Spring is marathon season and also the time when people emerge from hibernation and social calendars fill up. Balancing your training load with socializing is challenging, but we have rounded up some clothing to help you get the job done. The running crop top is a re-emerging trend in running clothing that allows you to go straight from your run to your social engagement. These versatile tops will help you keep your running goals on track while maintaining your social life.
5 crop top suggestions for heading from run to bar:
New Balance for J. Crew Performance Crop Top: This crop top (pictured left) comes in navy and cherry print. The top/bra hybrid has New Balance’s “dry” fabric which wicks away moisture, making it the perfect top to wear around post workout.
Lululemon Break Free Tank: Available in dragonfly (sea foam green) and black, this two-in-one piece is a bra that doubles as a top. So no need to pack an extra layer.
Titika Active Steph Top: This colour blocked crop top is high fashion meets running. The meshed panelling gives you coverage and ventilation so when you get warm, this top keeps you cool.
Nike Pro Women’s Training Top: Available in grey and green, this t-shirt crop top has a fully mesh back providing a sleek look and breathable fabric.
Under Armour Breathe Lux Perforated Mid: This long line sports bra boasts a “second skin” feeling and has added compression to withstand the impact of running. Available in black and formation blue (pictured).
New Balance Intensity Crop Top Bra: Available in indigo, black and rose this crop top has a zipper detail on the front. The fitted silhouette means this top functions as either a layered or stand alone piece.