Despite owning a drawer of retired race tees and shabby threads for workout sessions, you only truly enjoy running in a handful of shirts each time you pound the pavement. That’s because the best running shirts feature an athletic cut, technical fabrics that actually perform and plenty of airflow to keep you comfortable when your workout heats up. You wouldn’t think this combination of qualities would be so hard to come by, but it is.
For novice runners looking to upgrade from a classic cotton tee, and established competitors looking to add a little versatility to their kit, now’s the time to pick up a new running shirt. Below, we’ve gathered 10 of our favorites.