Fabrics, fit, and functionality are all things to consider when picking the right outfit for your day on the trails. Jackets block wind and shed water, tops wick moisture, shorts offer a variety of inseam lengths and the option for a 2-in-1 design.
Whether you know them as singlets, bibs, pinnies, tanks, or some other term, sleeveless sports tops are a time-honored look calibrated towards heat shedding and bicep display. If you're a current or wannabe victim of the Sleeve Monster, you are likely a worthy candidate for the Dynafit DNA tank. Rather than relying solely on its sleevelessness to shed weight and keep you cool, this..
Considering the bold style and innovative materials, it makes sense that La Sportiva says the Slipstream Tank is inspired by the speed of light. We can neither confirm nor deny this claim, but we can promise that the Slipstream does everything in its power to prevent overheating when you’re out trying to run 186,000 miles a second. Most notably, the HeiQ Smart Temp technology someh..
It's ok if you don't know where your scissors are, no need to cut any sleeves off of Dynafit's Vert tank. A classic design with flat seams for comfort this tank will make you feel fast because you are fast. If you're wearing a tank you're probably not out for a walk around the park. You're pushing, crushing, hurting, and sweating. It's ok though, the 100% polyester material has a P..
Need to stand out on the race line, or just out on the trail? Check out the Flash shirt from Crazy Idea. Sweet patterns are just the beginning of what makes this shirt sweeter than Shirley Temple in a bowl of sugar. An invisible half zipper can help you dump heat on the climb and retain heat when you hit that ridgeline or mellow downhill (we promise the zipper is there despite bein..
Dynafit's DNA shirt is a layer you're supposed to forget about. By this, we mean that instead of fussing with the fit or warding off chafing, you can let your running mind wander more freely. All the while, this shirt is quietly at work using Active Airflow Ventilation to keep your torso cool. 'AAV' incorporates laser-cut perforations into the armpits and back to help air flow upwa..
Soon after the evolution of bipedalism, humanity began to shed its furry overcoat in favor of a more breathable, hairless approach to life. La Sportiva has picked up where Homo Neanderthalis left off with the Wave Shirt - a lightweight and breathable addition to your trail racing repertoire. Two different weights of Polygeine® mesh fabric plus HeiQ Smart Temp technology dynamically..
The Dynafit Vert Shirt is a great running shirt that is forgettable. When it’s doing it's job well, You'll be focusing on enjoying the run, not how sweaty and uncomfortable your upper half is. It is made for those hot days where moisture-wicking and breathability are the difference between a great time on the trails and feeling like you’re wearing Saran Wrap. Reflectors keep you vi..
A shirt is a shirt is a shirt, right? The brainiacs at ODLO politely disagree and are proving that sentiment wrong by offering runners the Zeroweight Engineered Chill-tec Running T-shirt. They started with an incredibly lightweight moisture-wicking polyester fabric that, truthfully, on its own makes for a great, high-output shirt. But they didn’t stop there. They then harnessed the..
Dynafit's Alpine pro shirt is buttery smooth. I suppose that means it's like covering your upper body with butter and going for a run? It's easier and cleaner just to get one of these shirts. It's unknown to the greater scientific world how a polyester material can feel this good. Since you'll want to wear this pretty much every day Dynafit thought ahead and has applied a Polygiene..
If you avoid mid-day summer runs because of the heat, ODLO has now officially invalidated that excuse with the offering of their Blackcomb Ceramicool shirt. By incorporating ceramic nanoparticles into the lightweight yarn, the shirt itself is able to draw heat away from the skin and has been proven to cool you down by 1-degree celsius. In addition to those fancy ceramic bits, the f..
Europeans are known for their bright, sporty clothes and sometimes that can cause a bit of jealousy on this side of the pond. Thankfully, La Sportiva is bringing that look worldwide with the Limitless Shirt and its fun block patterns. But don’t worry, the shirt isn’t just a fashion statement - it is also fully stacked with admirable features like Bluesign-approved ultralight fabric..
