REI Swiftland Running Gear Is Built For The Trails

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If you’re looking to kit yourself out for some summer running adventures on the road or trails, or perhaps to treat yourself to a new running outfit to wear for a summer race, then you need to know about the REI Swiftland range of men’s and women’s running apparel and accessories.

As well as stocking the latest and greatest in outdoor adventure gear and other running brands, the REI Co-Op also has its own range of high-quality, mindfully sourced, technical yet affordable running gear.

From tights, pants, socks and shorts to vests, tees, caps and hydration packs, you can kit yourself out in REI running gear from head to toe by selecting items from their Swiftland range, which are available in regular and plus sizes.

REI Co-op’s Swiftland running gear is made in Fair Trade Certified factories, using bluesign-approved materials, conserving resources and protecting the health of the environment.

For an added dose of versatility, many of these items are also ideal for other sweaty activities such as hiking, mountain biking, travel and other workouts – meaning they’re a smart buy for active people as you’re bound to get a lot of use out of them.

Here are our top picks when it comes to summer running outfits from their men’s and women’s range of apparel and accessories:

REI Co-Op men’s summer running outfit

REI Swiftland Mens Running Top REI Running Gear

Men’s Swiftland Running T-Shirt [$39.95]

Lightweight, breathable and airy for those sweaty running efforts, this men’s Swiftland running tee also features soft and non-chafing seams and reflective details.

It’s also available in a wide range of sizes, from Small through XXL and XXL Tall.

REI Swiftland Mens Running Shorts REI Running Gear

Men’s Swiftland Running Shorts [$54.95]

With cool, comfortable and sweat-wicking fabric, plus several pockets, these men’s Swiftland running shorts are just as at home on the trails as on your local paved route.

They’re available in sizes Small through XXXL and in both 7 inch and 5 inch lengths.

REI Swiftland Mens Running Hydration Vest REI Running Gear

Men’s Swiftland 5 Running Hydration Vest [$99.95]

For those hot, long summer runs, a running hydration vest is the best way to carry water, snacks and other essentials hands-free.

With plenty of space for items including a waterproof jacket, snacks and your phone, the Swiftland 5 men’s hydration vest comes with a water reservoir included and is a great value trail or long-distance road running companion.

REI Co-Op women’s summer running outfit

REI Swiftland Womens Running Tank Top REI Running Gear

Women’s Swiftland Running Tank Top [$34.95]

When you need a barely-there, lightweight running top to help keep you cool, this flowy, breathable running tank made with technical sweat-wicking fabric is a great choice.

REI Swiftland Womens Running Shorts REI Running Gear

Women’s Swiftland Running Shorts 5″ [$59.95]

With flat-sewn seams, a wide waistband, four-way stretch and that all-important built-in liner, these Swiftland women’s running shorts are perfect for when you need maximum movement and breathability on those hot summer runs.

The waistband also features two drop-in pockets and a secure zippered lumbar pocket for stashing your phone or other small valuables.

REI Swiftland Womens Running Hydration Vest REI Running Gear

Women’s Swiftland TT Running Hydration Vest [$130]

Ideal for trail running, this women’s-specific fit version of REI’s TT running hydration vest has plenty of pockets including a zippered rear pocket for stowing extra clothing or a hydration reservoir.

It comes with two 500ml soft flasks and features a snug, form-fitting fit for minimal bounce and a breathable mesh to help you stay cool.

REI Co-op running accessories

REI Swiftland Running Cap

REI Swiftland Running Cap [$26.95]

Trust us, you won’t regret treating yourself to a sweat-wicking running cap.

This stretchy, packable Swiftland running cap features a moisture-wicking headband, has UPF 30 sun protection and dries quickly to help you stay cool.

Available in light grey as well as black, this one-size cap will fit most and make the world of difference to your trail running enjoyment.

REI Swiftland Running Gaiters For Shoes Trail Running

REI Running Gaiters [$26.95]

These lightweight Swiftland gaiters are perfect for summer trail runs on rocky trails when you don’t want a rock or dirt in your shoe!

They attach to your trail running shoes and prevent stones and rocks from sneaking their way into your socks or shoes.

Available in black as well as a vibrant yellow.

As the founder of Trail & Kale, and seasoned marathoner & ultrarunner, Alastair loves bringing our readers independent running shoe reviews and gear insights to help you run your best. Learn more about Trail & Kale here.


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