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Gotta Have It - My Running Skirts

When I read the topic for this week's Take It and Run Thursday, my running skirts instantly came to mind. I own one pair of running shorts, and my husband would probably say they are the ugliest item in my closet. He is not a fan of the shorts. So of course he is the only lucky person who sees me in them because they are my in-case-everything-else-is-dirty-and-I-am-running-on-the-treadmill shorts. That being said, I have one pair of running pants that were previously yoga pants, and they only come out on really cold winter days. And I mean really cold! Otherwise, you will find me in a running skirt. I have one skirt with compression shorts underneath and the others have briefs; I prefer the briefs. I have my favorite shoes, my favorite brand of socks, and a few shirts that stand out among the others, but the one thing I "Gotta Have" is a running skirt!


  1. Saw your shot block note. I cut those into small pieces and chew them, but I don't like to chew anything while running. I like to run with my mouth open and I don't like to eat with my mouth open! So I use gels or Gatorade most of the time.

    I haven't tried a skirt. I like running in shorts with a bunch of pockets to hold all my stuff.

  2. I love my running skirts! ALthough I've yet to try a "running skirt" brand running skirt..I hear they are great!

  3. I love skirts, too. I don't ever wear shorts anymore.


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