Warm-Up Your Winter Wardrobe

By Takia McClendon

The holiday season is here and we’re making it easy for you to let your loved ones know exactly what to get you for Christmas with our Philadelphia Runner Wish List. Gone are the days of getting the running shirt you already have or those tights that just aren’t your color.

If you’re a cold weather runner, now is the time to ask for items to build your winter running wardrobe.

Below you’ll find a few of our favorite men’s and women’s pieces that work great on their own and even better as an outfit. You can add them to your wish list, surprise the runner in your life  or treat yourself to the running/workout gear you can’t wait to get your hands on.

Men’s Winter Apparel Ideas

Nike Therma Sphere Long Sleeve Crew $75 (Also available for women)

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This item is a staple for fall and winter running. It’s made with a soft, fleece-like fabric that keeps you warm using your body's natural heat. It has thumb holes in the sleeves, a zip pocket to secure your phone and it’s is moisture wicking so it won’t trap your sweat inside the shirt. If crewnecks aren’t your style, it’s available as a half-zip and hoodie in our shops.

The North Face Kilowatt Jacket $135

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If you’re looking for a versatile item that you can use for your runs, workouts, and brunch, the North Face Kilowatt Jacket is an investment that will last you beyond this season. It has a simple design that functions well in cold weather situations. Whether it’s bootcamp in the Art Museum steps or running along the Schuylkill River Trail, the Kilowatt Jacket will get the job done.

New Balance Gazelle Pants $75

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The Gazelle Pant may be your new favorite style. This breathable track Pant is breathable, has zipper leg openings so they’re easy to remove before a workout, and they have reflective details that ensure you’re visible on those early morning or nighttime runs. Available in black and blue.


Women’s Winter Apparel Ideas

The North Face Isotherm Jacket $170

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If you’ve always wanted a North Face Jacket, here’s your chance to grab one for style and function. The Isotherm Jacket is a versatile jacket that can be used to run your miles and your errands. Since it doubles as both sounds like the perfect gift.

New Balance Heat Hoodie $90

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This cozy hoodie is the perfect piece for cold weather running. It’s gridded fleece fabric keeps you warm while the hood and scuba neck provides max coverage to keep your ears, face and neck protected from the elements. You can keep your cell phone close in the hoodie’s zippered pocket and your fingers extra warm with it’s built in mittens.


Be sure to stop in our stores to check out these pieces or other styles that are similar. Our staff is on-hand at all four of our locations to help outfit you or the runner in your life with the best gear!