Winter Running Essentials


The Weather has turned a little frosty of late. Have no excuse for training in the cold with our list of essential running Clothing, footwear & Accessories to help you bare the cold this winter. We have top jackets, tees, baselayers, gloves & accessories from Nike's specialist running section, with the technologies that are needed when running in "Fresh Conditions".

We have put together our list of favourite gear, feel free to add your own below.  Firstly a pair of comfortable and cushioned shoes is essential. 

The Nike Flex Experience 2 Mens Running Trainer is made for workouts or the road with a minimal weight and maximum comfort. With a lace up design for an adjustable fit, a split colour breathable mesh upper for a lightweight feel, Phylite midsole for shock absorbsion, flex groove outsole for a more natural range of motion with added rubber pods for grip in important areas of the foot. All tied together with Nike Swoosh logo to sides and brand tab on tongue.

Next a bright vibrant tee for high visability. The Nike Legend Run Swoosh Mens Running Shirt is a must have for the runner of all abilities. This garment offers high performance comfort with lightweight, flat seams to reduce chafing. The Dri-FIT technological fabric wicks away sweat from the body to keep you dry and comfortable. All in a Short sleeeve garment with short sleeves and Nike Run screenprint to front of chest. 


Nike Flex Experience Run 2 Running Trainer Nike Flex Experience Run 2 Running Trainer


After that you want to keep your hands from dropping off (or getting frostbite) a good pair of gloves will do the trick. The Nike Lightweight Tech Running Gloves are a must have run accessory to keep your hands protected in for milder weather conditions. These gloves are made with a Dri-FIT fabric material to wick sweat away to keep your hands dry and comfortable, Touch-screen compatible so you can operate touch screen phones & Media devices, elasticated cuffs that blocks out the cold, Slit key pocket at palm for small storage, Nike Swoosh accent to outer and high-contrast reflective graphics for added visibility in low lighting.

A good jacket with essential technology to go over that lightweight tee is next. This is where the Nike Vapor jacket comes in. The Nike Vapor Mens Running Jacket is made for a lightweight yet breathable feel with maximum protection from the wind and rain. This jacket is made with a full zip front for easy on-off, a new detachable zip off hood with adjustable toggles for fit, sleeker ergonomic design for a better fit and feel, side seam zip pockets to store MP3 players with internal pockets and cord loop holes, a split body colour block and reflective bars on the sleeves for better visability in low light conditions with reflective Swoosh logo on left chest.


Nike Lightweight tech glove Nike Vapor Running Jacket


Now a bit of technology, track your runs with your nike+ compatible trainers with the Nike+ sensor. This links to your phone to help you track distance, calories and more.

For total head coverage the Nike Pro Combat Mens Dri-Fit Hood is a must have for athletes wanting to battle the elements. They are an essential piece of kit for winter runners or late night training sessions. The Pull Over hood is made with Nike's Dri-Fit material to wick sweat to keep you dry and comfortable, the open top allows for maximum airflow ventilation and heat release, the flat seam construction lies smooth against the head and the extended neck coverage give total warmth with Added Nike Swoosh logo to outer.


Nike+ sensor Nike Pro Combat Hood


You can't go out bottomless and you want to have the freedom to move. With it's lightweight design and DRI-FIT Technology, the 2" Tempo split short is perfect for those important races or trainign sessions.

Last but not least for that added bit of warmth in those cold, hard runs you need the Nike Thermal Neck Warmer to keep you running for longer in cold conditions..


Nike Tempo 2 inch short Nike Thermal neckwarmer


Hope this helps in you overcoming those winter runs, and check out our shop for more running gear including, baselayers, shirts, running trainers, gloves, hydration, bags and accessories.

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