The sweetest running gear for summer

The best sporty accoutrements to keep you cool from head to toe. Plus, a guide to this year's races.

June 2015 running guide

Sun-protecting fabric

Top, $40, Under Armour.

The sweetest running gear for summerSun-protecting fabric

Super supportive bra

Bra, $64, Lululemon.

The sweetest running gear for summerSupportive Lululemon bra

Night bright

Reflective jacket, $199, Bench.

The sweetest running gear for summerReflective Bench jacket

Pony holder

 Athletic Hytail hat, $32, ADactive Wear.

The sweetest running gear for summerPony holder Hytail hat

Light & breezy

Shorts, $35, New Balance.

The sweetest running gear for summerLight & Breezy

Pumped-up kicks

ZPump Fusion shoes, $150, Reebok.

The sweetest running gear for summerZPump Fusion Reebok

Fresh feet

Socks, $21, Icebreaker.

The sweetest running gear for summerFresh socks

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Which race is for you?

First-timers Terry Fox Run, September 20, across Canada It’s the 35th anniversary of Fox’s Marathon of Hope. Distances range from 1 to 10 km.

Pet Owners Superhero Run, June 21, Winnipeg Wear a costume and bring your pooch for this pet-friendly 5K.

Marathoners Victoria Marathon, October 11, Victoria Tour this historic city in a Boston Marathon qualifier.

Island Girl, September 20, Toronto Islands Embrace the island vibe in the women’s-only 5K, half marathon or half-marathon relay.

Thrill-Seekers Tough Mudder, June 20–21 in Whistler, B.C., August 15–16 in Coldwater, Ont. Fight fire, ice and mud in a 16- to 19-km obstacle course.

Not Since Moses, August 2, Five Islands, N.S. Run 5K or 10K on the ocean floor while the Bay of Fundy tide is out.


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