Fall 2014 Women's Running Gear Guide

Arcteryx Thaleia Hoody

If some of you women were feeling left out after seeing our fall running gear guide full of gear mainly focused towards men, don't be because here is your own. We have found some great new products that should make your fall training runs more enjoyable. As the weather cools and the daylight dwindles having the right gear truly makes a difference. 

Arc'teryx Thaleia Hoody

The Thaleia Hoody take the chill out of cool morning training runs. Great for warm up or cool down, smooth faced Polartec® Power Dry® fleece’s grid backing speeds the moisture transfer process during high output training. The Thaleia has a trim, snug low profile hood with a wraparound collar for extra coverage and warmth. It offers secure zip pockets with media ports and employs flatlock construction to eliminate chafing at the seams. 

Features:

• Great warmth-to-weight ratio

• Stretchy fabric provides freedom of movement

• Trim fit for athletic performance

• Gusseted underarms

• Wrap-around collar

• Thumb loops on cuffs for total hand protection

• Hip pocket with zip and media port

• Polartec® Power Dry® Jersey Grid - 84% Polyester, 16% elastane

• MSRP: $109.00

http://arcteryx.com/product.aspx?language=EN&gender=womens&collection=Endorphin&model=Thaleia-Hoody-W

New Balance Chameleon JacketNew Balance Chameleon jacket

The new Chameleon Jacket provides insulated warmth while remaining remarkably lightweight and extremely breathable.  It features Polartec’s Alpha fill technology providing down-like warmth in front. The heathered mélange panels, extended hems in the back and reflectivity set this jacket apart from any other running jacket on the market. Polertec Alpha technology uses an open-construction weave to create airflow that pulls moisture away from the body and holds in warmth for a unique and versatile running jacket perfect for cold weather workouts. 

Features:

• Material: 90% Polyester and 10% Spandex

• Drop back hem

• Reflective logos and trims

• Thumbholes offer added comfort and warmth

• Two secure zip pockets

• V-fold elastic binding

• MSRP: $150.00

http://www.newbalance.com/pd/chameleon-jacket/WRJ4326.html#color=Mulberry_with_Poisonberry

Stonewear Designs Serie TopStonewear Designs Serie Top 

Just because you are working out doesn’t mean you can’t be stylish. The Serie Top is a great blend of function with elegant styling. This silky, lightweight, moisture wicking v-neck top sports thumbholes on the sleeves, attractive ruching on the shoulders, and reflective piping on the shoulders and at the natural waist in the back.

Features:

• Ultralight performance jersey: 79% recycled polyester, 21% spandex

• Sizes XS-XL

• Made in the USA

• MSRP: $69.00

https://www.stoneweardesigns.com/p-496-serie-top.aspx

Opedix KNEE-Tec 3/4 TightsOpedix KNEE-Tec 3/4 Tights

No matter what your athletic pursuit, you can improve performance, reduce fatigue and speed up recovery time just by putting on a pair of Opedix KNEE-Tec 3/4 Tights. Proprietary Torque Reform Technology in these tights aligns joints and improves muscle function. The stylish 3/4 length is perfect for warmer fall days or a trip to the gym. 

Features:

• 19-panel construction

• 90% nylon, 10% spandex

• Gusseted crotch

• Zippered back pocket

• Durable external stretch draw-cord at the waist

• Moisture wicking to pull sweat away from the skin’s surface

• Breathable fabric to help regulate temperature

• Anti-odor fiber technology to reduce odor and preserve freshness

• Made in the USA

• MSRP: $225

http://www.opedix.com/product/womens-knee-tec-3-4-tights

Saucony Ride 7Saucony Ride 7

The latest edition of the Ride has heel-to-toe Powergrid which offers15% less weight and 30% more durable cushioning than standard EVA for even smoother transitions with less weight. The forefoot has been redesigned with vertical flex grooves for a more flexible foot motion and ground contact. The plastic shank was removed and replaced with an additional pod of cushioned rubber (on the outside edge of the foot) and a carbon rubber pod (on the inside edge). Featuring lightweight cushioning, and larger, redesigned landing zone, it adapts to every stride for cushioned ride, mile after mile.

Features:

• Removed plastic midfoot shank for better flexibility and less weight

• Redesigned SRC crashpad extends into midfoot for smoother transition

• New vertical flex groove enhances forefoot flexibility

• Silver reflective at heel for enhanced visibility

• POWERGRID provides heel-to-toe cushioning

• RUNDRY interior lining wicks away moisture

• Pronation: Neutral

• Offset: 8mm

• MSRP: $120.00

http://www.saucony.com/en/ride-7/13593W.html

Brooks Adrenaline GTS 15Brooks Adrenaline GTS 15

The blended BioMoGo DNA midsole is an innovative cushioning system that adapts to runners of all sizes and speeds, providing a custom ride. Also the Full-length Segmented Crash Pad is made up of fully-integrated shock absorbers to provide cushion and smooth heel-to-toe transition, maximizing the efficiency of every stride. Using a revolutionary process that uses screen-print technology to apply engineered structure to the uppers of the shoes, it maintains the shoe structure with increased flexibility and lighter weight. The new Adrenaline GTS 15 women's running shoe takes equal parts support, cushion and balance, and wraps them in a stylish, high-performance package. 

