Let's be real, cold weather running is a challenge in and of itself. This time of year we get lots of questions (especially from our dedicated Winter Warriors) on how to prepare for the lower temps and darker mornings, so check out the list below!
1. Patagonia Wind Shield Gloves: These Patagonia wind-blocking gloves are built for ultimate dexterity and protection against the cold.
2. Saucony Peregrine 8 ICE+: Featuring Vibram’s Artic Grip® outsole, the Peregrine 8 ICE+ turns cold weather from an excuse to a bonus. The proprietary outsole of this ice and trail running shoe utilizes Wet Ice Tech to keep you pushing the pace without slipping.
3. Buff gaiter: Buffs are warm and can be worn as a neckerchief, headband, wristband, mask, hairband, bacaclava, scarf, scrunchie, saharaine, pirate cap, beanie or bandana.
4. Due North Ice Spikes: Tame those icy sidewalks with these ice spikes that can slip over your shoes.
5. Balega Mohair socks: Keeps feet warm and dry with ideal combination of mohair and moisture wicking fibers, plus specially constructed, reinforced microfiber mesh ventilation panels.
6. Nathan reflective vest: Nathan vests like this one feature an ultra-lightweight and sleek design, 1200-foot visibility (366-meter), and 360-degree reflectivity optimize performance and safety.
7. Nathan Strobe clip lights: Safety with style in a slim, lightweight, and waterproof strobe. With 100+ hours of illumination, the StrobeLight has the perfect amount of light to keep you moving safely during all hours of the day.
8. Black Diamond headlamp: Featuring brightness from 200-350 lumens and a waterproof housing, these headlamps are sleek, super-bright and ready for any adventure you can throw at them.
9. Sauce Swift Headband: Headwear like this Sauce headband or a beanie are designed to protect the ears and forehead from wind and low temperatures.