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Smartwool Women’s Cortina Jacket.

mophie juice pack plus. My iPhone battery notoriously dies when

The soft and silky Cortina Jacket has a moisture-managing, odor-controlling Smartwool interior lining and a lightweight outershell for max comfort during my daily runs. The jacket’s zip-up design blocks the spring wind from reaching my skin and its stretchy side panels amply allow for moving in my arms and across my chest. This jacket kept me warm while running in temperatures just above freezing this winter, and it’ll remain a staple in my running wardrobe through spring and into fall. $160; smartwool.com —Linda Doyle

I need it most, which I why I sought out the mophie juice pack as a powerful battery backup! Choose from the colorful lineup of protective cases (available for the iPhone 4/4S) and enjoy hours more talk time and music streaming between charges! Accessorize with mophie’s OutRide ($150) wide-angle waterproof mounting system to record, edit, and instantly share video via the OutRide app. $99.95; mophie.com —Sue Sheerin

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Staff Picks

Moving Comfort Serendipity Tank. It’s pretty great when a 64 year old gets compliments at the gym for her workout attire. That’s what happened to me when I wore the Serendipity Tank in violet. I need some breathing room around my rib cage, and this workout tank has room to spare. The lightweight material has a nice feminine feel, and the replaceable cups make me—a breast cancer survivor—look like everyone else! $58; movingcomfort.com —Linda Doyle

Osprey Mira. The daypack offers the hiking hydration features I need and the storage capacity for a full day outdoors. The 18-liter volume is plenty for me, but it comes in a variety of sizes and two rich, back-tonature colors. $139; ospreypacks.com —Mira Perrizo

KEEN Women Haven CNX. Love the look of KEEN shoes? Check out the new KEEN.CNX line debuting this spring and enjoy the low profile and lightweight features engineered into the classic KEEN that you’ve always enjoyed—the toe-protective ridge, contoured arch, secured heel, and underfoot structure to give you all the support you need. With it’s clean and simple design, the Haven CNX will meet all your needs from day hiking to regular urban strolls. $110; keenfootwear.com —Katherine Maguid

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We’re also voting the KEEN Verdi Mid WP ($120) as the go-to light hiker this year.

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Gore Running Wear Air 2.0 Lady Tights short ($60). There’s nothing comfier than these short tights during long runs on the road or on trail in warm weather. These shorts offer maximum ventilation and reduce friction with flat-lock stitching and a six-inch inseam. ensure With inside key pocket and a zippered back pocket for quick fuel, it’s great for race day or an evening workout, thanks especially to reflective print on the waistband and down the sides to outline your body for absolute visibility and recognition. For just as much comfort but more coverage and additional features, try the Gore

Running Wear Essential Lady Skirt ($70), which includes two

mesh side pockets and an outlet for your headphones in a flirty, relaxed style. goreapparel.com

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Spring 2013