We Tried It: The New Balance Tri-Viz Running Hat

  • By TJ Murphy
  • Published Jan. 20, 2012

Are you an early-morning or a late-night runner? Be seen on the roads this winter.

Written by: T.J. Murphy


Picking up the Tri-Viz running hat, you’ll notice it’s heftier than most other water-resistant, sweat-wicking running caps, but this hat comes equipped with four ultra-bright LEDs to illuminate dark streets. Pinch the bill of the cap to activate a beam of bright light and feel more confident on early morning or night runs.

This piece first appeared in the December issue of Competitor Magazine.

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TJ Murphy

TJ Murphy

T.J. Murphy is a 2:38 marathoner and five-time Ironman finisher. He is the former editorial director of Triathlete Magazine, Inside Triathlon and Competitor Magazine. His writing has also appeared in Outside Magazine and Runner’s World. He recently authored “Inside the Box: How Broke All The Rules, Stripped Down the Gym and Rebuilt My Broken Down Body.”

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