In order to traverse anything, you first need to climb (unless you get a shuttle I suppose). With that in mind Dynafit created the Traverse shirt for sweaty bodies on epic climbs. You can show off some logo love as you grind out the vert on your way to that amazing view. The polyester blend has an anti-odor coating to keep you feeling fresh when the water works turn on and your deo..
Slow down, mellow out, and take it easy! Much like unhurriedly enjoying a sip of fine wine, this Easy Miles Run Club All Day Tee from PNW’s Territory Run Co proves that you can appreciate the benefits of running slow - such as catching up with friends, enjoying the scenery, and training in zone 1. The material itself is made of Territory’s legendary All Day fabric. Who knew recycle..
This is a long sleeve shirt for the trail running purist. Without flashy, over-the-top graphics and colors, the All Day Sunrise Long Sleeve from Territory Run Co minds its own business while you take to the trails. Although it looks and feels like soft cotton - it ain’t. Instead, it’s Territory Run Co’s famous All Day fabric. Made out of premium recycled polyester infused with recy..
When considering your options within the windbreaker jacket world, there are plenty of them. Why not acquire one designed for both performance and comfort? While you're at it, why not get something flashy as well? The Trail Graphic Wind jacket from Dynafit is an eye-catching piece that also comes with simplicity and functionality in mind. A tight-fitting hood with elastic cuffs and..
Some days you get lucky and the mountains provide perfect, bluebird windless conditions while other times... not so much. Thankfully La Sportiva’s Blizzard Windbreaker jacket makes it so that you don’t have to leave it to chance. Ultralight and packable, the Blizzard is so easy to bring along for runs that crossing your fingers for good weather is now nonsensical child's play. The ..
Battling wind on a run isn't just annoying, it's mentally taxing, potentially even dangerous. Dynafit has prepared a solution with the DNA Wind jacket, which resists wind and repels water. To keep you from getting soggy with sweat the back panel is breathable for better heat regulation. This zipped, hoodless jacket includes enough material to soften a stiff breeze while remaining l..
Crazy Idea refers to their Shark jacket as a “gem” while around here we refer to it as a superior piece of apparel from a very detail-oriented brand. While Crazy sums it up more succinctly, it doesn’t change the fact that a 20k waterproof jacket under 200g is just awesome. Compact and lightweight, this piece will hardly be noticed when extra gear is required. The name comes from a ..
In search of a running-specific rain layer that will keep you warm on a blustery ridge, or dry in a storm? Frustrated with your current rain layer’s lack of compatibility with your running vest? Take a look at the Karpos Lavaredo Rain Jacket. Lightweight and breathable, ample ventilation also aids in dumping heat. Highly compact, the Lavaredo Rain Jacket features a flexible and wat..
If the Narwhal is the Unicorn of the sea, then the Salewa Pedroc 2.5L PTX Light jacket is the Unicorn of running apparel. We have all searched high and low, near and far for a packable, lightweight wind and waterproof jacket that actually has some functionality. Salewa nailed it. Two zippered hip pockets give you the option to carry things you want to keep out of the rain, or just ..
On July afternoons in Colorado's San Juan Range, HardRock 100 runners often confront thunderstorms that threaten to make an already arduous event downright impossible. Should you find yourself in a similar situation, you will be thankful to have the Dynafit Ultra 3L jacket on hand. This jacket uses a wind- and waterproof 3-layer construction that remains breathable even as you're m..
We all have our favorites. Favorite sibling, favorite ice-cream, favorite sports team. You can now add Dynafit's Traverse DST jacket to your list of favorites. Lightweight and weather-resistant this jacket moves like a second skin as you make your way to the top, the end, or the bottom of whatever terrain you're blazing through. The zippered chest pocket can keep snacks on hand to ..
Designed specifically for racing, the DNA tank from Dynafit aims to keep you properly thermoregulated, no matter how warm the course is on race day. Summer in the Appalachians? No problem. Sandstone singletrack in the American Southwest? Don’t forget water! Made from an ultralight mesh fabric, this tank puts a premium on regulating your temperature. Lightweight materials combined w..
We here at SkyRun love long training hours as much as anyone, but eventually, it's time to cash in the fitness and go racing! This is where the La Sportiva Sky Tank comes into play. HeiQ Smart Temp technology actively regulates your body temperature, keeping you comfortable on windy mountain tops and sun-baked road traverses alike. Two different weights of mesh fabric strategically..
