Best Hi-Viz Running Jacket

9 messages
31/10/2011 at 19:06
Hi all,

Can you recommend the best Hi Viz running jacket? I have tried the Karrimor one (which arrived today) and that fits like a bin bag (my Asics and Kalenji ones are so much better).

Looking at the Ronhill or the Montane Marathon ones - must be lightweight, able to buy cheapish (sub £50) and good quality.

31/10/2011 at 20:17
Anyone have such a thing?
31/10/2011 at 20:24

Not me mate, sorry.

 Surely somebody must have them though ?!

31/10/2011 at 20:30
No doubt. About to bite the bullet on a Montane Marathon - seems really good and I know the quality will be great.
31/10/2011 at 20:53
Bought the Montane Marathon Hi Vis one...
01/11/2011 at 14:33
i have a Montane Smock which is excellent except it fades if you wash it too often. So I now only wash it in the shower with literally a drop of shampoo
cougie    pirate
01/11/2011 at 14:48
Or - just get one of those meshy hi viz tabard things. And put that over your normal kit.

Costs a lot less, and as OOk says - these things fade with washing - so you dont need to wash the tabard as much.
01/11/2011 at 16:51
i wear an asics gillet one with no arms, keeps my chest warm from the cold wind, i cant run with a full jacket on, i burn up even in very cold conditions
01/11/2011 at 19:09
I can run with a really lightweight jacket if it's cool enough (not a full jacket) - the Montane is also lightweight so will be fine.

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