Starting a business is kinda like a marriage: if you can be talked out of it, you probably shouldn't do it.
Psycho-logist wrote:Tim, keep working hard - you are doing what you need to do in seeking input from runners, however you have stumbled upon a den of terrible personalities whose input might not carry as much weight.
There was a product in shark tank that is on this line of product. They were shoes with lights on them. One of the sharks invested in it
There has been a booth at major marathons for the past number of years that sell blinky lights on arm bands and visors and lights that clip to shorts that blink. That is the way I go. It is cheaper and I can change the battery.
Just saw a bus ad yesterday for a reflective spray. Same 100% visibility. Therefore any comfortable pair of anything you own can now be reflective.