There are only two things that gloves need to wear: Keep your hands warm and do not make them sweaty. Everything else – reflective patterns, conductive fingertips – does not mean anything if they can not do that. However, this is not easy to achieve since gloves that are light and breathable are not thick enough at the beginning of a run, while heavier fabrics can produce unpleasant wet palms after 20 minutes. Waterproof gloves are best avoided as it is almost impossible to find those that are breathable enough to keep your hands from getting as wet as from the rain.
So we set off on a simple mission – find running gloves that keep your hands warm and dry. Here are these gloves.
Gore Windstopper Thermo Gloves
Windproof, water-repellent and, above all, really warm, these gloves keep your gloves out of winter that gets in your way. They are also breathable to avoid unpleasant sweaty palms that ruin the beautiful feel of the brushed lining.
Buy at Gore | £ 59.99
Under Armor Storm Run Liner Gloves
These tight-fitting gloves will be you all need most of the British winter. However, if the conditions really do get worse, they are also slim enough to slip under another couple. Touch-friendly materials, as well as index and middle fingers, allow you to control your device without exposing your hands to the elements. There is also a soft felt strip to wipe off sweat.
Buy from Under Armor | £ 26
Kalenji Running Tactile Gloves
They are not the warmest gloves on this list, but They are by far the cheapest, so all the bargain hunters are content who do not intend to run outside in sub-zero temperatures. The forefingers and thumbs have conductive stains to operate touchscreens, and reflective logos on the back of the gloves.
Buy from Decathlon | £ 4.99
Proviz Pixelite Performance Running Gloves