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Running Jackets for Unpredictable Weather

Run Pack-Dye Jacket

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This windbreaker is lightweight, but has built-in UV protection so you're still shielded from the sun's rays. It also boasts essential thumb holes to keep the sleeves down and a zipped storage pocket on the back so you can run hands-free. And thanks to the pocket-dying technique, each jacket looks a little different. ($90; adidas.com)

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Adizero Gilet

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Perfect for humid nights where you don't want to add bulk, the ClimaLite material draws moisture away from the skin so you can stay dry, and the reflective piping along the arm holes keeps you visible. ($225; bandier.com) (Where it during one of The 10 Best Spring Races.)

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LSD Running Jacket

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This jacket packs into itself with a built-in arm band so you can take it on your run if the weather looks iffy and bust it out without missing a step. The collar lands above your chin to keep water leaking in to a minimal. ($63; brooks.com)

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Fast Track Reflective Run Jacket

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This jacket can handle any downpour thanks a cinched hood and palm covers. We love the drop hem because it keeps your backside splatter-free from whatever you're kicking up while pounding the pavement. ($255; sweatybetty.com)

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UA Storm Layered Up

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Most rain jackets aren't soft, but this one manages to repel water while remaining silky smooth. Plus, the oxblood color is cute enough to wear out with friends after. ($90; underarmour.com) (Check out 30 Things We Appreciate About Running.)

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Better Than Naked Jacket

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As the name implies, this thing is sheer; you will see everything underneath it. The minimal seams allow for maximum airflow and ventilation in the most sweat-prone areas (center back and sleeves). There's even a stow pocket it can fold up into for easy carrying. ($120; thenorthface.com)

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Lucent Jacket

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The reflective floral embrodiery packs a punch come nightfall, and the back is covered in it too, so you'll actually look like a beautiful bouquet of roses while you run. The roomy pockets and vented sleeves make it a comfortable option for the longest of runs. ($198; lululemon.com) (Love running at night? Stock up on The Best New Reflective Workout Gear.)

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Anorak Jacket

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The generous hood stays put when you need to shield you forehead from the rain, ensuring a fidget-free run. The material extends past the waist drawcord for extra coverage. ($100; asics.com)

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Pinstripe Rainshell Jacket

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The stripes look so sharp we’d wear it anywhere, but the underarm and back ventilation keep us cool for when our day calls for a sweat session. Consider their price justified by the fact you can wear it to both your workout and a solid hang with your friends.  ($462; carbon38.com)

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Breath Thermo Jacket

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When it’s on the chilly side, this keeps heat in without adding bulk. And the Impermalite shell is ultra-wind resistant while still being breathable. ($110; mizunousa.com)

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