10 Rain-Friendly Running Essentials

Don’t let April showers keep you inside. Use these rain-friendly essentials for wet training runs.

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Don’t let April showers keep you inside. Use these rain-friendly essentials for wet training runs.

1. New Balance Ultra Hooded Jacket

The packable jacket features an adjustable hood and hem and is made of anti-snag nylon that is both wind- and water-resistant.
$125, Newbalance.com

2. Pearl Izumi Women’s Fly SS Top

This semi-form-fitting top in a lightweight, soft and moisture-transferring fabric will make this a go-to for wet runs; the black color keeps it from being see-through.
$30, Pearlizumi.com

3. Under Armour Perfect Pace Printed Running Shorts

These shorts feature a built-in brief for a chafe-free performance and a lightweight woven fabric that will wick sweat and rain alike.
$35, Underarmour.com

4. Balega Ultra Light No Show Socks

With elastic support in both the arch and heel, these low-profile socks will stay on your feet even in wet conditions.
$12, Balega.com

5. 2XU Run hat

Available in several different colors, this cap is made from 100 percent nylon and will shield your face from rain while you run.
$22, 2xu.com

6. Incipio Performance Armband (for iPhone 6)

Sleek, lightweight and comfortable, this exercise armband is water-resistant and features a key pocket and touch-responsive window.
$30, Incipio.com

7. ZOOT Solana ACR

Featuring road-gripping lugs and a weather-resistant treatment, this neutral shoe is great on wet pavement.
$110, Zootsports.com

8. Asics Storm Shelter Jacket

Fully lined and breathable, this seam-sealed jacket is wind- and water-resistant and features 360-degree reflective features.
$130, Asicsamerica.com

9. Adidas Supernova Tee

Designed for long-distance comfort, this long-sleeve shirt features ventilation for steamy rain runs and thumb-hole cuffs for cool-weather days.
$45, Adidas.com

10. Brooks Essential 3.5” Split Short

Less fabric means less to get wet and ultimately less chafing. The reflectivity will also increase visibility on overcast days.
$34, Brooksrunning.com

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