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The Best Gear for Running After Dark

Oakley Visibility Jacket

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Run in style with this chic geometric reflective paneled jacket. The lightweight water-repellent fabric makes it perfect for stepping outside rain or shine. Customize your fit with the adjustable cuffs—pull them up if you are hot or push them down for a more casual look. Bonus: Hidden side pockets are roomy enough to keep all your essentials safe and dry. ($198;

New Balance Glow in the Dark 1400

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You'll stand out for a number of reasons in these glow-in-the-dark kicks. They offer lightweight support, and the tongue tag doubles as a pin loop for easy storage on race day. ($89.99;

Brooks Nightlife Mesh Cap

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Block out the sun during the day and pull your ponytail back at night with this adjustable mesh cap. With high-visibility colors and reflectivity, cars, bikes, and fellow road runners will see you coming from afar. ($24.00;

Asics Lite-Show Tight

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Go bold and run in this multi-colored tight. Made with light-reflective detailing throughout the top and sides, you can rest assured you won’t be left in the dark. The elastic tape trimming at the bottom keeps everything in place so you can focus on your stride. ($65; Items available in store. Go to and use store locator for availability)

Brooks Essential Run Vest II

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Leave the neon vests to crossing guards and try this toned-down pink version. Its wind- and water-resistant features makes running in any weather enjoyable. Just be sure to secure your iPod in its moisture-proof media pocket. ($75;

Women's Momentum Ultra-Light Headphones

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Forget pulling and tugging chords—these babies won’t budge! Created specifically for women’s smaller ears, these ultra-light headphones will make you forget you even have them on. But thanks to the embedded reflective detailing throughout the tangle free cords, you’ll be easy to spot after dark. Plus, they're designed to withstand heavy perspiration so you can simply rinse them off after an intense workout without worry. ($49.99;

Under Armour Women’s Flyweight T-Shirt

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This soft, lightweight top will make you feel like you’re running shirtless. Wear it on hot summer runs and let the signature transport system wick away sweat and keep you cool. ($29.99;

Reebok One Cushion Sneakers

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A picture can show so much; To really experience ultimate comfort, you need to run a mile in these shoes. Made with three-foam midsoles, these sneakers make you feel like you're walking on clouds. The padded heel and tongue hug your feet with every stride, and the reflective Reebok logo makes you impossible to miss, no matter how fast you fly by. ($109.98;

Oiselle Distance Short

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Don't settle for shorts that ride up! This pair is specifically designed to stay put during long runs, complete with reflective side stripes and corner logo in case you get a late start. Store your necessities in the rear zip pocket so you can run hands-free. ($39.00;

Soleus GPS Night Run Watch

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Track your distance, speed, and calories with this GPS-enabled night run watch that comes with an easy-to-use data upload cable. The "always on" back light makes it easy to see your stats in low light, and the adjustable strap guarantees a great fit for even the smallest wrists. ($99;

Oakley Show Off Shorts

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These shorts stretch in all the right ways so you can run with no restriction or fear of chaffing and show off those hard-earned glutes and legs. Made with a breathable side mesh paneling and reflective sides—you'll be sure to stay dry and visible on evening runs. ($40;

Saucony Ruched Hoodie in ViZiPRO Coral

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Perfect for breezy summer nights, this super soft hoodie has a fantastic fit and is so lightweight you'll forget you're wearing an extra layer. Some of our favorite features include thumb holes with reflective side trimmings and a ponytail hole that keeps hair off your face. ($85.00;

Lululemon Run Pace Crop

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Made from silky smooth four-way stretch fabric, these running pants will fit you like a glove (and flatter your every curve). Toss your keys and cash in the hidden back zip pocket for convenience and find your stride after sunset—reflective detailing on the kneecaps makes you easy to spot. ($86;

Lululemon Hydraform Handheld Hydration

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Staying cool and hydrated has never been easier. This convenient carrier has Insulation to keep your water cold, a secure zipper pocket to stash your keys and other small essentials, and a reflective stripe to make you stand out on the road. ($28;


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