Let's call it like it is: My running tights are horrendous.
Like, really awful.
Clearly, I have needed an intervention. Someone to tell me that, no, I should not head out to race looking like this:
|Finishing the Winter Marathon Relay . . . wearing droopy drawers.|
Ignore, if you will, that I overdressed for the race and ended up having to tie my jacket around my waist. It's a bad look, I know. Instead, please focus in on the tights. Those tired, old, horribly stretched-out, ill-fitting tights. Baggy where they are supposed to be huggy.
They are a scary sight.
But, honestly? I had no idea how lousy they looked until I saw this photo. Thanks, Suzy!
Um, I'm an grown woman, people. I should know how to put together a running outfit. I should know that wearing stretched-out Target tights (circa 2004) is probably not the best idea I've ever had. I should know that if I have to hike them up mere minutes after putting them on, they are going to need much hiking over the course of a 90 minute race. Yes, I should know all this. And yet! There I was on Sunday, sportin' the tights. The lousy tights.
So . . . what? Well, the what here is that I need to throw those bad boys out. But, in order to do so, I need a replacement pair. And that, my friends, is where you come in.
What is your favorite pair of running tights? I don't need anything too fancy (read: I'm not about to spend $100 on running tights -- I save the big splurge for my running shoes), I just need tights that fit, will keep me somewhat warm on cold days, and will look sharp. Or, at least, a little sharper than I looked on Sunday.
That last one shouldn't be too hard to accomplish . . .
Lay it on me: Tell me your favorite pair. Please! Share some links. Whatever! Just help a happy runner out, won't you?
The Running Fashion Police will be forever grateful.
Thank you, thank you!