Running shirts are shirts that are specially made keeping in view the needs of professional runners. Running shirts offer a variety of features that make them ideal for runners; they are normally made up of a fabric that can quickly dissipate heat and moisture to keep the runners cool and dry, their fabric also provide protection form UV rays and many of them are made up of fabric that fights odor and chafing. There are a couple of manufacturers in the market manufacturing running shirts with different features. This article mentions some of the running shirts from popular manufacturers.
Patagonia Airius T-shirt: This shirt is made up of EVOH fabric that contains some ceramic component that helps keep the body cool. It is also made up of a breathable material which means that it can quickly draw any moisture away from your body. It also offers protection from UV rays and chafing. According to runners the best feature about this shirt is the comfortable fit great anti chafing properties. This shirt is available in the market for $46.
Pearl Izumi Fly Top: This shirt is made up of Polypropylene material that is effective at wicking sweat away from your body and also keeps you cool. It also blocks sun rays and chafing. It features mesh panels under the arms that provide extra temperature regulation. The shirt is also designed fashionably but it runs fairly small, and many runners commented that it felt a bit tight. So, buy accordingly. It is available for $75
Mountain Hardwear Colchuck Jersey: It is made up of Antimicrobial yarn in the polyester blend that is effective at drawing moisture away from your body and keeps you cool during warm temperatures. The fabric also has some odor fighting properties but do not claim to offer any sun protection. The shirt is fashionably designed with a zipper at front. The zipper gives the shirt a trendy look at also helps regulate temperature. Most runners commented that they were impressed at how effectively the shirt dried sweat and kept them cool. The shirt is available for $55.
You also do some research on different running shirts from different manufacturers before actually buying one. The choice of shirt should depend on your needs and your use i.e. if you are not a professional runner you don’t need to waste money on the most expensive shirt in the market with most features.