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Summer Tops Worth Buying

When the weather hots up, clothing matters – we pick out some of 2017's best technical summer running tops

 

Mammut MTR 141 Half-Zip T-Shirt

RRP: £62.19

A supremely comfortable top made with soft, elastic jersey material that also has the benefit of being quick drying. The material moves as you do, preventing abrasion and maximising comfort, with a front zip added for makeshift ventilation when needed.

mammut.ch/GB

NB Ice Short Sleeve Tee

RRP: £35

New Balance kit is typically a good blend of easy on the eye and easy to run in, with the Ice Short Sleeve Tee no exception. Sweat-activated NB Ice Fabric keeps you dry on hot, summer runs, and the athletic fit’s in keeping with the top’s lightweight, ergonomic design.

newbalance.co.uk

 

Sundried Olperer T-Shirt

RRP: £40

Made from recycled coffee grounds, this top’s certainly got its perks. Firstly, it’s light as a feather, with comfort to match. Utilising coffee’s natural odour control and ability to block UV rays, it’s perfect for hot-weather training.

sundried.com

 

Craft Mind SS Reflective Tee

RRP: £25

Ideal for long runs, this highly breathable, feather-light top from Craft is loose-fitting and instantly forgettable which, when it comes to a running top, is a very good thing. Reflective detailing on the front enhances visibility.

craftsportswear.com

 

Iffley Road Sidmouth Stripe T-Shirt

RRP: £73

Not cheap but of the highest quality, this top from Iffley Road is made from a bespoke technical dri-release micro-blend that’s soft, durable and incredibly lightweight. The slim-fitting design combines enchanced temperature control with in-seam pockets for small valuables.

iffleyroad.com

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