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Old 11-13-2014, 06:00 PM   #21
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I ran today 4 miles in 40 deg F weather. I used my biking tights and two long-sleeve bike jerseys, a knit cap, and gloves. I have polypropylene long johns for winter ski camping, too.

One can still wear tights or long johns and cover them with sweats or jeans.

Unlike the running tights shown by runningbum, my full-length tights are like bib overalls. They are not going to slide up or down at all. The ends of the legs have short zippers, so easy to pull on and off. And no air gaps at socks, but a good overlap instead.

Oh, before running I walked 4 miles with the dog. I just had jeans on, but did have a down vest on under my hoodie.

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Old 11-13-2014, 06:04 PM   #22
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Originally Posted by RunningBum View Post
Men's Running Pants and Tights | Running Warehouse has running/walking tights and pants, and if you click on one you get more details such as the temperature range they are designed for. My guess is that you want pants, not tights, but you could also get a pair of tights to wear under pants for colder weather. I probably use Running Warehouse 5 or more times a year for a few years now, and the two minor issues I had were quickly resolved. If you like their facebook page you can get an additional 15% off on most sales.
Thanks, RunningBum! I walk in all sorts of weather and have been looking for something much lighter than my Carhartts to wear this winter. Found what I think will be just perfect for me at Running Warehouse! After working outside for way too many years, I'm a huge fan of layering, so ordered pants, and tights to wear under them.
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dressing in layers is the key to staying warm. on the inside you need something to wick away the moisture from your body, something wind and waterproof on the outside.

I spent 32 winters outdoors, next to a river, for hours on end, most times washing tanks with high-pressure hoses. I wore multiple lighter layers, and stayed warm and toasty even down into the sub-teens. Most of the other guys wore one single heavy layer and about froze to death.

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Old 11-13-2014, 06:21 PM   #23
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I wear Cuddl Duds leggings and tops under my clothes in very cold weather if I am going to be outside for a lengthy period of time. I have two sets, bought at Kohl's.
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Old 11-13-2014, 07:04 PM   #24
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Some of you have mentioned temperatures, but none of you have mentioned cold weather. Please post your definition. Mine is < -30C. YMMV.
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Old 11-13-2014, 07:14 PM   #25
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How many miles do you walk in -30, Rick? LOL!

Cold is all relative, I think it's important to be comfortable, whatever that is to you, but not overheat. To me, fleece or flannel lined is only for when I'll be sitting, not constantly moving. I stay in shorts down to about 35, but I see others in tights below 50, and some in shorts down to 20.

There's a running thing in winter, to see who has the biggest number in miles run - temperature in F. My nephew did 42 (50-8) on Christmas Eve two years ago. I got 19 (50-31) a couple weeks ago, 31 being the low temp on a day that got over 40s for some of it.
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Old 11-14-2014, 03:04 PM   #26
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Old 11-14-2014, 03:06 PM   #27
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Originally Posted by WhoDaresWins View Post
I wear Cuddl Duds leggings and tops under my clothes in very cold weather if I am going to be outside for a lengthy period of time. I have two sets, bought at Kohl's.
Thanks for mentioning these! I just ran to Kohls and bought a pair of the leggings and a shirt. Unfortunately I can wear them right away, as we will not go above freezing here in the Chicago burbs for almost a week. %?!$&@/!!!! early winter.
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Some of you have mentioned temperatures, but none of you have mentioned cold weather. Please post your definition. Mine is < -30C. YMMV.
Yikes, that is crank up the furnace and hide under the blankets temperature. Walk? Not in that cold!
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Old 11-15-2014, 07:09 AM   #29
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I have a few pairs of sweat pants that are lined (not sure if its a fleece lining or something else), but they are very comfortable even down into the teens and won't make you overly warm inside.
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Old 11-15-2014, 07:20 AM   #30
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Any suggestions on brand or material for pants for walking in chilly (35-40 degree) weather?
I can't wait until we see 35-40 degrees again. Maybe in another 4 months or so.

I would just wear jeans. You can wear under armor under your jeans. Or a pair of pantyhose. If your mid-section and head are warm, the rest will be too.

You can also buy insulated jeans, which I have been wearing since our temps are generally in the 10-15 degree range when I walk in the evening when the sun is long gone.

Of course, long johns are always a time-proven clothing article that works.

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