Best Running T‑Shirts: Summer 2020
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Best Running T‑Shirts: Summer 2020

What's the difference with a running T-shirt?

There’s no doubt – a good running short sleeve tee can change your life. It keeps you dry, fresh and chafe-free. Probably most of us have seen pictures of marathon runners with nipple bleeding marks on their T-shirt. Nope, we certainly don’t want that on our running tee! So, if you are active – you run, cycle, go to the gym etc. – you should consider a good technical short sleeve.

Check out the pick of our favourite short-sleeve running tees from the Spring-Summer 2020 collection: technical, lightweight and well designed!

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Best Men's Running T-Shirts

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Men's Odlo Seamless Element Tee
Grey £30.00

Crafted with an athletic fit, so it doesn’t restrict you. The cool graphic detailing will help you stand out from the crowd.

Best Women's Running T-Shirts

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Women's Ronhill Momentum Tencel Tee
Blue £27.00 £32.00

Combining Tencel, a natural fibre, with other technical yarns to hit the sweet spot between feel and performance.

Women's Gore Running R3 Tee
Navy/Blue £31.00 £43.00

A light and airy tee with a clean look, that's perfect for every outdoor adventure.

Women's Odlo Ethel Tee
Coral £32.00 £40.00

Intelligent blend of soft-to-touch, stretchable fabrics that sits comfortably on your skin, so you’ll stay light and fresh.

Women's Montane Blade Tee
Grey £30.00

The POLYGIENE®treated Apex PK fabric of this tee effectively wicks moisture and dries quickly.

Best Running T-Shirts to Prevent Chafing

If chafing is your main problem during your run, check out our selection of chafe-free short-sleeved tees! Seamless design and soft, technical fabric protect your skin from any irritation. Get ready for the smoothest and softest run of your life!

Salomon XA Camo Tee

Men's Salomon XA Camo Tee
Camo £33.00 £45.00

Soft, quick-drying fabric effectively expels sweat and rain water, for faster drying and minimum chafing.

Men's Odlo Blackcomb Pro Tee
Blue £29.00 £45.00

Body-mapped ventilation keeps you fresh. ZeroScent properties eliminate odour.

Men's Ronhill Infinity Marathon Tee
White/Grey £32.00 £40.00

Super soft yarn, “knitted in a tube” to create seamless fabric. Zero chafing – result!

Women's Icebreaker Sphere Tee
Ocean £44.00 £60.00

Lightweight, natural, performance from merino wool and Tencel® (a wood fibre).

Women's Ronhill Infinity Marathon Tee
Blue £32.00 £40.00

Unique “knitted in a tube” circular construction. No excess seams, hence superior comfort.
ODLO Blackcomb Pro Tee

Best Running T-Shirts for Hot Weather

Looking for the lightest and most breathable running tee for a warmer day? Check our our newest selection, and feel like you're wearing nothing! Designed to cool your skin, or with high UV protection.

Men's Odlo Zeroweight Ceramicool Tee
Blue £40.00

CERAMICOOL Dots technology fuses heat dissipating ceramics into the fabric, helping to cool the skin by up to 1°C.

Men's Helly Hansen Active Solen Tee
Ocean £20.00 £30.00

This tee is designed to keep you feeling dry on those hot summer days. Stay protected against the sun with the UPF 50+.

Women's Helly Hansen Active Solen Tee
Blue £20.00 £30.00

Feel dry and comfortable even in the heat. UPF 50+ sun protection.

Women's Ronhill Stride Tee
Purple £24.00 £30.00

This tee is made with fabric which is light, breathable and has a subtle mono-colour rib effect.

Best Running Race T-Shirts

It doesn’t matter if you’re a competitive runner or you’re joining races for good fun – you still want to feel light and fast in your running gear. Check out our selection of super light, breathable and motivational (yes!) tees to keep you right on track with your training and racing.

Men's Saysky Track and Street Tee
Ronhill Women's Stride Revive Tee

Best Budget Running T-Shirts

Don’t want to spend a lot on your running gear? We’ve got you covered! Basic, but still technical, lightweight and breathable options for every runner.

Men's Ronhill Everyday Tee

Women's Mizuno Impulse Core Tee
Grey £18.00 £22.00

Stay dry and comfortable in this high performance technical running tee, even during the hot summer months.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Can't I just run in a normal cotton T-shirt? 
A: Cotton material isn’t advised for any high-intensity activity because of its lack of moisture management and low breathability. Sweat is captured in it, which causes bacterial growth, a bad smell and rubbing against your skin.

Q: What is a technical fabric?
A: Material made from (usually synthetic) fibres, which are moisture-wicking, breathable and stretchy. Every year, more and more companies are starting to use recycled polyester for running gear production, which makes it a sustainable and eco-friendly choice. It's not only the content of the fabric, but the construction of the fabric that gives it technical properties.

Q: What is the best running shirt material?
A: Polyester or nylon are great for any high-intensity exercises. Some companies blend them with natural material like tencel, merino wool or linen for comfort and a cooling effect.

Q: How to care for running T-shirts?
A: We recommend washing all your technical clothes in 30 degrees, ideally with detergent designed for sportswear. Do not use any softener and remember to line dry your clothes.

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