An essential part of your winter kit has to be some high visibility gear. Wear it whilst out running or doing your cycle commute. Choose from these must have items that will be worn again and again, year after year.
Zoca Long Sleeve Active Top (right)
Colours: Leaf (shown), Daliah and Black
This loose-fit, long sleeve top is perfect if you want something a little more feminine to wear whilst training. The flattering design features a tie at the waist and thumb loops for security and it also has reflective tape for higher visibility. Made from AQUAMOVE fabric, it wicks away moisture to leave you dry and comfortable.
Zoca Running Tight (above)
Colours: Black and Moss (shown) and Black and Daliah
These 3/4 length running tights are brilliant for outdoor training with reflective trims for viability and a lockable zip on the back pocket. AQUAMOVE also features in these tights to keep you dry as you work out.
Saucony Ethereal Run Jacket (above left)
Colours: ViZi-PRO Orange (shown), Pink Shock, Black, Grenada Green and Vita Blue
The Saucony Ethereal Run Jacket is designed for peak performance athletes who demand top quality apparel to match. It features a USB_LED light and slot pocket on the right sleeve and reflective piping down the sleeves and front zipper for maximum visibility. Available in a range of colours it’s a practical yet attractive choice.
Sugoi Zap Vest (above right)
Colour: Super Nova/Gunmetal
Sugoi prides the Zap Vest on being the perfect vest for multi sport functionality, with 360 degree reflectivity and wind/water protection. There’s an adjustable shockcord which helps create a perfect fit for each individual. It’s perforated for ventilation and has two zip pockets for extra security when training outside.
Nathan Magnetic LED (above centre)
This LED is perfect for when you have to ride or run in low light conditions. It features up to 1,200ft visibility and illumination can last 150 hours. It magnetically attaches to clothing and bags making it an easy to use addition to your training kit.
Brooks Pulse Lite Glove (above centre)
Colours: Nightlife (shown), Black, Winter Plum and Glacial Water/Blue Ice
These soft and lightweight gloves are ideal for autumn runs, keeping your hands dry and warm with Podium Waffle Mesh. The tight flat knit on the inside draws moisture away from the skin whilst the open mesh outer aids evaporation. The colour and design of the Nightlife style are perfect for getting you noticed too.
New Balance NBX Half Zip (above left)
Colours: Black/Pink (shown) and Black/Blue
The NBX Half-Zip features ‘state-of-the-art’ X-Static® fabric to help regulate your body temperature and prevent odours, always a bonus! It has front and back reflectivity for added safety and the handwarmer mitts turn up to hi-viz which is a nice extra feature. An interior media pocket with media port is designed to store phones, MP3 players and other personal items.
Nathan LED Wrist Runner (abover centre)
This LED wrist band provides up to one mile visibility making it the perfect low light running companion. With illumination that can last for up to 150 hours it also features a zip pocket for storing small essentials.
New Balance NBX Windblocker Tight (above right)
Colours: Black/Pink (shown) and Black
The X-Static® fibers in these tights are bonded to genuine silver, which is uniquely suited to reduce unpleasant odors, keep away static, and regulate heat to keep you comfortable. These tough running tights are designed to give you premium protection from the elements, with waterproof fabric and windblock front panels to keep you shielded from the storms. An added feature to this piece of kit is the ICE (In Case of Emergency) trim in the back pocket for safety.
Ronhill Thermostretch Lite Glove (above centre)
Price: £9.00 Colour: FluoPink
Ideal for racing and training these gloves are available in fluorescent colours ideal for getting you noticed. Their lightweight design keeps you hands comfortable and warm and the fast drying properties help to keep you hands free from sweat as your temperature rises.
1000 Mile Visibility Vest (above right)
A great piece of kit to enable you to extend your outdoor training time, this visibility vest has an adjustable waistline for a comfortable fit regardless of how many layers you’ve piled on! Lightweight and just the right size to get you noticed it’s design means you shouldn’t even realise you’re wearing it, though other people certainly will!
Hilly Reflective Gilet (above left)
Colour: Fluo Yellow/Black
The gender specific cut of this gilet makes for a comfortable, lightweight fit perfect for females who want added security when training in low light. Made from soft, water repellant and highly breathable fabric it has contoured contrast side panels with reflective piping to get you noticed.
Brooks Infiniti Capri (above centre)
Colours: Black/Brite Green (shown) and Black/Nightlife
These 3/4 length body-hugging tights feature bright coloured panels down each leg which are great for both the safety and fashion conscious runner. A zip pocket in the lower back provides space for your essential items.
Brooks Nightlife Jacket (above centre)
Colours: Nightlife/Black (shown) Black/Nightlife
This nightlife jacket is a perfect safety addition to any runner’s kitbag. 3M Scotchlite reflectors guarantee 360 degree safety whilst the additional stretch material under the arms helps provide greater mobility during training. The outer is wind and water repellant to protect you from the elements.
Nike Vapor Jacket (above left)
Colours: Pink (shown), Blue and Black
Designed for all weathers, this lightweight waterproof features a full length zip and chest zip pocket and is made with breathable material to ensure you stay dry and cool.
Ron Hill Bib (above right)
The Ron Hill Bib is a lightweight choice for runners who want 360° reflectivity. It features Vizion LED for added visibility and an adjustable weight strap for a custom fit.
Louise Hudson, Sportsister
The Women’s Sports Magazine