Allow ODLO’s Zeroweight Chill-Tec Tank to keep you cool even when the summer heat is trying to melt you. Aptly named, ODLO’s Zeroweight material is 100% polyester and so light that it barely registers on a scale. To really turn down the thermostat, the shirt is airflow engineered. This fancy speak means that the shirt fabric is crazy breathable and has been subjected to lasers that..
Sahara, Mojave, Sonora, Gobi, your local trail midsummer - it doesn’t matter! High temps and high output are no match for the La Sportiva Drift Tank. As a result, there’s no need to back down from a run just because the sun is putting off some serious heat. Lightweight, breathable materials with body-mapped venting keep you as cool as possible when moving full speed. The quick-dry ..
A warm sunny day can be so inviting for a run but crank up the grade along with the heat and the sweat factory goes into high gear. Combat the heat with Dynafit’s Vert tank with its highly breathable, lightweight construction. When it's time to head back down the quick-dry fabric will shed moisture and have you feeling fresh as a farm-to-table salad. Knowing that sweat can lead to ..
Trailrunning may not be an Olympic sport, but that doesn't mean you should lose out on the benefits of those snazzy track singlets. Featuring a race-style back and a subtle v-neck cut, the La Sportiva Joy Tank will turn heads and shed heat on the trail. Chafeproof seam construction and mesh inserts through the underarm and back will have you feeling fresh, while the reflective neck..
When Dynafit set about revolutionizing the business of backcountry bindings, they dubbed their creation the 'Tech-Low Tech,' referencing both its novelty and its refreshing simplicity. With its straightforward yet highly effective design, the DNA shirt seems to be following the lineage of the TLT. The technology in question here is known as Active Airflow Ventilation, a procedure t..
Bring on the heat! ODLO’s Blackcomb Ceramicool shirt is up to the task and designed to keep the temps down, regardless of the sun’s best efforts. To start, the shirt prioritizes all-day comfort by choosing lightweight, fast drying, and incredibly soft materials. Seamless construction ensures chafing and discomfort are a thing of the past enabling you to enjoy the run pain-free. For..
Sweat is human nature’s attempt at cooling down when overheating and it works well, sometimes a little too well. To compensate for this superhuman reaction, the Dynafit Vert Shirt uses a highly breathable material to keep temperatures down. But once that inevitable sweat fest begins, that same shirt material will wick moisture away and keep you dry while logging miles. Oh, and the ..
When Dynafit created the Traverse 2 women's shirt they did so with both fashion and function in mind. Let's face it, the Euros have this combo dialed in. Traversing can be a break between those crushing climbs and crazy descents often giving the best views and most memorable trail moments. Let that Dynafit logo share the adventure as you enjoy your favorite trail in your backyard p..
Go light my fellow runners, as light as possible on hot days with Dynafit's Sky Crop Top. The sleeveless, short hem design keeps you cool on runs where you know heat will be part of the equation. These runs are usually accompanied by plenty of sweat. Dynafit is way ahead of you there, making this material quick-drying and treated with Polygiene for anti-odor properties. Flat seams ..
Not every day is race day! Proudly show off your appreciation for slow, steady runs with Territory Run Co’s Easy Miles Run Club tee. Even better, join in on the celebratory Easy Miles group runs hosted in cities throughout the US. And although the shirt emphasizes going easy, the shirt itself is anything but a slacker. Using Territory Run Co’s popular All Day fabric, the incredibly..
For the type of runner who’s well aware of wind’s heat-zapping capabilities but refuses to be weighed down by a bulky jacket, La Sportiva has literally got you covered with the Briza Windbreaker. This ultralight piece features windproof materials on the chest, arms, and hood to keep you protected from the fiercest of gusts and a DWR treatment to fend off drizzle. However, unlike so..
Early sailors no doubt paid close attention to the winds, depending as they did on predictable gusts to ply their trade on the open ocean. Even if you couldn't tell a trade wind from a mistral, a little extra care for how to negotiate this element will go a long way. Enter the DNA Wind jacket. Light, breathable, wind-resistant, and water-repellent, this tidy jacket is everything yo..
