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738 Views 1 Reply Latest reply: Nov 6, 2013 8:34 AM by shipo
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Nov 6, 2013 8:25 AM

Night/Dark Running - Illuminated Headphone Cable - good idea?

Hi all,


Do you think an illuminated heaphone cable incorporated into a pair of running headphones would be a good idea for night or dark running safety?


Would you buy such a product?


Any thoughts appreciated!

  • shipo Legend 499 posts since
    Aug 9, 2013

    Hmmm, speaking strictly for myself, I think running after dark is hazardous enough without compromising your hearing by wearing headphones (regardless of whether they're illuminated or not).


    For night illumination I recommend a blinky vest and/or a headlight and reflective vest.

    Fat old man PRs:

    • 1-mile (point to point, gravity assist): 5:50
    • 2-mile: 13:49
    • 5K (gravity assist last mile): 21:31
    • 5-Mile: 37:24
    • 10K (first 10K of my Half Marathon): 48:16
    • 10-Mile (first 10 miles of my Half Marathon): 1:17:40
    • Half Marathon: 1:42:13

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