10 Must-Have Summer Running Accessories

These gear essentials will keep you calm and cool even on the hottest summer day

The moisture-wicking layers are coming off as runners across the country simultaneously rejoice and reject the arrival of summer training. Beating the heat and humidity can be a tricky process, but a few key tools can help make a huge difference.

Of course, dressing properly is the first step to making sure you keep cool while running under the sun, but it’s the extra accessories (for before, during and after your workouts) that can make all the difference when it  comes to running through the summer without feeling like the heat miser.

See also: How to Survive Summer Marathon Training

Once you’ve found your preferred wicking shirt and shorts (see our spring running gear round-up), these extra running accessories will help keep you cool through all of your summer running adventures.