Today is National Running Day! Here’s Some Gear Worth A Look


Today is National Running Day! It is a perfect day to check out the Couch-to-5K Running Plan Larry turned a bunch of us onto a few weeks back…


…or grab one of the numerous C25K iPhone apps currently available in the App Store.


There are a number of them.

It is also a great day to check out some good accessories to go along for the ride run. Here are two examples…

If you are using an iPod Nano during your run instead of an iPhone or touch (the C25K apps require OS iPhone) take a look at the iSkin DuoBand for iPod nano 5G

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The DuoBand is a “Premium silicone protector + adjustable armband with Microban® protection”.
The adjustable armband strap “sports a breathable soft-silicone inner band for anti-slip support” while the nano silicone protector guards against scratches, moisture and bumps. Even in the DuoBand the clickwheel is accessible and, best of all, an integrated click wheel protector keeps it safe and dry. The Microban® antimicrobial protection inhibits the growth of odor and stain causing bacteria.

The iSkin: DuoBand for iPod nano 5G is available at:, Apple retail stores and other participating authorized iSkin retailers worldwide for an MSRP of $39.99. For more information visit iSkin’s Web site.

And regardless of the device you are listening to you might want to check out the Wicked Audio Metallics headphones.

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These noise isolating earbuds offer style and produce great sound at an affordable price. They are light weight in order to deliver a high level of comfort and are available in 4 metallically brilliant colors: Pink, Blue, White, Green and Black.

The buds are available at:,, Verizon Wireless, Kmart, and other select international retailers

The Wicked Audio: Metallics have an MSRP of $12.99. For more information and to order visit

If you do use today as the day to start your Couch25K journey let us know!!

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About the Author

Dan Cohen
Having a father who was heavily involved in early laser and fiber-optical research, Dan grew up surrounded by technology and gadgets. Dan’s father brought home one of the very first video games when he was young and Dan remembers seeing a “pre-release” touchtone phone. (When he asked his father what the “#” and “*” buttons were his dad said, “Some day, far in the future, we’ll have some use for them.”) Technology seemed to be in Dan’s blood but at some point he took a different path and ended up in the clergy. His passion for technology and gadgets never left him. Dan is married to Raina Goldberg who is also an avid user of Apple products. They live in New Jersey with their golden doodle Nava.