I like to run, i run all the time. But now that it gets dark out at like 5pm, i usually have to cut my runs short(which im not a big fan of) because im not very visable. i know you can buy a vest to wear when running, bit i cant stand it bouncing around. So i decided to make glow in the dark/reflective shoes.

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Step 1: Materials

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-Running Shoes(preferably white)
-Glow in the dark paint (i got mine from Michael's craft store)
-Paint brush
-2 Sandwitch bags
-Wax paper
-Reflective Tape
-I used a blacklight to test how it looks
Litarly2 years ago
Oh sir, this is going directly to my favourites! Nice idea!
i just soaked my shoes in the glow powder they give with cheap science kits
Opacque5 years ago
Thank you for this instrucible, recently I was skateboarding and some lady pulled me over and yelled at me because I couldent be seen, now with my reflective shoes that hopefully wont happen anymore.
ijump5 years ago

you should sell these kicks

Good job on a very useful and highly recommended project.  I witnessed a woman being struck by a car at a street crossing at night because she was wearing dark clothes and could not be seen until it was too late. Just because YOU think that the driver can see you does not mean that they can....
boston09 (author)  ckoehler19045 years ago
thanks man. i appreciate it.
mjn25 years ago

5 stars man, nicely done