The Best Running Jackets for Men

If you’re running in less than ideal weather conditions, it’s imperative to have a well-made jacket that’ll keep you warm without making you feel overheated. After all, the last thing you want is a bulky, uncomfortable style that can distract you from achieving a runner’s high. In the interest of finding you the best option for your money, FN did some research and curated a list of the top men’s running jackets great for sprinters and long-distance runners alike. Our list includes light and more heavy duty options from brands like Adidas that are suited for dry to wet weather.


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1. Adidas Essential Tricot Jacket

This Adidas jacket features the iconic brand's signature 3-Stripes design down each sleeve, full-zip construction and a stand-up collar. It also comes with ribbed cuffs and waistband so that jacket hugs your body and locks in warmth.

Pros: Ultra-light, quick-dry Climalite fabric keeps you comfortable. Front hand pockets deliver convenient, secure storage. This style also comes in a variety of colors, including royal blue, navy and red.

Cons: Some may find this to be slightly long.

adidas tricot track jacket men

2. INBIKE Thermal Jacket

This full-zip jacket has a soft polyester ripstop shell that's durable, breathable and made to repel wind and water.

Pros: A fleece lining feels cozy against the skin and keeps you warm. Mesh pockets provide better air ventilation and a drop-tail hem with elastic binding gives extra coverage. Reflective details on the front and back make you visible when it's dark outside.

Cons: The sleeves are a bit long.

inbike running jacket

3. Baleaf Running Jacket

This jacket comes with reflective elements for optimal visibility and a ventilation system to keep you cool and dry. Its lightweight fabric resists wind and water.

Pros: This also comes in a vibrant fluorescent yellow colorway for better safety. A secure back pocket can hold extra items. A dropped back hem supplies extra coverage. An internal draft flap with a zipper garage seals in warmth.

Cons: It runs slightly small.
 BALEAF Men's Cycling Running Jacket Windproof Windbreaker Breathable Coat


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