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The Round-Up: Five Race-Ready Hats

The trick is to find a hat that functions well in training, looks good and fits your head just right.

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In addition to blocking the sun’s harmful rays, the extra shade from a hat or visor helps reduce squinting, which keeps your face more relaxed. And there’s nothing like having a bill to serve as an awning for your eyes during a rainy run. The trick is to find a hat that functions well in training, looks good and fits your head just right.