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So some of these items are not new but they’re still some of my favorite to use for running.

KT Performance+ by KT Tape Anti Chafing Stick – I bought this after I ran out of the one I was using before (and I wan’t too crazy about it).  It is easy to apply, does not stain, and there is no smell.  

SportSuds Laundry Detergent – I know I have written about this before but seriously I LOVE this detergent for my running clothes.  I’ve been using it for over a year and my clothes do not smell at all. 

Smartwool Women’s PhD Run Ultra Light – I wear both these and Balega socks.  I am not too crazy about extra cushion so these thin socks are perfect.  They’re moisture-wicking and odor-neutralizing so I find myself wearing them 2 or 3 times before they go in the hamper.  

Oiselle Pocket Jogger Shorts –  I mostly wear these during a long run.  But now I love them even more because the pockets hold my two small water bottles. 

Any you used any of these items?

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20 Comments on Tuesday Topics: Some of my favorite running items

  1. These Oiselle shorts with the pockets look good! ALL running shorts should have as many pockets as possible.
    I like your thought about wearing socks a few times before throwing them in the wash. Mine automatically go in the hamper with the rest of my running clothes but next time I’ll try your idea, Zenaida!

    • I do love the pockets. Now I need to find tights with pockets too for my water. However, not in a rush since I won’t need them till Winter. I am not ready for it.

  2. Nope. I haven’t tried any. Thanks for the share. I only wear skirts and what Catrina said. I automatically throw my socks in the hamper. I do rewear other things.

  3. I love my SmartWool socks! I prefer the cushioned ones for long runs (or races), but their socks have long been my preferred brand. I can’t put things in my pockets unless they’re compression “bike shorts” or else the shorts won’t stay up on me (even with a drawstring) LOL.

    • Maybe a smaller size might help? I have them in 2 different sizes and the smaller ones do hold up better (at least until the bottles are empty or close to empty).

  4. I haven’t tried any of those products — although I DO like cushioning in my socks. I love my pockets, of course, there’s always a water bottle in one (at least). 🙂

  5. i haven’t tried any of these, but I’m eyeing those shorts. i might have to try them. i use Hex detergent which also works well to get rid of odors- but I might check out SportSuds sometime- it sounds good.

  6. I’ve actually never used any of these items (don’t think they are even available here!) BUT I would definitely use them if given the chance! Wow, they look so useful and handy! I have long tights that come with pockets but none of my shorts do – would love that!

    • I don’t have any tights with pockets but now for sure will be looking for them. Not anytime soon since I have no need for them now and am not in a rush for Winter to get here.

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