There are a few items you shouldn't leave home without: keys, purse, clothes - you know, the basics. As soon as you slip into Dynafit's Traverse DST women's jacket it will become the first item you reach for as you head out the door en-route to your next trail run. Lightweight and stretchy this jacket will move when you move and stay out of your way no matter how hard you're sendin..
The Yeti. The Chupacabra. Santa Claus. All mythical creatures that no one can dispel (ok, Santa Claus is not real, spoiler alert). In the running apparel world, Salewa's Pedroc 2.5L PTX Light jacket is the mythical creature we all hoped would be real - and it is! A lightweight, wind and waterproof jacket with features is kind of a big deal, so SkyRun decided to bring it on board. N..
When a wet weather front hits a mountain range, water vapor is forced upward, whereupon it condenses and falls as rain or snow. If your runs are frequently subject to this or any other precip-generating process, you're going to need protection. Enter the Dynafit Ultra 3L jacket. This layer is fully wind and waterproof, so it'll stand up not only to the occasional ridgeline gust but..
We all need support: IT support, race support, emotional support. How about bra support? Get what you deserve with ODLO's Seamless High Sports Bra that's built for freedom of movement while you're out there crushing it. Featuring a zippered front, a deep neckline, and a seamless design to reduce rubbing, this bra provides a distinctive style for runners with ambitious endeavors in ..
With long-distance runs in mind, the La Sportiva Captive Top is designed to keep you comfortable while you churn out mile after mile. Body-mapped fabric venting prevents overheating, even during the hottest of midsummer days. Sturdy shoulder straps, racer-back design, and articulated cups make for wire-free, medium impact support. Adding to the comfort factor is a 1.5’’ elastic che..
Some of us just like a straightforward bra that doesn't have any design fuss - something that is as sleek and simple as you can get. This approach defines the ODLO Seamless Medium Ceramicool Sports Bra. ODLO has mastered their design to reduce rubbing and chafing so you can enjoy your run with less irritation and more focus on the trail ahead. Ceramicool technology is more than a m..
When you work out you may work it, put your shoes on flip it and reverse it? Stay with me, I'm referring to ODLO's Seamless Soft Sports Bra that is reversible among a variety of other things. It's like a BOGO situation since you can choose from two different color schemes. Fashion aside, this bra is incredibly comfortable with a seamless construction that avoids hot spots and rubbi..
You’ll love the Flash shorts from Crazy Idea, well, in a flash! The original Skyrunning shorts, you can haul uphill while hauling plenty of gear in the 5 pockets that are situated around the waist. The microfiber inner briefs are coated with Graphene to help with odors that may arise on a hot, sweaty day. They also sport inside-out seams to avoid chafing in your nether regions. The..
The DNA 2-in-1 split short is a double-layered masterpiece of running apparel. Sporting a shorter inseam than the closely related Ultra 2-In-1 shorts, this particular short also integrates a stretchy inner liner with a breathable outer layer for a breezy, chafe-free fit. This is all part of the Active Airflow Ventilation system that helps move heat away from your body for a more pl..
It turns out, Freccia means “arrow” in Italian so that should give you an idea of this short’s intentions - straight to the top. The La Sportiva Freccia is a minimalist short that focuses on freedom of movement while running so you have one less thing to worry about. It’s perfect for uneven terrain, scrambles, alpine environments, and hard-to-reach summits. Four-way stretch side in..
When breathability and minimalism are key, the Sky Short from Dynafit is a great warm-weather, high-mileage choice. These are incredibly lightweight yet boast features such as a zippered back pocket for valuables and two rear mesh pockets to easily access nutrition or hydration. The comfortable mesh brief and 100% recycled polyester outer are both highly breathable, keeping you dry..
Somewhere between hitting 'register' for an ultramarathon and toeing up to the starting line, the question of where to stash your goodies should be addressed. The DNA Ultra 2-in-1 short incorporates a zippered back pocket and a roomy front mesh pocket, enough to supplement what's in your pack if you prefer to carry snacks or hydration lower to your center of gravity. Furthermore, t..