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Does anyone find that when they run with a cap on they get too hot? Ive always run with one on but do tend to get very hot and my partner mentioned to me after my race yesterday that i should run without one coz then all the excess heat can get out. It probably sounds obvious but thought i'd ask anyway:d .
 

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I wear one sometimes, but yes the heat gets trapped and you get hot. I used to wear one so nobody would recognise me trying to run! But I feel that I have come a long way since then. I wear one sometimes to keep my hair under control, coz it it's windy it comes out of my ponytail or if its absolutely P***ing it down to keep the rain off my head. I expect a few of the 'baldies' wear one, but then they don't have the added problem of hair making you even hotter.
 

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Don't normally wear one, but a baseball cap lives in my bumbag along with a jacket in case of rain. The visor keeps rain off my jam jars. Because I sweat an awful lot I always wear a headband which I can wring out at the end of a run - much to my partners disgust!
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I used to wear a baseball cap aswell but found it a nightmare on windy days, I just use wide hair bands to keep my hair back. :d
 

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i have different caps for different conditions!

on longer runs i find i wear one to start with till i get warmed up, then take it off, but often need to put it on later in the run when i've slowed a bit and start getting cold again!
 

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Wore a cap when I started running but found that I got so hot it was giving me bad headaches, ditched the cap soon afterwards.
 

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I've got an Adidas climalite one - I think it's designed for running. It's very light and allows breathing whilst the sweat drips away off the peak corners. Cost me about 11 quid. I bought it for summer only because I get cold ears in the winter and usually wear a hat. Whilst we're on the subject, can anybody shed any light on whether specialist running hats are any better than my cheap wooly hats from Poundzone?
 

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Ha so have i especially when i put my hair in a pony tail, they dont half sting when its cold.
 

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I dont like the feel of hats all together they feel too restricted and hot, makes my head itchy

Even skiing in Canada i hated wearing one and my ears nearly fell off because how cold it was :d
 

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headband came in handy at times. :d

even then it makes me itchy

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God i remember furry ear muffs in the 80's (brings back memories) :)
 

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actually talking about hats, we had competition one year to see who could get the best hat

i got a Reindeer one (toy not real) complete with antlers ... that looked good going downhill :d
 

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I've just noticed Granty is a moderator.......

I have a special running cap, which has vents to allow some of the heat to escape. I mostly wear it in the summer to protect my head from the sun (I'm ridiculously fair skinned) but I get hot and sweaty no matter what I wear.

Buffs are really good as they are really versatile - you can wear them as a hat, hair band, handkerchief etc.
 

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HA HA i was thinking that

may be the newest look on the fashion scene trinity, snail trail head bands :d
 
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