Nonetheless – when the weather got colder, I begin running in the daytime. Even now, I still prefer to run at night. But, last year – newbie, novice – a "I HAVE NO CLUE WHAT I AM DOING" runner – didn’t know how to protect myself during the runs.
Near my house is a long stretch of road without a light. After running that one time – I decided to carry a flashlight. Yes, I carried a flashlight on my 10+ mile runs, only to be used for about 5 minutes of the run. That lasted about one run.
I then went to a pen light. Well, that worked okay, if I had not dropped it.
Since then, I haven’t run much at night and specially on this one stretch of sidewalk/road.
Recently, I read a few people on DailyMile.com talk about “Knuckle Lights”
I read the word “light” – and I am immediately intrigued! After a short review of the website, KnuckleLights.com – "Knuckle Lights™ are worn on the front of your hands, in a perfect position to light your path and be seen by oncoming traffic during your next run in the dark. The extra wide flood beams provide a bright, even and steady light, assuring maximum illumination and the best option for your nighttime or early morning runs."
I contacted the company and they sent me a complimentary set of Knuckle Lights.
Fresh out of the box and putting in the batteries – I turned off the lights in my house and turned on the knuckle lights. Holy cow. Talk about powerful! They are so bright, I was waiting for a foghorn to go off! :)
They fit strategically on your hand/knuckle and very lightweight!
Now, that I am back to nighttime or early am runs – these are a part of my routine.
The best part – there are several other uses too!
- Use them to walk your dog (I do!)
- Use them for your emergency kit (don’t take up much room)
- Use them for camping
- Use them while working with tools – much easier to hold than a flashlight. Have you tried to turn a screwdriver while holding a flashlight?
If you are a dark hours athlete – and to Rock n Roll Las Vegas or the ET Midnight Runners – you need these lights!
GIVEAWAY TIME!!! Oh yes, another great giveaway from my blog!
Knuckle Lights has agreed to giveaway one pair of Knuckle Lights!
VERY easy to enter (Must complete Steps 1 AND 2 – the last time I had a giveaway, lots of people entered, but many did not take the step to follow my blog).
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Giveaway Time: Friday, April 29 – Friday, May 6th at 5pmPST
Winner will be notified via email. The winner has 24 hours to reply to the email with the information request. Winner will be announced on Twitter and Facebook with First Name and Last Initital. Void where prohibited.
*I was not compensated to write this product review
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Charlene L. Ragsdale - Las Vegas, NVHalf-Marathoner, Business Blogger, Public Speaker
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