Best Reflective Running Gear and Clothes 2024

Buyers Guide | Fleet Feet

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Whether you're an early bird or a late-night warrior, find the perfect apparel and gear for training in the dark with our Reflective Gear Buyers Guide.

As the days become shorter, staying visible when you run becomes more and more important. One of the best tips for running safely at night is to make sure you are visible by using reflective clothing and gear. It is prudent to purchase running apparel that helps you perform your best while also making sure you are seen by drivers, other runners and dog walkers.

Many of your favorite brands have high-tech reflective and other visibility technology built into their clothing to help keep you warm, comfortable and visible in low-light conditions.

Tackle the streets or the trails in the best visibility gear Fleet Feet has to offer. Make sure to pair these with some of the best running headlamps, lights and reflective vests to make sure that you can both see and be seen. Here are our picks for some of the best reflective gear that will help keep you warm all winter long:

[This article is part of the Best Running Clothes 2024 Buyer’s Guide.]

Reflective Tops
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rabbit Low Light Zip

$85
The rabbit Low Light Zip is a running half-zip pullover that has a 360 degrees of reflective print that flashes when car headlights beam at it. Not only will you be seen in this shirt, but it is a great layering piece that will keep you warm and comfortable when there is a chill in the air.
Reflective Jackets
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Brooks Run Visible Convertible Jacket

$180

The Brooks Run Visible Convertible Jacket can be worn as a regular jacket or you can use it as a high-visibility vest depending on the weather and your mood.

It uses Brooks’ Run Visible technology that features fluorescence, high contrast and 3M Scotchlite Carbon Black Stretch reflectivity. Plus, it is wind and water resistant to help protect you from the elements.

Reflective Jackets
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On Weather Lumos Jacket

$270

Constructed with 100 percent nylon fabric, On brings lightweight breathability and durability to the Weather Jacket—and it now comes with a 360 degree reflective print.

This technical running jacket provides all-weather protection with tear-proof fabric and a durable water-repellent (DWR) finish. The super-lightweight fabrics offer all around breathability to keep you well ventilated in wild weather conditions.

Plus, the cap-fitted hood and short bill protect your head from the rain and wind without obscuring your view. Not only is this a great performance jacket, but it looks good enough to wear out on the town.

Reflective Jackets
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rabbit Low Light Swish Jacket 2.0

$140

Rabbit Low Light Swish Jacket 2.0 is perfect for running in the dark, cold, wind, rain or snow because it keeps you visible and dry. This jacket has 360 degrees of reflective print that helps drivers see you in the dark, and it has an environmentally friendly water and wind resistant finish to protect you against the elements.

This lightweight jacket has everything a running jacket needs—it is lightweight, quick drying and moisture wicking. Plus, it can pack into its chest pocket.

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On Lumos Tights Long

$0

Don’t let the minimalist design fool you, the On Running Lumos Tights are full of high-tech features that are sure to make them your favorite winter running piece.

These running tights are made of a super-warm and snug polyester and elastane blend fabric. This technical fabric wicks away sweat to keep you comfortable and dry during your run, while mesh panels included in high-heat areas add ventilation for extra breathability.

High-reflectivity panels make you more visible as you take on low-light runs. Plus, covered pockets let you securely store your belongings while you work out. The On Running Lumos Tight is the perfect addition to any high-visibility running outfit.

Reflective Gear
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Amphipod Xinglet Optic Beam

$50

With an ultra-light weight and minimalist feel, the Amphipod Xinglet Optic Beam will go with you on any run.

The Xinglet Optic Beam provides six hours of flashing or three hours of solid light to illuminate your run or hike. The bright green optic beam provides all-around LED illumination so you can be seen from any angle.

It is USB rechargeable and only takes 1.5 hours to fully recharge, so you can get back to doing what you love quickly, around the clock.

The zip-on, moisture resistant design allows for easy wear that stays comfortable while you sweat. It is fully adjustable and comes in sizes ranging from small to extra-large. Weighing in at under three ounces, you might just forget you even have it on.

Reflective Gear
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Amphipod Full Viz Slapband

$15

Whether you’re taking to the streets for a run or gearing up for a bike ride, the Amphipod Full Viz Slapband will keep you visible no matter where you go.

With unisex sizing and comfortable backing, the Reflective Snapband will fit easily around your wrist or pack strap. Excellent for keeping pants away from your bike chain, the Slapband also fits snugly around your ankles.

Adding up to 200 times more visibility than non-reflective clothing in low-light conditions, the Full Viz Slapband is perfect for your early morning runs or your evening bike ride.

Reflective Gear
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Nathan Reflective Run Laces

$10

It’s the little things that count. When it comes to visibility, little things like Nathan Reflective Run Laces can make a big difference.

Enhance your nighttime visibility with these durable reflective laces. Lace-up and adjustment is easy with the unique fastening system that allows you to tighten and loosen your laces with no hassle.

Offered in nine brilliant colors, the Reflective Run Laces are ideal for everyone looking to improve their visibility in low-light conditions.

Standing Behind Our Picks

We picked the best products based on what we think will work for the most people in the most situations. If you buy a product from us and you don’t love the way it looks, fits or performs, bring them back within 60 days for a full refund.

Plus, we offer free shipping on all orders over $99 on fleetfeet.com, and we’ll match a lower price from a qualifying retailer. That’s our Happy Fit Guarantee.