We don't live in the most predictable of climates, so you might start your run in picture-perfect conditions and finish during a storm. That's where a running jacket comes in quite handy. As we tearfully say goodbye to summer, it's a good idea to add a running jacket to your kit for those chilly but pretty awesome runs. Apologies in advance, as once you see your running jacket waiting for you at the door, there'll be no weather-related excuses you can make for yourself. We've picked out some of the best running jackets, so all you need to do is pop your playlist on and head out the door.
Made with rain- and wind-resistant fabric, this jacket's got you covered in every situation. If you're worried about overheating, the handy ventilation zones prevent that.
There are days when the time hits for your run but the appeal of staying under the blanket is incredibly tempting. This jacket is the next best thing, thanks to the water-repellant fleece that'll keep you warm with plenty of flexibility to move around in.
Never underestimate the power of pockets. With plenty of zip pockets to house the essentials as well as the reflective detailing, this is a sleek and lightweight option.
This neon water-repellant jacket is just what you need to get motivated. If you're worried about the bulk of a jacket, this one is thin and has a hood so you can keep going in the rain.
With a slim fit that allows for plenty of movement, this will soon become one of your running staples. The reflective panel around the sleeve also alleviates any worries about being seen once it starts to get dark outside.
Don't be surprised if this jacket makes its way into the rest of your wardrobe, with this autumnal aubergine shade. The double layers are breathable with a sweat-resistant fabric to keep you dry and cool.
Talk about upping the style stakes. This lightweight jacket with an elasticated strap at the back will cinch you in and make jogging an absolute joy.
Before you call off your run, get your daily exercise quota in by grabbing one of these jackets.