AIRIUS RUNNING HAT
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AIRIUS RUNNING HAT
When the spring cloud cover burns off, running hats help cut the sun’s glare — and can even make a rakish fashion statement.

AIRIUS RUNNING HAT
Pluses: Mesh siding, soft headband, quick drying, glare-reducing under-bill, form fitting, cinch strap, three sizes (S/M/L). Minuses: Visor could retain shape better. Three colors. $22. (800) 638-6464, www.patagonia.com

Text by Scott Doggett
Photos by Eric Boyd ()
IRONMAN PODIUM HAT
IRONMAN PODIUM HAT
Pluses: Glare-reducing black under-bill, stiff visor, fleece-like headband, quick drying. Minuses: No adjustable strap, one size (L-XL). Two colors and no-logo options. $26. (877) 437-9328, www.headsweats.com ()
TAKLAMAKAN CAP
TAKLAMAKAN CAP
Pluses: Glare-reducing black under-bill, form fitting, excellent shape retention, quick-drying fabric, Velcro cinch strap, cool mesh siding. Minuses: None. Six colors, four sizes. $26. (888) 467-4327, www.orgear.com ()
CASHMERE VISOR BLACK
CASHMERE VISOR BLACK
Pluses: Prevents long hair from sticking to sweaty neck, catches skull sweat, no seams. Minuses: No way to adjust fit; tiny visor lets sunlight hit eyes; it’s not made of cashmere (probably a good thing). $23. (888) 276-2833, www.buffusa.com ()
P-HAT NAVY HAWAII
P-HAT NAVY HAWAII
Pluses: Adjustable strap, reversible (solid-color interior). Minuses: Short visor, only cap tested that was washer/dryer unfriendly, slow drying, no wicking action, just one size (L). Four patterns. $20. (800) 262-9909, www.bulabula.com ()
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