Running in the winter brings its own unique set of challenges. The blustery wetness that characterizes the end of fall. The biting cold that smacks you in the face at the onset of the hibernation months. And the slushy, powdery, icy mixes thereafter that can leave you a shivering, sopping-wet mess post-run.
The answer isn’t the treadmill.
Half the trick to winter running is scoring the right gear (and getting outdoors in the first place) to shield your body from the elements, keep your muscles warm, and your skin dry. Shop our 10 favorite picks for winter 2017/2018. They’ll have you plowing the streets on your own.