Zwift Running review

Disclaimer: I received a Zwift runpod to review as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review find and write race reviews!


 

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I have been an avid zwift biker for over a year now. It makes the tediousness of trainer riding enjoyable! You can ride with friends, you can see different places, and you can challenge yourself. I even completed the Canyon/Sram zwift academy this year. Long story not so short, I love me some zwift.

Sooo, when I had the opportunity to test out the new Zwift runpod I jumped at the chance. I’d seen the runners trucking along on the side of the road as I biked. I never really understood how they were doing it. Apparently, they have a supported pod or treadmill! You can find out the requirements here

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It is easy to get signed in (right now you can run on Zwift for free). Create your running avatar and get running!

Now, there can be some challenges. For me, I could only use it on my iphone or my laptop. I also had to connect on my laptop and use the zwift companion app to get the strongest signal. Also, I recommend just replacing the battery that comes with it. I determined some of my issues were due to a dying battery.

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I did join in for the Bibrace race and then did a run of my own. Sadly, I’m not fast enough for some of the group runs/races. However, I was pleasantly surprised to see that Zwift did work with my run/walk intervals.

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I do find that chatting or doing things with my phone is a bit harder when running than when biking, lol. Nevertheless, Zwift running really does help take the “dread” of of treadmill running.

Wanna try it out for yourself? Pickup a zwift runpod and use code Bibrave15 for 15% off the pod at zwift.com

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