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Must-have items for spring running

From sneakers and windbreakers to watches and socks, this is the gear you need to prepare for whatever "spring" throws at you

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Photograph: Courtesy of Under ArmourWomen's Poseidon Storm hoodie, $75, at Under Armour 
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Photograph: Courtesy of ZapposWomen's Nike Dri-Fit filament capri, $48, at Zappos
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Photograph: Courtesy of ZapposWomen's Merrell Trail Glove Ascend GTX shoes for women, $160, at Zappos 
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Photograph: Courtesy of RunOutletBrooks Women's Podium Long Sleeve Distance Top, $15, at RunOutlet
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Photograph: Courtesy of Under ArmourMen's UA Imminent Run Jacket, $80, at Under Armour  
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Photograph: Courtesy of RunOutlet.comTYR Men's 7" running shorts, $16, at RunOutlet
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Photograph: Courtesy of ZapposMen's North Face GTD Wind Briefs, $40, at Zappos
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Photograph: Courtesy of SalomonSalomon SpeedCross 3 Trail running shoe, $125, at Backcountry
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Photograph: Courtesy of BalegaBalega Hidden Dry 2 No Show sock, $11, at Socks Addict
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Photograph: Courtesy of TimexIronman Easy Trainer 2.0, $100, at Timex 
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Photograph: Courtesy of RunOutletX-1 Audio Surge All Sport waterproof earphones, $35, at RunOutlet
By Korey Huyler |

Like most of the country, you've probably been trapped in your home for five straight months as the craziest winter in more than 40 years ripped through the United States. Running outdoors has been impossible. According to the experts, temps are expected to rise slowly in the next few weeks, but experience has taught us to prepare for anything and everything. Here are the running clothes and gear that will help you stay dry and warm—no matter the elements.

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