8 gear essentials for your run commute

1/ lululemon Run All Day Backpack

The durable and water-repellent material of this lightweight backpack will keep your notes dry on run commutes even on the rainiest of days. Simple and chic, it fits your workday essentials perfectly while the handy top compartment provides quick and easy access to your keys.

£108, lululemon


2/ dhb Slice 15L Running Rucksack

This rucksack, with its slim design for a compact feel and plenty of compartments, is perfect for carrying along your belongings on run commutes. It also features reflective print details for enhanced visibility for runs in low lighting.

£23.99, Wiggle


3/ Nike Free RN

If you’re not a fan of having to lug around two pairs of shoes to work, this neutral pair is worth considering – their stylish look makes them easy to wear as part of a smart-casual dress code, while doubling as a trusty pair of running shoes with flexible cushioning and breathable fabric.

£90 for men’s and women’s designs, Nike


4/ Zaazee ZENA Full Length Leggings

While the breathable and quick-drying material of these running leggings makes them a dream for runs to and from work, their stylish monochrome design makes them suitable for wearing all day if your work dress code allows!

£70, Zaazee


5/ Onnight 710 Headlamp

An essential piece of equipment to help you watch your step on run commutes in low lighting. This waterproof headtorch offers multiple lighting modes to suit your needs, as well as a wide strap for maximum comfort and stability while running.

£34.99, Decathlon


6/ dhb Reflective Run Jacket

Make sure you’re seen in the dark in this reflective jacket – lightweight and water-resistant, it’ll keep you dry and snug during your commutes no matter the weather. Stay warm, stay visible.

£34, Wiggle


7/ Every Second Counts Swift Jacket

With its breathable fabric and thumbholes in the sleeves for when the weather gets chilly, this sports jacket is complete with ultra-reflective mesh panels to boost your visibility to others during low-light runs. Perfect to zip up over your gear before heading out after a long day at work.

£195, Every Second Counts


8/ Nike Vapor Flash Running Gloves

Keep your fingers toasty and protected from the wind and rain. These gloves tick all the right boxes: they’re touchscreen compatible, weatherproof and, above all, super reflective.

£55-60 for men's and women's designs, Nike