Features:

• BioMoGo DNA midsole provides adaptive cushioning

• Progressive Diagonal Rollbar for added control

• Full-length Segmented Crash Pad delivers smooth transitions

• Moisture-management mesh upper helps feet stay cool and dry

• Bold new color choices offer style for miles

• MSRP: $120.00

http://www.brooksrunning.com/en_us/adrenaline-gts-15-womens-running-shoes/120174.html

Balega V-Tech Enduro QuarterBalega V-Tech Enduro Quarter 

Now with new enhanced compression bands and sensitive rib top, the Enduro Quarter creates the ideal midfoot support structure. In addition, this sock features US made fibers, true handlinked toe seams, non-constricting compression bands, mesh construction for ventilation and added cushioning for impact resistance.

Features:

• Enhanced compression bands creates the ideal mid-foot support structure

• US made fibers

• Hand linked toe closure

• Extra deep heel pocket

• Mesh construction for ventilation

• Cushioning for impact resistance

• Medium volume construction

• New V-Tech Arch Support System for added structure

• Proprietary Drynamix Moisture management fiber – made in the USA

• MSRP: $12.00

http://www.balega.com/our-product/enduro

Thule Urban GlideThule Urban Glide

The Thule Urban Glide is part of Thule's new product category for active parents – Thule Active with Kids. The Urban Glide is an all-around sports stroller with a sleek and lightweight design making it perfect for urban life as well as for jogging and running. Anyone who is already a fan of Thule products and contemporary design will appreciate the Urban Glide. Thule packed the Urban Glide with features which are highly valued by both adults and children; Adjustable ergonomic handlebars, foot brake, adjustable sun canopy with “view in” roof port, front wheel that can either swivel or be locked out, rear suspension for a smooth and comfortable ride, padded seat and an almost horizontal sleeping position for napping. 

Features:

• One-handed compact fold for storing and transporting

• Swivel front wheel for easy maneuverability, locks into place for jogging

• Ergonomic handlebar with a range of heights for parent's comfort

• Rear suspension for a smooth and comfortable ride

• Padded seat with vented top reclines to a near flat position for on-the-go naps

• Multi-position canopy for added protection with view-in roof port to see your child

• Large storage compartment with zippered water resistant cover

• MSRP: $399.95

http://www.thule.com/en-us/us/products/active-with-kids/sport-strollers/sport-strollers/thule-urban-glide-_-1684897

Magellan Echo Fit Magellan Echo Fit with Heart Rate Monitor

The Echo Fit is a 24 x 7 smart sports watch that does it all - sports, activity and sleep. Its ability to interact with your favorite sports app and track your daily steps and sleep eliminates the need for a separate activity tracker. With wireless uploads to the Magellan Active app, users can set daily goals, monitor their performance and post it to social media if desired. The data is synced and viewable online at Magellan Active for more in-depth analysis and activity trends, as well as the ability to automatically sync with third party services, like Strava and MapMyRun. Using ultra-low power components and running off a replaceable coin-cell battery that will last 4-8 months with typical usage, athletes can depend on the Magellan Echo Fit 24-7 without having to recharge it. Its sleek design and watch functions (time, alarm and stopwatch) make Echo Fit the perfect everyday watch for tech-savvy athletes.

Features:

• Displays your favorite sports app data conveniently on your wrist

• With phone tucked away remote control for sports apps and music

• Tracks steps, distance, calories burned and sleep length and pattern

• Ultra low power; does not need charging and lasts up to 8 months

• Designed for sports, ruggedized, water-resistant

• Works with iPhone 4S or later and select Android devices with 4.4 or later

• Tracks heart rate with Bluetooth Smart heart rate monitor

• MSRP: $179.99

http://www.magellangps.com/Store/Echo-Products/Magellan-Echo-Fit-with-Heart-Rate-Monitor

Pearl Izumi Elite Arm WarmerPearl Izumi W ELITE Thermal Arm Warmer

Pearl Izumi’s new Women’s ELITE Thermal Arm Warmer offers a ladies-specific fit combined with sublimated graphics for a unique look. Wide grippers provide exceptional holding power with less pressure for improved comfort on long runs. 

Features:

• Upper arm scallop interfaces perfectly with tops for full coverage through your range of motion 

• Anatomic left and right arm–specific fit 

• Elastic binding with silicone gripper for a stay-up fit 

• Reflective elements for low-light visibility 

• All warmers are sold as a set

• MSRP: $35

http://shop.pearlizumi.com/product.php?mode=view&pc_id=337&product_id=1884148&outlet=&color_code=428

Nite Ize SlapLit Nite Ize SlapLit LED Slap Wrap

Remember slap bracelets, from when you were a kid? The Nite Ize SlapLit features that same "slap it to snap it" technology with an added dimension of LED illuminating functionality. Made of durable nylon patterned with a reflective spider web design, the SlapLit is powered by a bright, easy-to-activate LED that lights up the entire wrap. Turn it on, slap it on your wrist, upper arm, or ankle, and you've got instant nighttime visibility. 

Features:

• Bright Red LED for Active illumination - Glow or Flash Modes

• Passive High Visibility Reflective Pattern

• Easily replaceable 1 x 2032 3V lithium battery included

• Battery run time: 100 hours

• Dimensions: 13.75" x 1.52" x 0.33

• Weight: 1.31oz 

• MSRP $11.99 

http://www.niteize.com/product/SlapLit.asp