Too cold for just a thin t-shirt? Too hot for a stifling jacket? We've been there - and found the solution. Gilets aren't a fashion statement but a practical solution to spring and autumn running in the hills, where the wind can chill you in minutes. Whether you opt for a thick, winter-proof version or a more lightweight layer is up to you. Undecided? Jen & Sim Benson, running couple and authors of Wild Running, have put the top 10 gilets for off-road running - for men and women - through their paces to sort the best from the rest.

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