Running Jacket Reviews

  • Helly Hansen 2 in 1 Jacket Review

    19th June 2014

    Helly Hansen 2 in 1 jacket tested, rated and reviewed Helly Hansen 2 in 1 jacket £120 hellyhansen.com Triathlon challenges the wardrobe like no other activity. The Helly Hansen Windfoil 2 in 1 jacket/gilet usefully blocks the breezes encountered while…

  • Gear Of The Year: Best Running Jacket 2013

    27th December 2013

    The Gore X-Run Ultra scoops our best running jacket of the year award Our Gear of the Year awards celebrate the finest triathlon gear we’ve tested over 2013. While some old favourites still shine though, innovative new tech has also…

  • Best Softshell Running Jackets For Triathlon Review

    23rd September 2013

    Our pick of the best softshells for triathlon training With summer a distant memory and the nights closing in, you’ll need to start thinking about beating the weather as well as your PB, so we’ve rounded up 15 of the…

  • Nike Element Shield Max Running Jacket Review

    8th March 2013

    We review this new running jacket from Nike. Nike Element Shield Max running jacket £130 www.nike.com   Run jackets can be hit and miss affairs, but we think this one’s a hit. It’s a full zip hoody, but close fitting…

  • K-Swiss Tri Wind Jacket Review

    12th February 2013

    We give our expert opinion on the K-Swiss Tri Wind Jacket. K-Swiss Tri Wind Jacket £64.99 www.kswiss.co.uk As its name suggests, the Tri Wind sees off all but the strongest gales, with the high collar and elasticated wrists and hem…

  • Icebreaker Real Fleece Sierra 260 Jacket Review

    18th December 2012

    We give our verdict on the real fleece sierra 260 full zip jacket from Icebreaker. Icebreaker Real fleece Sierra 260 full zip jacket £145 www.bradshawtaylor.com The 260gm pure New Zealand Merino wool is incredibly warm and instantly comfortable. While it’s…

  • X-Bionic Spherewind AE2.1 Review

    3rd December 2012

    Get the definitive verdict on this new running jacket in our X-Bionic Spherewind AE2.1 review. X-Bionic Spherewind AE2.1 X-Bionic Spherewind AE2.1 £204.99 www.x-bionic.co.uk It’s pricey, but we were reassured to find the Spherewind performs really well. It’s well cut round…

  • Saucony NMD Jacket Review

    14th November 2012

    We give our verdict on this new running jacket in our Saucony NMD jacket review. Saucony NMD Jacket Saucony NMD jacket £70 www.saucony.co.uk Making a jacket for running is quite a task; too minimal and it’s not worth the effort,…

  • Best Autumn / Winter Running Gear Review

    1st November 2012

    We test some of the best autumn-winter running kit to keep you adding up the miles this triathlon off-season. For triathletes in less temperate climates, winter running is a real challenge against the elements. If you’re going to keep training…

  • Ashmei Ultimate Softshell Jacket and Winter Tights Review

    23rd January 2012

    Ashmei’s Ultimate Softshell Jacket and Winter Tights certainly look the part, but is this premium brand worth the cash? Ashmei Ultimate Softshell Jacket & Winter Tights £180 (jacket), £100 (tights) www.ashmei.com The Aston Martin of running gear If you drive…