Now, each of us has a pile of face masks lying around. Your average surgical mask will work fine for a trip to the grocery store, but when tied up for a while Running around (Or any other Playing sports), You need something that’s designed for performance. A good running face mask won’t slip off as you move or limit your ability to breathe excessively, and it should dry quickly, wick sweat, and withstand multiple washes.
Here, we’ve rounded up our six favorite face masks. Whether you’re jogging fast for lunch or pushing for PR over the weekend, it will keep you safe without smothering you.
POV filter tube
The headscarves and face coverings worn by Buff were popular with runners even before the pandemic. This tube features a replaceable triple-layer filter, and the anti-microbial coating on the inner mesh prevents the formation of odor-causing germs. The polyester-elastane fabric quickly absorbs sweat, and the tube fits tightly over your nose and cheeks so you don’t fog your glasses while charging at full speed ahead.
Under Armor Sportsmask
Worn by all kinds of athletes, Under Armor’s bestselling face mask is packed with runner-ready features. Stretchy ear loops, an adjustable nose bridge, and five sizes ensure a perfect fit, while the Iso-Chill fabric stays cool even when you work hard. Open cell polyurethane foam near the mouth provides good ventilation, and the inner liner comes with an anti-microbial treatment to ward off bad smell.
BOCO Gear Performance X Mask
This running face mask is made of lightweight polyester fabric, and the notch in the inner plate can have a replaceable filter (Available in packages of 20) For more protection. The simple design for all types of running exercises, and it comes in a range of attractive colors as well.
Cloth StringKing Face Mask
Known for their lacrosse gear, StringKing also makes face masks that are suitable for workouts. They provide a great fit thanks to their choice of flexible ear loops: standard or adjustable (with a small rubber slider). Two layers of California-grown Supima cotton fabric hold wash after wash and give the mask a soft feel against your skin, although not as breathable as some synthetic fabrics. On the plus side, these masks are affordable – a great choice for storage.
At a weight of 3.2g, this mask is so light that you feel like you are not wearing it at all. The mask’s soft foam material is only 2mm thick and breathes well, making it ideal for high-intensity workouts like hill climbing or sprints. It also fights perspiration and maintains its shape even after being put in a pocket and stays fresh thanks to an antimicrobial treatment.
An essential outdoor research face mask set
This mask provides ultimate coverage without feeling smothered. Built-in nose cord and adjustable ear loops provide a secure seal around your face, fabric wicks sweat and resist stains, and are designed to accept replaceable filters for maximum protection. It’s also very tough: outdoor research has put rigorous tests to ensure resistance to stellar corrosion. The set includes one mask, three filters and a pouch for hygienic storage.
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