The holidays will soon be behind us and a couple more months of winter lie ahead. The snow is falling but this can be one of the most beautiful times of year to run. If you are one of the intrepid who decides to defy the cold, you will find a blissful calm in the tranquility that is winter running. The key is staying warm and dry, and the trick is layering! A moisture-wicking base layer, breathable pullover, and windproof jacket, depending on the temperatures, is the combo you need. Below are 6 winter-proof and stylish layering pieces to get you started.
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SMARTWOOL Women’s PhD HyFi Full-Zip Hoodie $210
Made from revolutionary bicomponent fabric, this SmartWool’s hoody combines the comfort of merino wool on the inside with weather and abrasion resistance of durable nylon on the outside.
GORE Path Windstopper Insulated ShellLADY Jacket $199
This stylish quilted jacket features PrimaLoft® Infinity insulation and a soft fleece-lined high collar and cuffs for a comfortable fit. This one you might want to wear even when your not training.
PEARL IZUMI Women’s Fly Evo Pullover $165
This pullover features a lightweight water and windproof fabric with high breathability to keep you dry and comfortable in cold, windy and wet conditions. There are internal fist mitt seals to keep hands warm and reflective external tape provides 360 degrees of reflectivity for low–light visibility.
ADIDAS Sequencials Flagstaff Long Sleeve Tee shirt $42
This Long Sleeve half-zip shirt is a fleece midlayer that wraps your core in breathable warmth. The shirt is designed with FORMOTION® for running-specific fit and comfort and CLIMAWARM™ keeps you warm and comfortable in cold weather conditions.
MOUNTAIN HARDWARE Women’s Super Power Hoody $120
This thermal-weight hoody features a smooth, durable outer face and moisture-wicking inner face for excellent thermal regulation. Breathable stretch panels on sides, arms and hood enhance your freedom of motion. Half-glove cuffs add coverage and warmth around hands.
NIKE Element Shield Running Jacket $99
The Nike Element Shield Running Jacket is a lightweight option that combines wind resistance and moisture management for excellent protection. This jacket is loaded with great details such as front storage pockets, thumb holes, and hand warmers. It also has reflective details for nighttime visibility.