Race Day Gear Favorites


Race Day Gear Favorites By Jenny Willden

Stop running in old, beat up sweats! Instead, try out some new gear! Here’s are our picks of the best pieces for your next race.

Julbo Trail Glasses

Check out these sleek, light running glasses that feature a soft, flexible lens so you don’t have to worry about breaking them on the trail. The photochromic Zebra lens transitions from dark to light in just 25 seconds, giving you perfect vision in any conditions. For men and women. $160 julbousa.com


Helly Hansen Women’s Pace Supportive Singlet

Helly’s first foray into the running market includes the launch of this sexy, bold singlet. But don’t be fooled, this tank is more than just a pretty face. It packs performance features like extra support and seamless, wicking fabrics to keep you continuously dry. $50 hellyhansen.com

Moving Comfort Luna Bra

Stop worrying about the girls bouncing on your rides, this bra provides high-impact support for B-D cup sizes. Features adjustable straps and a back closure so it wears just like your regular bra–only better! $52 movingcomfort.com

Moving Comfort Form Tank

Seamless and silky, this baselayer tank is perfect for running when paired with one of Moving Comfort’s fantastic sports bras. This top features silver antimicrobial technology and stylish racer-back styling. $42 movingcomfort.com

SkirtSports Race Belt Skirt

Running + Skirt= Heaven. If my math is right, this skirt is going to wow you. This styling piece holds your race number under hidden snaps and keeps your buns covered on the run. Pair it with one of SkirtSports many bottoms and you’ll run any distance in girly comfort. $42 skirtsports.com

Icebreaker Women’s Swift Short

Great fitting shorts made from stink-free Merino wool with Lycra for quick drying. Key features like the interior drawcord, built-in liner and key pocket make them race worthy. $60 icebreaker.com

Brooks Epiphany 2-in-1 Short

Shorts with a built-in brief are fantastic, but sometimes wearing just a brief underneath can mean too much skin exposure when stretching or bending. The Epiphany shorts feature a built-in boy short and 6” inseam for extra coverage, plus handy side pockets. $40 brookspsorts.com

Brooks EZ T Diva

Not a tank top kind of lady? Brooks Sports still has you covered with this antimicrobial, technical tee that features a splash print for just a hint of pop. $28 brookssports.com


Brooks HVAC Synergy Sleeveless Shirt

On hot runs, this top will save your skin. Features UPF 40+ sun protection, mesh panels in high moisture areas, cooling fabrics and X-STATIC Silver Fiber side panels to move heat and moisture away from your body. $38 brooksports.com

Icebreaker Men’s Distance Shorts

We can’t get enough of Merino wool! These wool/Lycra running shorts feature flatlock seams to prevent chafing, a built-in liner and interior key pocket. The 5” inseam sits just above the knee and makes for comfortable distance running. $65 icebreaker.com

Craft ZERO Extreme Concept Base Layer

Made with ultra lightweight fabrics and a 3D design for optimal movement. This top keeps your body cool in warm conditions and warm in cold conditions. $74.99 craft-usa.com

Craft’s Featherlight Jacket

Sleek with mesh panels for breathability in all the right places. It’s highly packable so you can even squeeze it into your pocket if need be. Repels water and dirt to keep you dry and clean. $79.99 craft-usa.com


About Author

Jenny Willden is the Managing Editor of Outdoor Sports Guide and a self-proclaimed gear and grammar nut. She's a member of the North American Travel Journalists Association and the Adventure Travel Trade Association. A lover of adventure and travel, she's happiest when riding horses or snowboarding in Utah’s mountains. Follow Jenny’s exploits on Twitter @jennywillden or Instagram @jlwillden.

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