Winter running gear guide: Accessories

Pearl Izumi Shine Wind Mitt

Excellent value for money: a silicon palm for grip; high-vis, stowable mitt for bad weather; and a handy pocket for small items.

£29.99, Madison

Million Mile Light

This is powered by motion so it’s battery-free. It’s also light, waterproof and can be seen from a distance of 200m.

£18, Million Mile Light

Petzl NAO Headtorch

The technology in this extremely powerful torch automatically adjusts brightness and beam pattern as necessary.

£115.64, Amazon

Nathan Bandolier Vest

A slim, one-size-fits-all vest that takes the belt-and-braces approach to safety – it’s both reflective and high-vis.

£19, Sweatshop

Ronhill Merino 200 Gloves

Incredibly soft feel, a snug fit and reflective detailing, and the merino will ensure your hands stay toasty without getting sweaty.

£20, Ronhill

EDZ Merino Multitube

A 50cm-long merino wool tube that can be warn as a neckwarmer, snood, hat, bandana, or balaclava. It breathes and wicks well, too.

£18, EDZ Layering

LED Lenser SEO 7R Headtorch

A rechargeable headtorch that can project up to a distance of 130m. It also automatically adjusts light strength according to conditions.

£67.50, Go Outdoors

Patagonia Wind Shield Beanie

A close-fitting thermal hat that has a peak to keep the rain out of your eyes; there are also ear flaps that fold up when not needed.

£28, Patagonia

Gore Mythos Lady Beany

A low-cut, soft hat with Windstopper material across the forehead, ears and back of the neck. Provides excellent ventilation on top.

£44.99, Gore Apparel

Buff Microfibre and Polar Hat

A double-layer hat – weather-resistant on the outside, warm and fleecy inside. Also contains silver ions to cut down on odour.

£22.75, Buff