Do you wear pants????

With or Without..tell me!

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15/05/2007 at 23:26
Have been running for many years, always worn lycra & pants!

A new running mate of mine recently asked me if runners wear pants, in addition to their shorts. It got me thinking, do runners wear pants? Is that where I have been going wrong all these years. Could lose vital milliseconds off a 10k, with less weight to carry?

What ya think?
15/05/2007 at 23:28
I do outside
but not in the gym

hm

my speed aint an issue-terminally ploddin
15/05/2007 at 23:47
tried it without underwear, but chaffing due to excess motion became a problem on LSR. I need something that hugs to stop motion below the belt. Forget the milliseconds on 10k, not worth raw balls, bluntly.
15/05/2007 at 23:56
Ivan

I believe the medical profession recommend it for gentlemen, especially in hot weather to prevent excessive jangulation.

BO
16/05/2007 at 06:31
yip -dirty out the night before's:O)
16/05/2007 at 06:38
commando
16/05/2007 at 08:09
I just couldn't go out without my pants! Ever!
16/05/2007 at 09:27
I wear my pants outside my tights, :0)))))
16/05/2007 at 09:29
Shorts with liner.

'+ Vaseline' for the marathon.

:)
The Silent Assassin    pirate
16/05/2007 at 09:33
Strange but when running in lycra always wear pants, but when cycling never wear pants under the shorts.

16/05/2007 at 09:56
No you don't KK, not in Mexico at least!

:-)
16/05/2007 at 09:58
depends on which lycras - some have seams which prevent commando; others are fine..........tri kit is always commando as that's the way it's designed to be worn
16/05/2007 at 10:04
Commando.

It amuses me that Im running past loads of people with no pants on. Im a woman of simple pleasures obviously.
16/05/2007 at 10:23
I assume you are referring to wearing lycra shorts.

I never wear them. I just wear "proper" running shorts with the inner bits in them.

Do runners who do wear pants wear technical ones? It's always seemed a bit pointless to me to wear all this wicking gear, and then wear normal pants round one of the sweatiest, chaffiest bits. The liners in my shorts are always breatheable.
16/05/2007 at 10:25
To quote my mother, "Never, ever go out the house without clean underwear on - you might be hit by a bus."

I think that answers your question.
16/05/2007 at 10:29
I think if I got hit by a bus my underwear wouldnt stay clean for very long anyway ;-)
PSC    pirate
16/05/2007 at 10:36
Commando - and well greased with "brave soldier" for longer plods :-)

Apparetnly M&S are doing some good wicking pants for guys. not seen them tho.
16/05/2007 at 10:37
I must remember not to lend my vaseline to male runners anymore..........
16/05/2007 at 10:46
fb - do tri-gear shorts differ an awful lot from cycling shorts with padding? I'm thinking of doing a duathlon and started wondering about my choice of botty-wear. Cheers.
16/05/2007 at 11:03
"With or without pants"

Is that what Bono ponders every morning?
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