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This week commuters will be feeling the pinch of the New Year rail fare increases. National train fares have now increased by 2.8% on average, pushing the cost of some annual season tickets to more than £5,000 a year. London Transport fares will also see a rise of 3.1% on 19th January.¹

Sportsshoes.com (http://www.sportsshoes.com) is encouraging office workers to save their money and shed pounds by running or walking to work instead, whilst adding relatively little time to their commute. The average commuter travels 1266 miles a year², which is roughly 5.4 miles per working day. This means that a healthy commuter could jog or walk to work in just 42 minutes each way (travelling at 4mph), while an experienced runner could complete the journey in just 28 minutes. Usain Bolt could complete the journey in 6 minutes if he was...

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