Spring weather can be cold, wet and windy. But it can also be sunny with mild temps. Because the weather can be such a roller coaster, it's important to dress for any circumstance.
The Active Gear Scout is a monthly review highlighting new endurance and fitness products. This month features spring running vests and jackets to keep you dry and cool during your spring trainings.
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Nike Sphere Bomber JacketPrice: $90 1 of 10
Feel warm without the added weight in this wind-resistant, water-repellent jacket. The lightweight fabric features a Nike Sphere and Dri-FIT mesh lining to keep runners dry and at their optimal temperature. This jacket is a perfect layering piece, stylish and slim-fitting. Not to mention, the Sphere Bomber Jacket is made with an average of 14 recycled plastic bottles. It's available in men's and women's and comes in a variety of colors.
lululemon the Transparent-See JacketPrice: $108 2 of 10
Showcasing creativity and detail, this springtime jacket is excellent for comfort and breathability. The technology prevents the jacket from sticking to the skin and provides wind- and water-resistant coverage. Roll it up and pack the jacket into itself or use the back pocket as storage. This is a staple for your spring running wardrobe.
ASICS Men's 2-N-1? JacketPrice: $100 3 of 10
This clean, modern jacket utilizes Storm Shelter? fabrics to keep you dry if you happen to get caught running in spring showers. If things start to heat up a few miles into your run, unzip the magnetic sleeves and store them in the back pocket. It's lightweight, reflective, water resistant and mp3-friendly.
Brooks Men's LSD Lite Jacket IIIPrice: $85 4 of 10
Who says men can't be stylish on their runs? From water-resistant to pack-in-pocket features, this jacket makes for the perfect running companion. The adjustable hood prevents it from slipping off when running into the wind. Plus, there are compartments to store your ID, keys and change.
Brooks Women's Essential Run Vest IIPrice: $75 5 of 10
Every runner needs a light vest to keep them just right when temps are not too cold, but not quite warm. It's perfect for morning or evening runs. The slim fit cut is very flattering and comfy.
Zensah Seamless Power Running JacketPrice: $74.99 6 of 10
Whether you're hitting the pavement or running errands, this form-fitting jacket is great for women. It's very light and offers great ventilation. Plus, there are thumbholes to prevent sleeves from riding up. Stash keys, gels or your phone in the pockets without weighing down your jacket. Choose from six different color combinations.
lululemon Run: Rise And Shine JacketPrice: $148 7 of 10
It's certainly hard to get up for a morning run when your bed is just so cozy and warm. But with a jacket as bright and bold as this, who wouldn't want to throw this on and hit the ground running? This jacket is super cute, warm, wind and water-resistant. Not to mention it has an interior compartment for you to stow your tunes (with a cord exit for you to stay connected). If you want to make a statement on your runs, this is the piece for you.
The North Face Better Than Naked JacketPrice: $130 8 of 10
Spring morning runs can be windy, rainy and cold. Blast through your springtime runs no matter the weather condition with this water- and wind-resistant jacket. This incredibly lightweight jacket, which feels like you're wearing nothing—hence the name, features the new FlashDry? technology to accelerate drying time and regulate body temperature. There is an angled Napoleon chest pocket to fit small personal items and a MP3 cord hole to tuck the cord to your headphones for a low profile.
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