Monday, August 20, 2012
Using a cycling shirt for running....duh! Why didn't I think of that before?
I've been an avid cyclist and an avid runner at various times in my life. I've been an avid cyclist and an avid runner at various times in my life. Most recently, I've been doing a lot of riding and just dipping my toe into getting back into running.
Today, I was getting ready to go for a run and was having trouble finding a clean top to wear that would work with my jog bra and be the right weight for running. I have a 20 year old cycling shirt that I still love to wear for cycling. It was the only thing that came close to suitable attire today so I put it on. The minute after I put it on, I could have kicked myself for not doing this sooner. The pockets in the back of my cycling shirt were perfect for my keys and phone....duh! It was a great shirt for running, perfect weight, great wicking, nice coverage.
I'll be running in that shirt again!
I think one reason why I had never thought of running in the shirt is because is was originally very expensive. I only wanted to use it for "special riding occasions". Now, it's older and faded (but still in great shape). I don't mind taking it out for a run!