The Best Cold Weather Running Tights

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Running In Cold Weather


The Best Cold Weather Running Tights

How To Stay Warm and Comfortable During Winter Runs


When the cold winter season starts, this doesn't mean that you have to banish yourself to the treadmill all winter long.   You can now run outside in the cold temperatures using the newer technology running sportswear.

In the winter season, the lower part of the body is extremely important to protect from the cold elements such as low temperatures and wind.   Therefore, newer technology fabrics that are designed in winter running clothes means that days are long gone when runners trudged through outdoor winter running workouts wearing lots of heavy and uncomfortable clothing.



1.  OPTION #1

Under Armour Run Cold Gear

Under Armour Running logo




One leader in the newer fabric technology for winter running sportswear is Under Armour.   Under Armour has been designing sportswear for a few decades now.   Under Armour has designed a dual-layer  running compression tight specifically made for winter running.

The Under Armour Mens Cold Gear and Under Armour Womens Cold Gear are designed to be used for temperatures ranging from 0 to 55 degree F.    The Mens and Womens Run Cold Gear running tights features a soft, ultra-warm construction, there are 360° Reflectivity, strategic hex breathability, and a back zip pocket for your mp3 player, phone, keys, or fuel.

The Run Cold Gear is everything a cold weather runner needs—in one ultra-lightweight package.


Under Armour Running Gear Temperature Chart



The Run Cold Gear Compression Specs:

  • Compression: This ultra-tight, second-skin fit delivers a locked-in feel that keeps your muscles fresh & your recovery time fast.
  • Dual-layer fabric gives you an ultra-warm, soft interior and a slick, fast-drying exterior
  • Lightweight hex fabric on back of the knee for extra breathability
  • 4-Way Stretch fabrication allows greater mobility and maintains shape
  • Signature Moisture Transport System wicks sweat away from the body
  • Anti-Odor technology prevents the growth of odor causing microbes
  • Graphics and logos provide 360° Reflectivity for safer low-light training
  • 30+ UPF protects your skin from the sun's harmful rays
  • Smooth, chafe-free flatlock seam construction
  • Rear zip pocket
  • Iconic UA Run blade graphic
  • 7” zipper at cuff
  • 25” inseam
  • Polyester/Elastane



Under Armour Mens Cold Gear Running Tights



 Under Armour Womens Running Tights


2.  OPTION #2

Gore X-RUNNING Tights

Gore Running Apparel logo




For almost 30 years GORE-TEX® product technology has delivered comfort and protection to many consumers.  Gore-Tex is known for their  expandable PTFE superfluous fibers and has incorporated these fabric materials into their modern day Gore Running Apparel clothing.

One product from Gore Apparel which is designed for cold winter weather is the X-RUNNING tight.   This running tight is great for temperatures from 0 - 55 degrees F.      It has all-around protection, protection from cooling and protection against abrasion on lower leg and ankle area.   Also, they have UV protection during high altitude runs.
Gore Running Tight


  • Zip pocket on back
  • Abrasion resistant print on inner ankle
  • Zipper with semi-lock slider and reflective piping on lateral hem
  • Shifted seams for less chafing
  • Mesh inserts for better ventilation
  • Adjustable elastic waistband with flat cord
  • Reflective logo on front and back




MESH -1:     100% POLYESTER
MESH -2:     94% NYLON, 6% ELASTANE
What cold weather running tights do you run in ?

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