Cool Gear: Ashmei Lite Jacket

Add a bit of European style to your run

ashmei Lite Jacket $175

Take your run style to the next level.

With attention to every detail, including appearance, function and performance, this high-end British sports apparel company shows its knack for outfitting runners. The Lite Jacket is constructed out of a technical microfiber, elastic stretch fabric that moves with you. It is water resistant and windproof on the front face yet highly breathable, vented and flexible on the back panel. For safety, the shoulders feature reflective seam tape and the silicon gripper hem binding is also reflective. The five and a half ounce jacket packs into a mesh pocket, and has an offset neck zipper with a skin-friendly zip guard. It is also available in gray and slate blue.

Adam W. Chase
Adam W. Chase has run more than 150 marathons and ultra-distance races. At this point in life, he writes faster than he runs and also serves as President of the American Trail Running Association and works as a lawyer in Boulder, Colo.