Skip Nav
Try These Overnight Oats Recipes — All Under 400 Calories
2-Week Tone-Up
Printable Abs and Arms Workout — No Equipment Needed
Tone Your Arms and More With This Bodyweight Workout

Would You Run in a Dress?

I won't lie to you, I love running in a skirt. They are flattering, cool and not to mention cute. Plus there are many styles out there to choose from making it easy to find one your iPod fits into perfectly.
Originators of the current running skirt phenomenon, SkirtSports has just upped the ante and they are now making running dresses. The aptly named Footloose Dress ($62.50), comes in a variety of motivational bright and feminine colors and offers a built in shelf bra for support (A-cup through small C-cups only). Shorts are not provided, so if you plan to be active, footloose, and fancy free in your running dress you best pair it with your athletic undergarment of choice. You can buy a Footloose Dress (and shorts) directly from SkirtSports.

The concept of a running dress is certainly unique, but I am more of a separates gal. What about you . . .

Join The Conversation
trailrunner2 trailrunner2 6 years
NO! These are stupid. Why do you need/want to run in a skirt or dress when you can wear shorts. I can't envision ANY positives to this and hope the trend dies a quick death. This looks idiotic. I like wearing a run post-run, but definitely not during one.
ez413 ez413 6 years
I would definitely love to run in the dress ... sad it only fits up to a small c.. I'm a full D.
eleventhdr eleventhdr 8 years
yes i would run or do most anyhting in a dress or skirt and i'm a guy who just wants to be comfortable it still beats me why gous are denied the same right that women have to wear pants jeans and most all other kinds of male clothing but guys can not wear whay would make them comfroatable skirts and dresses for males. I have alwsys said why not and hey if it work's then why not i would wear a dress for mos anything. dresses for guys why not skirts for guys why not it sure makes a heck of a lot more sense then jeans and pants for guys loose cloth ing like this for males why not and then waht would you wear underneanth why silps of coures and why not women still do that and it would make a guy feel a whole lot better and you don't havce to be a crossdressere to do this but that just might help as well oh well! I want to wera dresses and skirts and what all and why not!
mld8929 mld8929 9 years
I totally plan on trying a running dress out. It looks cute and seems like it should be comfortable. I have no problem looking girlie while I run.
Silverlining10 Silverlining10 9 years
If it was more comfortable than a tank/tee with shorts, yes, I would. However, having to wear a skirt, which is long and constantly slapping against my legs PLUS shorts...TOO MUCH. My step-sister is a tennis player, and she's done it before, so I guess it's do-able!
aliceknitting aliceknitting 9 years
could you really have any credibility as a runner in a dress? I have problems not exposing myself when just walking in a dress, i can't imagine running in one...
GlowingMoon GlowingMoon 9 years
No, of course not. Wouldn't a dress or skirt naturally hike up when I run?? Or flare up at the back? I don't think a dress would work.
sugar_me_sweet sugar_me_sweet 9 years
i think i'll pass on this gym outfit because i don't want people looking at me
AnnieMarie AnnieMarie 9 years
Maybe if it was kind of a skort.
leeluvfashion leeluvfashion 9 years
Maybe however I tend to be a shorts/pants type of person.
ayuninur ayuninur 9 years
mirawilliams mirawilliams 9 years
people don't dress to run up here and this outfit would make me feel overdressed when I'm huffing my way through my route.
kurniakasih kurniakasih 9 years
That looks like a tennis outfit to me...
murdock99tx murdock99tx 9 years
I'm too non-standard shaped, to wear a one-piece like that; it would pull in all sorts of places. But I did recently get a running skirt, and I really enjoy it! It's actually a skorts; the moisture-wicking tight shorts underneath. LOVE.
emalove emalove 9 years
I'm not sure...I'd have to see how comfortable it was and how it looked on me. I'd consider it though.
aimeeb aimeeb 9 years
tlsgirl tlsgirl 9 years
I totally agree with skinnymarie. I feel like I would laugh at myself in this, which doesn't bode well for others thinking I'm a loon for running in a dress. I'd just feel way too ridiculous.
hippiecowgirl hippiecowgirl 9 years
I think this is adorable! I agree that people would stare and think it was weird, but I bet it'd be comfy.
Spectra Spectra 9 years
No way. I'm a shorts gal, 100%.
smart-blonde smart-blonde 9 years
I actually think it's pretty cute! I wish it had built-in shorts, though, like my running skirts do. But I'm larger than a C cup so the whole point is moot anyway.
DeviousMuse DeviousMuse 9 years
I love my running skirts (also made from this company). I have two pair, with the longer shorts attached on the inside. The great parts are the side pockets on each leg (perfect for my single key or iPod or room key when I'm exercising and traveling), and the fact that the shorts underneath don't ride up like traditional shorts, and are vented so I don't feel like I'm really running with 2 layers on.
AMP AMP 9 years
i think that my legs would rub together. i like the barrier of my shorts/pants inb/t my thighs when i run.
michlny michlny 9 years
i think the skirt looks silly too.....
Selena Gomez's Sexiest Moment of 2016 Poll
Who Will Nick Viall Pick on The Bachelor? Poll
Sexiest HGTV Star of 2016 Poll
Hottest Photos of Chef Franco Noriega Poll
From Our Partners
Latest Fitness
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds