My top 5 kit recommendations for trail running in winter

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by Ben Mounsey |

Sportsshoes.com ambassador Ben Mounsey has rounded up a selection of the best trail running kit for winter to help keep you on track during the colder months

Higher State
HIGHER STATE L/S 1/4 ZIP THERMAL GRID TOP
  1. HIGHER STATE L/S 1/4 ZIP THERMAL GRID TOP

A true winter essential and the ace of baselayer clothing, this thermal running top is comfortable, lightweight and incredible value for money.

Silva
SILVA TRAIL SPEED 5XT HEADLAMP
  1. SILVA TRAIL SPEED 5XT HEADLAMP

Boasting an impressive 1200 lumens on max power and a burn time between 10 and 40 hours, the Silva Trail Speed 5XT Headlamp will light up the trails and transform your training this winter.

SEALSKINZ
SEALSKINZ WATERPROOF ALL WEATHER MID LENGTH SOCKS
  1. SEALSKINZ WATERPROOF ALL WEATHER MID LENGTH SOCKS

My personal preference for winter is to wear non-waterproof trail shoes with waterproof socks. These are designed to keep you dry and comfortable, whilst providing the right balance of warmth, breathability and waterproof protection.

THE NORTH FACE
THE NORTH FACE FLIGHT SERIES LIGHTRISER FUTURELIGHT JACKET
  1. THE NORTH FACE FLIGHT SERIES LIGHTRISER FUTURELIGHT JACKET

Designed to provide comfort and protection over long distances, this jacket is made from new FutureLight material, developed to be the world’s most advanced breathable-waterproof outerwear.

LA SPORTIVA
LA SPORTIVA CYKLON TRAIL RUNNING SHOES
  1. LA SPORTIVA CYKLON TRAIL RUNNING SHOES

The La Sportiva Cyklon trail running shoe is the ultimate performance shoe for off-road trail running on technical terrain. This shoe delivers the perfect balance of grip (8mm lugs), comfort, cushioning, stability and protection, all wrapped up in a stylish, comfortable package.

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