This Reflective Adidas Jacket That Keeps Runners Safe by Being ‘Very Easy to See In the Dark’ Is Now 50% Off


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Between family, work, and errands, if you’re a runner, the best time to run is sometimes simply whenever you can. That often means early in the morning or late at night. Sometimes it means running when it’s rainy or windy. In either case, a running jacket will keep you warm, dry, and comfortable.

Despite how much your body wants you to bundle up, runners know it doesn’t take long to get warm, so a lightweight layer is often the best option for a cold morning run. Adidas’ Own The Run Jacket is a light jacket designed with running in mind, and it’s on sale at REI. Typically $95, this jacket is available for $47, or 50% off. The price is even lower at Adidas directly, but stock appears to be dwindling. 

Adidas Own The Run Jacket, $47 (was $95) at REI

Courtesy of REI


The jacket comes in a blue/black or white/black abstract print resembling swirling smoke or shallow water. While it’s sure to turn heads and attract compliments during the day, more importantly, it’s visible at night. The stripe logo on the chest and the three-stripe motif on the arms are reflective, keeping you more visible to drivers in the evening or before dawn.

The full-zip jacket features a stand collar and elasticated cuffs for protection from the wind. A drop-tail hem also provides extra coverage when you bend to stretch or kick up dirt with your shoes. The durable water-repellent (DWR) coating offers lightweight but breathable protection from water so you can run with confidence on overcast days.

The jacket is made from recycled polyester as part of Adidas’ sustainability initiatives. The fabric is a dobby weave, giving the outer a pleasant textured hand feel. The jacket features a single secure zippered chest pocket that can be used to stash a phone, wireless earbuds, or your house keys, though the jacket lacks hand pockets.

Shoppers liked the jacket for its visibility at night, with one writing that it was “very easy to see in the dark.” Another agreed, writing that it was “highly visible” and “reflective for night runs.” Reviews of the jacket mentioned the lightweight fabric as a selling point, with one shopper writing, “It’s light and comfortable.” Another summed up the appeal of the jacket, writing that it’s “loose enough so it doesn’t stick to my skin, lightweight, and easily visible to warn other drivers.”

Shoppers also appreciated that the jacket could be used in a variety of settings, with one writing that it was a “fantastic jacket for the serious runner or just going out on the town!” Biking, walking, and gym workouts were all mentioned as good uses for the jacket.

If you’re looking to make chilly morning and evening runs a little bit easier, consider picking up this stylish, light running jacket for nearly $50 off. 

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