New Gear: Must-Haves for Spring and Summer Running
Runners across the country are, quite literally, “gearing up” for spring and summer running.
It’s almost time to store away your thermal tights, long-sleeve base layers, and wool socks. If your running wardrobe is in need a few updates, you might consider adding these new pieces into your warm-weather gear rotation.
The North Face Better Than Naked™ Jacket
Designed to “fit like a second skin,” this lightweight but durable shell will protect you during windy and rainy springtime workouts.
Saucony Women's Bullet Carpi & Hydralite Tank
One online reviewer says that the Bullet Capri is soft and provides a comfy fit for mid-range temperatures (45 to 60 F). “They keep you warm enough to start your run but cool enough that when the day gets long and the sun comes out you're not melting,” they wrote. Other runners are raving about the Hydralite Tank praising its superior lightweight comfort and excellent moisture-wicking ability.
saucony.com; $65 &$25
Saucony Men’s Inferno Singlet
Designed for ultimate breathability, the inferno singlet is the perfect pick for working out or racing on even the hottest of summer days. One online reviewer wrote, “Very lightweight and breathable fabric. I have used it for long runs and even when I sweat a lot the singlet does not feel heavy. “
Asics Speed Chill Visor
This new lightweight, stretch-fit visor from Asics is all about high-speed performance “without the bulk.” The material is designed to wick moisture away from your face (essential for warm-weather running) and the bill is collapsible making it easy to store or travel with.
New Balance Women's Achieve Reversible Capri
We love the Achieve Reversible Capri for its flattering fit. Plus, not only do these durable, moisture-wicking leggings offer extra in the form of reversibility, but they also feature a handy internal waistband pocket.
Rev SS III Tee & Brooks Men’s Sherpa IV 2-in-1 Short
“These shorts are great—not too short or too long. Love the rear zipper pocket. They are extremely comfortable,” one runner said of the Brooks Sherpa 2-in-1 Short in an online review. And another runner called the Rev Tee their “go-to” running shirt, noting its lightweight flexibility, optimal fit, and stylish design.
brooksrunning.com; $58 &$38
Oiselle KC Knicker & Verrazano Bra
This spring is all about fun, bright prints, which is why the KC Knickers from Oiselle are a no-brainer for for anyone who wants to add exciting colors and patterns to their running wardrobe this season. Pair these pants with the comfy but also supportive Verrazano bra for a cute and quintessential running ensemble.
oiselle.com; $68 & $42
C9 Champion® Women's Medium Support Sports Bra & Cardio Capri Legging
Fashionable and affordable is the best way to describe the C9 by Champion® line of athletic apparel at Target. But even with a lower price point, the gear never skimps on quality and always delivers high-performance comfort.
target.com; $14.44 & $24.99