Product Review – Asics top and shorts

A few weeks ago I received an email from Andrew Jackson from Millet Sports asking if I would like to review some new running gear. I’m always happy to try new gear out so was happy to accept.

I chose a long sleeved seamless top and 7′ running shorts.

Asics Gear

As soon as I opened the package and tried it on Katrina’s first comment was, ‘you could wear that as a casual top’ so that was a good start.

The top is really comfortable and very light. The first time I wore it I was heading up to the Gleniffer Braes for an 11 mile off road run. It was quite cold and windy so I took a jacket in my bag and I expected to need it.

I was quite surprised that the top kept out all the wind and I didn’t need my jacket. It rained for a while but the top very quickly absorbed the rain and it was dry again.

I’ve worn the top a few times now and I have found really comfortable to run in. It is a good fit but with enough room for movement. I haven’t had any issues with chaffing or rubbing which is a key factor in a running top for me.

Here are the details of the top ….


Product Code: 260142_firstsport

Stay comfortable when you’re covering long distances with this Men’s Long Sleeved Seamless Top from ASICS. Innovative Motion Therm technology provides optimal body temperature so you can push yourself to your limits. Seamless fabric and supportive upper panels provide a chafe-free fit for maximum comfort mile after mile. Finished with a reflective ASICS logo to aid visibility when running at night.

– Motion Therm technology
– Seamless fabric
– Reflective ASICS logo
– Style Code: 1346050904

I like slightly longer shorts especially for my longer ultra runs so these are ideal. The shorts are very light and comfortable to wear and more importantly to run in. There is a very small zipped pocket which fits a key.

The shorts I chose didn’t have side pockets which I prefer but maybe other models do have pockets.  They are now firmly in my running shorts drawer and I’ll be wearing them regularly from now on.

Shorts details ….


Product Code: 260150_firstsport

Optimise performance with the ASICS Men’s 7 Inch Running Shorts. Motion Dry technology wicks away sweat from the skins surface where it evaporates keeping you cool, dry and comfortable start to finish. The ergonomic fit allows greater range of motion, while the elasticated waistband provides a secure fit.

– Motion Dry technology
– Mesh fabric
– Rear side zip pocket
– Reflective elements
– Style Code: 1340930904

Thanks to Millet Sport for a chance to try and review the top and shorts.

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