Don't Overdress for Winter Running Success

Read this tip to make your life smarter, better, faster and wiser. LifeTips is the place to go when you need to know about Running Tips and other Track And Field topics.

What should I wear for outdoor runs during the winter?

Don't Overdress for Winter Running Success

Many distance runners train outdoors during the winter indoor track season. Layers and warmth are important, but remember that after about 1-2 miles, you will warm up significantly, and too many heavy layers will leave you hot and uncomfortable. A good rule of thumb is to think of the "running temperature" as about 15 degrees warmer than the air temperature. Of course there will be variables such as wind chill and humidity, but if you feel chilly during the first mile, you are probably dressed right.



Nobody has commented on this tip yet. Be the first.


URL: (optional)


Not finding the advice and tips you need on this Track And Field Tip Site? Request a Tip Now!

Guru Spotlight
Christina Chan