Runners Nipple

Have you found a solution that avoids runners nipple - I have

12 messages
17/08/2013 at 10:12


As a male runner who is a little reluctant to wear a bra, I used to suffer from runners nipple for any distances over 5 miles.

Like many of I have tried plasters and vaseline, but none last the distance.

Try painting a little Germolene New Skin Liquid Plaster on your nipple before your run. I have ben doing this for over a year, and my problem is solved.

This works a treat.

17/08/2013 at 10:36
I find that Asda's own version on Elastoplast tape works fine for me. Lasted for 50k last week with no problems and only costs about a quid a roll.

You should work in Germolines marketing department Neil.
17/08/2013 at 10:47

Millsy1977, I'm not really trying to get a job in the germolene marketing department, and perhaps cheaper/own brands of liquid plaster will work just as well.

I have tried a few different types of tape, but being a bit hairy in that region, tape doesn't stick for long for me.

21/08/2013 at 05:17

There is a lot of hype about all these expensive wicking running singlets but I have found that they are extremely abrasive and for me I get sore if I go anywhere near 10K in them. I am in Thailand and have found a singlet in a large superstore that outperforms the expensive items in the nipple chafing stakes and costs £2. The store is quite big in UK too.

It may be worth experimenting with your kit. Just a thought. 

21/08/2013 at 10:56

get your nipples pierced, end of problems

21/08/2013 at 14:55

Have them removed with an angle grinder 

21/08/2013 at 14:57
Nipples? Or the Blog spammers?
21/08/2013 at 15:12

Shave the nipple tape the nipple

21/08/2013 at 17:02

I think I'll just stick to my solution, if you can stand the pun.

23/08/2013 at 11:45

Leuktoplast works a treat.

23/08/2013 at 13:15

I cut 2 holes in the front of all my running tops.

17/09/2013 at 14:07

Home taping works, but watch out for the RIAA.

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