A Runner’s Guide to Glam Gear


lauren messiah adidas women cute running gearConfession time! I’ve always wanted to be a runner but sadly I am not (I run when chased). I tried to be a runner more than once actually and each time it ends in disaster. The first time is when I joined the track team and the second time I was out of my mind (I woke up at 6am everyday and “ran” aka ran for 2 blocks and walked the rest of the way).

So why am I writing a post about running gear? Because the rest of the world runs without catastrophe and a ton of my clients request chic running gear while I’m out shopping for them. So I decided to share my tips on how to look glam while getting your run on.

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Running Shorts

The cool thing about being a runner is that you get to wear those adorable little running shorts. When it comes to shorts, I say the more wild the pair the better. Skip the basic black and try a chic striped pair instead. And why not? You earned those killer legs pounding the pavement didn’t you? Yes you did so show them off. I didn’t so I am sporting a pair of legging underneath, which is also a fabulous option for when it’s a little chilly out.

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Lace-Up Some Stylish Sneaks

Another win for runners is the shoes! The glorious, glorious shoes. Take the style up a notch or five with bright colored or patterned shoes. I like to pretend I am a running with my printed adipure sneakers by adidas. They are lightweight, comfortable, and stylish – suitable for all my glam running girls.

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Only The Best Bras

Wearing a proper sports bra is key when it comes to running. You do not want to go unsupported when you are getting your run on. You all know I don’t do any physical activity without my Techfit bra, which is tucked underneath my adidas boyfriend tee. When it comes to running I also suggest you sport a sports bra that is pretty enough to rock without a shirt – the runners abs deserve to be showcased.

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The Finishing Touches

It’s the little things that pull the look together both in a function way and in a fashionable way. I’ve got my clients (and myself) hooked on adidas headbands. They keep your hair out of your face during those long runs and they look good. Double win.

How do you stay stylish during your runs? Let me know in the comments.

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Disclosure: Compensation was provided by adidas via Glam Media.  The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of adidas