Gear Up for Any Weather

Be prepared for your winter workout with our guide to the best running gear.

What you wear can make all the difference between an enjoyable cold-weather run and a bitter battle with the elements. These pieces will keep you a happy camper.

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Ace of Base


Made with stretch knit, the North Face women's long-sleeve RDT V-neck ($45; wicks moisture superfast to help skin stay dry in the cold.

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Toasty Top


Frigid days call for a midlayer: fleece-lined Under Armour Cold Gear Cozy 1/2 Zip ($55;

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Light Bright


Are you a night runner? Glass beading on the Nike Allover Flash jacket ($450; keeps you truly illuminated.

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Snow Shoes


The Brooks Ghost 6 GTX ($140; are outfitted with Gore-Tex, so snow won't turn shoes soggy.

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Techy Tights


Strategically placed compression fabric lets the Adidas Supernova Long tights ($65; move with you.

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The Magic Touch


Touch-screen-friendly tips on the Columbia Precision Touch gloves ($35; make it easier to work your smartphone without exposing fingers.

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Versatile Vest


Made with 800-fill goose down, the Nike Aeroloft vest ($180; warms your core without overheating you.

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Cozy Cover

Moving Comfort Foxie

Thumbholes and a high collar on the Moving Comfort Foxie 1/2 Zip ($98; offer coverage to exposed areas.

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Sleek Shield


The ceramic lining in the Under Armour Cold Gear Infared Tactical leggings ($55; absorbs and retains body heat.

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Winter Kicks

new balance 910

Although the Gore-Tex-covered New Balance 910s ($135; are for trails, their nubby soles work well on snow, too.

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Hat Trick


Upgrade your winter beanie with the Fluff Off Run hat ($48; The fleece warms your head, while a wide brim deflects snow. Unsnap earflaps for extra protection.

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