Best Cold Weather Running Hats

When temperatures start to drop, one of the best ways to stay comfortable while you run is to wear a hat. But any old beanie won’t do — you’ll want to opt for an athletic style that’s lightweight yet warm. And while most are designed to keep sweat out of your eyes, true quality options actually wick moisture away from your skin to keep you feeling dry. For shopping made simple, we’ve rounded up some of the best unisex styles on the market. In addition to meeting essential performance criteria, they won’t break the bank either.

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1. Tough Headwear Skull Cap

A brushed lining is designed to retain heat in this style, while breathable polyester fabric helps prevent sweat buildup.

Pros: This option features flatlock stitching for added comfort. It comes in a handful of colors and prints. 

Cons: It tends to run small.

Tough Headwear Skull Cap
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2. French Fitness Revolution Skull Cap

French Fitness Revolution’s caps are designed to cover the ears and are fleece-lined for optimal toastiness.

Pros: These can also be purchased as a pack of six so you can get more bang for your buck. They come in seven colors.

Cons: Some users may find the black dye rubs off on other garments. This style may not be quite as breathable as other options.

French Fitness Revolution Skull Cap
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3. Baleaf Skull Cap

This polyester-spandex blend option is stretchy and moisture-wicking. It’s also lined with cozy fleece and features reflective details to help keep you visible to oncoming traffic at night.

Pros: Flat lock seams help enhance comfort.

Cons: Some users may this style doesn’t fully cover their ears.

Baleaf Skull Cap
CREDIT: Amazon
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