Product Review: Saucony Vitarun Glove

Price: $30.00 USD



Last year when I made the commitment to winter running, (which, if you live in Toronto is a huge challenge sometimes); I knew I needed some gear to stay warm. In past years, I would stop running outside when snow hit the ground and start running again when the snow left. In the late fall/early spring months, my hands felt like they were literally about to freeze right off. I would combat this issue by pulling down my sleeve to create a fake-mitten, but that can only go so far.

My mom saved the day when she approached me last winter and asked me what I wanted for Christmas. Running gloves was the first thing that popped into my head, but I had zero idea what I wanted in a glove. Thank God my mom picked up these bad boys because they’ve literally changed my life! Here’s what I love about them:

-lightweight fabric that wicks away sweat but still keeps your hands warm

-touch screen compatible thumb and index finger pads on both hands

-reflective logo that’s great for night-time running

-water resistant (great for if it’s raining or snowing during a run)

and my personal favourite…

-a patch of fleece on both index fingers that’s perfect for wiping sweat and runny noses!

After having these gloves for a year, I can honestly say that I love them. I love how they’re super light, but still help keep my hands warm! The only thing I think could be improved is the touch screen compatible finger pads: sometimes you have to press a little harder than usual for your device to register the touch, but other than that, it’s amazing.

Running Fast, Lifting Heavy Approved: Yes! 100%.


-Running Fast, Lifting Heavy

8 thoughts on “Product Review: Saucony Vitarun Glove

  1. Very intriguing. I used to live outside of Cleveland, Ohio (not much milder than Toronto!), and when I did I used to do a lot of winter running. Winter trail running to be precise; which should probably be called winter trail falling. These gloves would have helped! I no longer live in such a harsh climate or run, but now I spend most of my time in an area where it’s almost always cold and rainy. I’ve been wondering how I can get gloves that are both warm and water resistant, and these look perfect!


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