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1636 Views 4 Replies Latest reply: Nov 26, 2013 8:50 PM by SeeFluffyRun
BFit9613 Rookie 2 posts since
May 4, 2013
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Nov 24, 2013 2:19 PM

Running Tights - HELP!?

I cannot for the life of me find a pair of running tights that FIT and stay put during my runs (currently training for a half). It gets COLD here in Mass in the winter, so I have no choice but to find a good pair or start logging my miles on the dreaded treadmill. (I think my issue might be that I have a smaller waist and muscular butt/ thighs, but who knows.)

 

Any brands you swear by? Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

  • shipo Legend 491 posts since
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    1. Nov 24, 2013 2:48 PM (in response to BFit9613)
    Running Tights - HELP!?

    So what part doesn't stay put?

     

    I live just north of you in New Hamster, and I've worn many-many types of tights in my 40+ years of running and am pretty picky about what I wear.  For starters, I've found that tight tights irritate my knee caps to the point where I can barely walk the next day much less run, and I've found that really loose running pants aren't warm enough (unless I have another pair on under them on really-really cold days).  I guess I'm like Goldilocks in that I want them "Just right".

     

    Here are a couple of examples of the types of tights I like the best:





    Fat old man PRs:

    • 1-mile (point to point, gravity assist): 5:50
    • 2-mile: 13:49
    • 5K (gravity assist last mile): 21:31
    • 5-Mile: 37:24
    • 10K (first 10K of my Half Marathon): 48:16
    • 10-Mile (first 10 miles of my Half Marathon): 1:17:40
    • Half Marathon: 1:42:13
  • shipo Legend 491 posts since
    Aug 9, 2013
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    3. Nov 24, 2013 4:57 PM (in response to BFit9613)
    Running Tights - HELP!?

    Do your tights have a drawstring you can tie at the waist?





    Fat old man PRs:

    • 1-mile (point to point, gravity assist): 5:50
    • 2-mile: 13:49
    • 5K (gravity assist last mile): 21:31
    • 5-Mile: 37:24
    • 10K (first 10K of my Half Marathon): 48:16
    • 10-Mile (first 10 miles of my Half Marathon): 1:17:40
    • Half Marathon: 1:42:13
  • SeeFluffyRun Legend 251 posts since
    Sep 2, 2009
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    4. Nov 26, 2013 8:50 PM (in response to BFit9613)
    Running Tights - HELP!?

    Have you looked at Zoots?  My daughter swears by them.





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