Top 10 Running Essentials for Bizarre Spring Weather

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Top 10 Running Essentials for Bizarre Spring Weather

Here’s to ultra-durable gear that finally keeps pace on your run. Plus, everything on this list toughs out mud and rain, no problem.

Like their name implies, Patagonia’s Houdini Pants are ready to disappear at a moment's notice. Slip them on over shorts, then once you break a good sweat you can pull 'em right off over your sneakers thanks to easy on, easy off snaps on the lower cuffs. Made from ripstop nylon with a water repellent finish these tough as nails pants are built to withstand winds, light rains, and muddy-trail abuse. Plus if you're a night runner, reflective logos above the left knee and rear pocket warn traffic where you are. ($79;


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