Two constants in my adult life have always been running and music. They've overlapped and interwoven to a point where both are intrinsically and fundamentally part of who I am. I've been on dozens of tours with artists we work with all around the world, and I always make it a point to go for a run after loading in or—if I'm feeling spry (rare)—getting up early and running before getting back on the road to the next gig. It's exciting to run around a city you've never visited before and it's invigorating to explore new places while running with friends!!
With this ethos in mind, I've started a running club. And as of right now, I'm still not even sure what the hell that means or will ultimately look like, but to start, I just feel like I'm craving an outlet for connection and motivation and I have a hunch I'm not alone. I've always found community in both music and in running, so I'm hoping to help foster more of that here with this club. The purchase of any Running Club merch (like these shorts) grants you lifetime access to the club. I'm hopeful this can spur meetups and running groups and in-person things, but for now, Running Club membership includes:
a two-inch "Topshelf Running Club" button/badge
running club members-only collaborative Spotify playlist
running club members-only Discord channel
running club members-only Strava group
These shorts are slate gray and feature the Topshelf logo on the right leg, and the running club logo on the left. The shorts have a liner, a left and right pocket, a back zip for your phone or other belongings, and the fabric is a sweat wicking, breathable polyester blend.
there is a misprint on the packing for the running short sizes. (labeled one size up - small is labeled medium, medium is labeled large...etc)
For every Running Club purchase, $5.00 will go to Back on My Feet, a not-for-profit focusing on combating homelessness through the power of running, community support, and essential employment and housing resources.
If you want to participate but you're short on funds and can't afford to join the club, please contact info at topshelfrecords dot com and we'll comp you a membership.
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