The 5 best running jackets for fall/winter for men and women 2021

The 5 best running jackets for fall/winter for men and women 2021

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 By Jesper Petersen


Latest update: January 2021


Here you will find 5 of the best running jackets in the market which will get you safely through your workouts during fall and winter and provide you with plenty of comfort. 


Next to running shoes, the running jacket is perhaps the most important part of your wardobe for running. At least during the winter months. The running jacket is the outer layer on the upper body and its most important job is to protect you against the weather conditions. In other words the jacket functions as your shield against the cold as well as against rain and snow. The right running jacket can make a big difference for your motivation to get going during the winter months. After all it is somewhat more fun when you are warm and comfortable throughout your run.



REMEMBER that a great running jacket does not do you any good if you are not wearing the right clothes underneath.  For fall and winter we strongly recommend that you wear a tight-fitting baselayer (basislayer/ski undershirt) with great moisture transport which can effectively lead the sweat away from the skin, so you can remain as dry as possible. If you run in basic cotton shirts or something similar, you will surely end up cold and damp - regardless how good your running jacket is!!

Via the link below you will find our large selection of basislayer, baselayer and ski undershirts ideal to function as inner layers in combination with a protective running jacket as the outer layer. If you choose a relatively thin running jacket, it might on the coldest days be necessary to put on two layers under the jacket. So, a baselayer leading the sweat away, and a so-called midlayer to isolate.


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The 5 best running jackets for fall/winter for men


salomon s/lab motionfit 360 jacket


Salomon S/LAB Motionfit 360 running jacket is for you who doesn´t want to compromise on quality and just want the best of the best. The jacket is developed in cooperation with one of the best ultra runners in the world, Kilian Jornet, to make a jacket which literally can resist all weather conditions. With the Motionfit 360-jacket you get a super cool jacket where performance - and minimalistic design become one in the best way possible. Besides being breathable and windproof, the jacket is produced in a GORE-TEX SHAKEDRY material which is water resistant and dries quickly. The jacket is for you who needs protection under the most extreme conditions.


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With this functional and water resistant running jacket from Nike with a ligthweight west on the inside, you can easily defy erratic weather. Nike Aeroloft Jacket is designed with 1/2 zipper with great options of storing essentials thanks to two side pockets and one back pocket. In addition the jacket has reflex details on the front and back.


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nike aeroloft jacket





salomon bonatti pro wp jacket


The Salomon Bonatti Pro WP running jacket is for somebody who doesn´t want to compromise on quality and just wants the best of the best! The jacket is produced in Salomons MotionFit material, providing great comfort and freedom of movement. The superb Bonatti Pro-jacket is waterproof and wind resistant to make you well-equipped against the worst weather conditions. 

As an extra little bonus, the jacket may be folded and stored in the little, waterproof pocket at the front. 


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This light running jacket with Bionic Finish protection will get you warm and safely through your run as the jacket is water -, wind - and dirt resistant. The jacket is designed with reflex details, zipped side pockets and it is equipped with one of the best zippers (currently on the market) on the front.


Buy elite lab shell jacket here 

elite lab shell x1 elite jacket





endurance trente functional jacket


This is a wind - and water resistant jacket in a great softshell quality. Endurance Trente Functional Jacket has a functional membrane to provide great breathability.  And the combination of wind - and water resistance as well as great breathability makes this jacket ideal for runs in all kinds of winter weather. In addition the jacket has nice reflexes on the front and back to make you visible at dark.


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The 5 best running jackets for fall/winter for women



elite lab shell x1 elite jacket


Elite Lab Shell X1 Elite Jacket is the perfect choice if you want a jacket which can handle pretty much whatever you throw at it. It has Bionic Finish protection which means that it is water -, wind - and dirt resistant. In addition it has reflex details at the front and the back to make you visible at dark. Its functions makes it perfect to wear for protection outside a warm baselayer.

The Elite Lab Shell x1 Elite jacket is light and comfortable to wear. And then it has two side pockets perfect for storing small essentials. 


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Soar Fenn Rain Jacket is a wind- and waterproof jacket produced in a breathable material to keep you dry and warm without overheating. The jacket is designed in a very nice quality of the finest Japanese fabrics. Thanks to this jacket there is no excuse not to go for a run - even in the worst weather conditions.The elastic waist - and sleeve edges prevents cold wind from penetrating.

The jacket is equipped with reflex details to make you visble after dark.


Buy soar fenn rain JACKET here 

soar Lenin rain jacket





adidas PHX jacket


The Adidas PHX Jacket is made in a soft and stretchable material. The jacket is perfect for the changable fall- and winter weather as it is windproof and water resistant. With a tight-fitting baselayer underneath, the jacket will work well during winter as temperatures plummet. 


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Salomon Lightning WP Jacket is a very nice running jacket perfect for wet and windy days. The jacket is windproof and breathable and provides the optimal temperature on your run. The water resistant exterior can easily handle a minor shower. With Salomon Lightning WP Jacket you will be very well equipped for cold and windy days. In addition you will stay visible after dark thanks to the reflex details on the front of the jacket. 


Buy salomon lightning jacket here

salomon lightning WP jacket





craft lumen hydro jacket


Craft Lumen Hydro Jacket is a must-have in terms of visibility. Reflexes are the focal point of the Lumen-series and thanks to this jacket you won´t just be VERY visible but will also get a jacket in a super modern design! Its both wind- and water resistant, so you certainly won´t get soaked if it should start raining. The jacket has a very nice fit with a somewhat narrow waist which will help to keep you warm. 


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