How to choose the right headlamp for running to work
Being able to see where you are going and being visible to other road users is critical for that early morning or winter commute to work. Here are the top considerations to help you choose the right headlamp for city commuting.
Essential steps in choosing the right headlamp 100 to 200-lumen output (brightness) recommended. Grab a brightness-adjustable 200 plus lumen headlamp if you do the occasional trail run Choose a battery type that suits you, single-use, rechargeable or USB rechargeable Choose a headlamp that has a runtime of at least 20 hours For running, other than having a few brightness settings and having some water resistance, additional features such as strobe and red lights are unnecessary Stick to well-proven brands, Petzl, Black Diamond or Fenix Look for IPX6 rating minimum, IPX7 as a preferred water resistance standard Running to work in the dark Runners are generally moving more slowly than cyclists.