Set the night on fire with running gear that screams, “Here I come!”


Set the night on fire with running gear that screams, “Here I come!”

Even though the days are getting longer, sometimes we can’t avoid a run that means dipping out into the inky darkness. Night runners face two battles: seeing and being seen. Streetlights and headlamps help with the first, but the second is more complicated—and the choices you make could save your life.

Last year, more than 76,000  pedestrians were injured by drivers—and the majority of those accidents occurred after nightfall. When you’re out for an after-dark run, it’s crucial to shine bright.

Stay safe by being a beacon of movement with clothes in poppy, neon colors and reflective features that ignite with oncoming lights. You can even have some fun with glow-in-the-dark technologies that add a firefly radiance to your style. Whether you like to glow, shine or reflect—we’re looking out for you with new apparel that lights up the night.

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Zensah Run Seamless Long Sleeve
Oh hello, neon! The soft, seamless knit fabric has body-mapped mesh sweat zones for enhanced breathability.
$70, zensah.com

Roxy Get Glowing Top
Layer this vest over any outfit to add instant 360-degree luminous bling.
$168, roxy.com

Skirt Sports Redemption Capri
Basic black capris are jazzed up with all-over compression and be-seen accents.
$70, skirtsports.com

Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 31 Flash
Weather protection, bright reflectivity and a stable ride make for confident striding in any conditions.
$115, nike.com


Saucony Sonic ViZi Jacket
Rechargeable front and back lights let you shine in dusky conditions. Bonus: The fabric’s coated to repel spring showers.
$110, saucony.com

MPG Accomplish Sports Bra
High-contrast black and white in the front gets an improved safety rating from 3M reflective taping between your shoulder blades.
$54, mpgsport.com

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Gore Magnitude Lady Shorts
Bold reflective accents stand out while you keep cool in stretch mesh made to move.
$66, goreapparel.com


Brooks Nightlife LS
Who doesn’t love a soft hoodie? With fresh ruching and high-vis accents, this one brightens any run.
$80, brooksrunning.com

ASICS Lite-Show Versatility Short
With a detachable boybrief and hard-to-miss reflectivity, these shorts won’t leave you in the dark.
$55, asicsamerica.com

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Shock Doctor SVR Recovery Compression Calf Sleeve
Seamless compression helps keep muscles feeling fresh as you pound out the p.m. miles.
$30, shockdoctor.com

Brooks PureFlow 3 Nightlife
This low-slung, responsive runner has been gilded with eye-popping reflectivity and colors for fun striding.
$105, roadrunnersports.com


Skechers Midnight Run Sports Tank Top
Tone-on-tone accents, sublimated patterns and reflective piping let this little black tank shimmer.
$36, skechers.com

Athleta Sting Be Free Tight
Cut through the darkness in slim-fitting, sleek tights with bold reflective accents.
$74, athleta.com

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Pearl Izumi Elite Thermal Arm Warmers
An anatomical right and left fit, as well as silicone grip, means these sleeves won’t slip.
$35, pearlizumi.com

Skora Phase-X
Shine a light on these slipper-esque striders and be wowed by the brilliance.
$125, skorarunning.com


Lorna Jane Studio Twist Headband
For princesses who like to sweat, this stay-put headband is the crowning touch.
$13, lornajane.com

Skins A400 Short Sleeve
Sparkle like a shooting star in a sleek design with graduated compression and highly reflective gold tone accents.
$120, skins.net

Nite Ize SlapLit LED Slap Wrap
A slap-and-go light with glow and flashing modes and 100 hours of run time makes any outfit night-ready.
$12, niteize.com

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Nike Flash Tights
Can you see me now? Illuminate the night in tights so bright you almost glow.
$150, nike.com

Nike LunarGlide 6 Flash
In this version, Nike adds some “flash” to the LunarGlide’s proven performance with a weather-resistant upper and all-over luminous accents.
$125, nike.com