Dressing for the winter in Memphis can be tricky. We typically don’t get frigid temperatures (at least not very often), but it’s definitely cold. Knowing which pieces work best for Mid-South weather can keep you warm and comfortable on your winter runs. Here are some of our go-to pieces for men and women this winter.
WOMEN’S NIKE EPIC LUX FLASH TIGHT
Full-length tight that offers 360-degree reflectivity. The Dri-FIT fabric wicks sweat for warmth and comfort while its allover reflective print remains visible in the lowlight for your early-morning and evening runs. ($150)
WOMEN’S NIKE AEROLOFT FLASH VEST
Fine-tuned for the dark and cold months, this vest helps you stay warm and visible on those early-morning and evening runs. Wind resistance and body-mapped insulation give you the perfect coverage that’s easy to shed and carry with you in a packable design. ($280)
Mid-weight thermal hooded half-zip. Sleeves come with thumb holes and a watch window. There is also a chest and a back zip pocket. ($110)
SUGOI MIDZERO ZAP TIGHT
Comfortable and technical fleeced warmth with a
modern fit and 360-degree reflectivity for superior 20 protection and visibility. ($95)
MEN’S NIKE TECH TIGHT
Nike Tech Men’s Running Tights deliver full- length coverage with breathable mesh insets, an elastic waistband, and durable taping to keep you streamlined for speed. Also comes in a print for those men who want to branch out from plain black tights. ($80, $90 print) feet
Lightweight performance baselayer keeps your body dry in fair to cold conditions. It has an ergonomic fit and dries quickly. #1 go-to baselayer for the season. ($60-$75)
PATAGONIA HOUDINI JACKET
Featherweight jacket with a DWR finish. This water- resistant jacket can be packed into the chest zipper pocket. Can be worn over baselayers and mid-weight layers. ($99)
Marcia Scott is the Sports Training Program Coordinator and Coach at Fleet Feet Sports. For more information call (901) 761-0078 or visit fleetfeetmemphis.com.