Autumn brings fall leaves, thoughts of Thanksgiving dinners, and crisp air. Leaves are changing color, and some leaves are even dropping. Fall is my favorite season for running. No matter where you choose to run, on a trail or the road you will need some fall essentials. Cooler temperatures make perfect running weather, but you need to be dressed properly and have the right gear. Cooler weather and shorter days are two main things you need to take into considerations when running in fall. Here are some tips and essential gear for running the fall.
Sugoi Hydrolite Jacket
These light weight, waterproof jackets are one of the best designed one’s on the market. They are perfect for running in the fall, they will help keep the chill off if you are going on an early morning run. Available for Sugoi for $120.00 the men’s style, seen here comes in either white or smoke. You can get it in small, medium, large, extra large and two extra large. Here is a view of the women’s version is $120.00 also and comes in extra small, medium and large, also available in white or smoke. You can even get a women’s large in marine blue on sale for $60.00 right now.
The perforated fabric makes this jacket waterproof , the HydroLite Jacket looks nice and is a quality made item. Their jackets are made with HydroLite fabric, the fabric activates when water touches the surface, it creates a barrier that blocks out water while it allows heat and moisture to escape
Wrist Road ID
This little safety wristband can be a lifesaver if you are in an accident or have any emergency situation when running. I recommend this as essential gear to buy if you are running in the fall or any time of year. Here you can see the little wristband cost only $19.99, and it comes in black, blue, yellow, red, pink and purple. You can purchase it in small, medium/large and extra large.
It is comfortable to wear and well made, it has a stainless steel plate to engrave your emergency contact information on. The Wrist ID Sport is perfect for early morning or late evening runs in fall, it comes with two 3M reflective strips that makes you easier to see when running. This is especially important in the Autumn when there is less light since the days are getting shorter. The Wrist ID Sport is also in a new interactive versions, seen here where it has an emergency response profile. This information can give first responders your name, address, insurance information, emergency contacts and medical information. This service is available free for the first year, then $9.99 per year after that.
Moeben Eco-Friendly Sleeves
When running in the fall if you want to keep the chill off your arms but do not want to wear a jacket arm sleeves are a wonderful option. Moeben makes a Eco-friendly line of sleeves that are very soft and comfortable. They are all made from sustainable fibers like bamboo and hemp, and are UV protected. Bamboo is produced without using pesticides so it is naturally organic.
Here you can see their line of sleeves that range in price from $21.95 to $33.95. They have a top arm band with elastic, it is snug but not too tight, there is no elastic at the wrist it tapers like a normal long sleeve. These sleeves keep moisture away very well, and they have a cute little side pocket on them on each sleeve, perfect for holding your iPod or a gel pack. These sleeves are popular not only because they work well they also come in extra cool and funky designs. This essential autumn running gear will keep the chill, wind and rain off your arms as you run in style. They come in fun designs like: Tie Dye, Orange Skull, Blue Fish, Red Flower, Solid Grey and Solid French Bleu. This jacket is essential for running in the fall when you may encounter rain, fog and dew this jacket will help keep you dry. A wonderful essential safety product for running or to wear daily.