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The Best Running Sunglasses

Protect Your Eyes With These Running Sunglasses

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Updated November 22, 2013

Whether you're running in the snow or hot weather, it's important to protect your eyes from the sun. You can't go wrong with any of these top running sunglasses.

Oakley Half Jacket Polarized Sunglasses

Oakley Half Jacket Sunglasses
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Many runners swear by Oakley's top-selling Half Jacket running sunglasses. They offer the 100% UV protection that you need, and they're also comfortable and lightweight. Half Jackets also feature interchangeable lenses, so you can adapt them to different light conditions.
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Tifosi Slip Sunglasses

Tifosi Slip Sunglasses
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Tifosi Slip sunglasses come with three interchangeable lenses, so you can change them based on light and weather conditions. The large shield lens are ventilated for increased airflow and anti-fog functionality. They also feature 100% UVA & UVB protection, as well as Glare Guard glare reducer to decrease eye fatigue. The hydrophilic rubber nose pieces and adjustable temples provide a secure, comfortable fit.

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Adidas Supernova Sunglasses

Adidas Supernova Running Sunglasses
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These running sunglasses offer anti-fog control and a traction grip that makes them feel very secure on your head. With no frame around the lens, your view is absolutely free of obstructions. They're so lightweight and comfortable that you may forget that you're even wearing them.
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Bolle Bolle Vigilante Sunglasses

Bolle Bolle Vigilante Sunglasses
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The frames of Bolle Bolle's Vigilante running sunglasses are made of nylon, so they're lightweight and flexible. They also include rubber nose pads and temple tips to provide ultimate comfort and security while you're running. The sunglasses' polycarbonate lenses are also super lightweight and exceed ANSI requirements for UV protection. The scientifically engineered coating on the backside of the lens eliminates backside glare to reduce eye strain.
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Adidas Shield Sunglasses

Adidas Shield Sunglasses
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The Adidas Shield sunglasses feature polycarbonate, zero distortion polycarbonate lenses, zero distortion, as well as traction grip on the temples to prevent slippage. The completely rimless, one piece lens is sleek and stylish, making these running sunglasses perfect for wearing before and after your runs.
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Optic Nerve Omnium PM Sunglasses

Optic Nerve Omnium PM Sunglasses
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The Optic Nerve Omnium PM sunglasses offer many great features, despite an inexpensive price. The lenses automatically change colors as you move from indoors to outdoors. And with a light 3.5-ounce frame, you'll barely feel them on your face.
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Oakley Minute Sunglasses

Oakley Minute Sunglasses
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The Oakley Minute Sunglasses deliver wrap-around protection like big sunglasses, but they do it in a smaller package. These sunglasses are perfect if you have a smaller face and find that most running sunglasses are just too big on you. These stylish shades are a great choice for runners who want to wear their running sunglasses all day. The shatterproof Plutonite lenses have a glare-reducing Iridium coating and feature a tint that's ideal for bright conditions.

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Rudy Project Rydon Sunglasses

Rudy Project Rydon Sunglasses
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A favorite brand among runners, Rudy Project blends cutting-edge ergonomic features with advanced materials to create these super-lightweight, versatile, high performance sunglasses. The Rydon running sunglasses' Quick Change Technology allows a rapid lens replacement to adjust to any light condition (additional lenses sold separately). Another great feature is the sunglasses' no-slip nosepiece, which can be adjusted with two soft interchangeable, aerated Megol rubber pads for a perfect fit. The soft Megol temple end-pieces can be fully adjusted 360-degrees by applying gentle pressure for ultimate comfort without pinching.

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