You know...to take the chill off and keep you from getting soaked when you go for a run this fall and winter.
Not all running windbreakers are created equal. The truth: Some do the job better than others.
Runner Brynn Cunningham put some running windbreakers to the test for some fall-weather running.
In this post, you're going to learn:
👉How to pick a running windbreaker and what to look for,
You'll also get Brynn's review + list of pros and cons for the following running windbreakers:
🏃♀️ The Oiselle Wallace
🏃♀️The Patagonia Houdini
🏃♀️The Salomon Agile Wind
🏃♀️The Outdoor Research Helium Hybrid
With the changes that autumn brings comes a change in the way we dress for running.
This time of year (and in the springtime) calls for my favorite trail running uniform:
It was more like a shirt than a jacket, and it’s what I wore for all chilly runs. At that time, I didn’t run much more than half marathon distances and never ran for more than an hour in the winter.
Mileage and duration of runs began increasing in my late 20s.
Around that same time, I was given a red Mountain Hardwear rain jacket, model unknown.
It lasted five years before the insides began peeling away. I used it for running, biking, hiking, rock climbing, commuting and everyday.
I believe Oiselle does not make the Wallace anymore, perhaps for good reason.
Either way, I was not prepared to find out, so I sought long-standing, outdoor-specific brands more in tune with trail running for my next windbreaker investments.
Then the Agile Wind went on clearance. I bought it and am happy I did.
Happy all-season running!