Rachel Kristjanson / Oct 06, 2021

What do you wear when the weather starts getting hairy? Okay, first take the temperature outside + 20° and imagine what you'd wear standing around. So if it's 40° out, imagine it's 60° and you're not running. You might wear tights + long sleeves, knickers + long sleeves, or if you run hot, shorts and long sleeves. Boom. Add gloves, hat as needed. You know your body best. Here are some of our hot and cool tips for dressing for the weather.

50°- 60°

If you winter in the South, you might not want much’re solidly in the shorts/short sleeves or tank running weather. Our shorts collection has something for everyone, and flyout material is the most versatile for varying conditions. Add a Runner Trucker Hat and you’re good to go!

40°- 50°

Perfect for short shorts and long sleeves. Top it off with our high performance trucker hat, the crowd-favorite Runner Trucker.


You'll get to know your shorts cut off temperature, most folks switch over to longer leg covering around 45 degrees. When it's lower than your threshold, pair your long sleeve with knickers or tights. Add a vest + hat or earband for maximum comfort.

If it's lightly raining and between 32° - 55°, add a layer (and of course a Runner Trucker Hat). Our water-resistant Reflective Vim Anorak or the Reflective Vigor Vest will keep you comfy and safe with its ultra-reflective material.

Caught in a total downpour? Don’t worry, we have a jacket for that, too! The Say Anything Jacket is fully sealed (yep, even the zippers) so you’ll stay extra dry. As an added bonus, as you heat up, the textured interior keeps the fabric from sticking to your skin, while the specially designed laminate moves heat and moisture through the fabric while preventing rain and wetness from entering on the surface.

30° - 40°

Getting down to cold! Wool is perfect solo at 35°, anything lower and you'll want layers. Any wicking long sleeve (like the multi-purpose Lux Mile One Pullover under the packable Reflective Vim Jacket) is just right. You'll want to add gloves or mittens and a hat in temperatures this low.

30° and below

Now we’re talking legit cold. The good news is, with the right running gear, many runners can keep running safely down into the teens (depending on your personal comfort level and health concerns, of course). The Puffy Bird Anorak and Flip Side Puffy Jacket are made with extra-warm Primaloft® Thermoplume insulation, which is designed to look, behave, and perform like goose down, but no geese were involved.

1 comment

  • Brittany: December 28, 2020

    This is so interesting, good encouragement as deep winter creeps up. Thanks!!

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