips on to clothing or your rucksack, with four settings including steady beam and strobe flash. The battery should last 150 hours.
Respro Sportsta (£29.99, respro.com)
The lightweight neoprene offers maximum ventilation without compromising on comfort or filtration power. Upgrade the mask by adding the Techno filters (£16.99 for two) for superior air filtration.
SofSole Athlete Insole (£14.99, jjbsports.com)
No motion control - it's all about shock absorption via lightweight gel cushioning.
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