Kit review: we test the Karrimor X Lite range

Get the most out of your workout with the latest Karrimor technical run kit. We put the X Lite range to the test.

Kit review: we test the Karrimor X Lite range

As the summer running season hits, we tested out the brand new X Lite ladies running collection by Karrimor. New DRX technology ensures fabrics are unbelievably lightweight and breathable, with superior sweat-wicking ability.

The range is available in blacks and greys but also in more original and funky colours, so you can look great and feel comfortable on all your runs. We found the collection to be great value everyday running kit.

Karrimor X 2 in 1 running shorts

We love these two-in-one Karrimor X 2 in 1 running shorts; a great choice for racing or speed sessions. They feature a base layer in the form of super soft and stretchy cycling shorts – perfect if you like wearing short shorts but are prone to the odd bit of chafage.

The racing shorts attached as a top layer are incredibly lightweight, silky and flatteringly cut. The wide stretch waistband is particularly comfy. And, as an added bonus, there’s a zip pocket at the back. So many running shorts are lacking a secure pocket so this is a really welcome feature.

Karrimor tempo sports bra

The Karrimor tempo sports bra stood the run test for us, it offered a comfortable fit and yet plenty of support. The higher crew neck at the front is great as it stops any upward bosom movement from happening. And the minimal racer back with breathable mesh panelling was particularly appreciated on runs in very hot weather. A great value sports bra to add to your running kit rotation. 



Karrimor X racer running t-shirt

A silky soft, comfortable and flattering t-shirt, the Karrimor X racer running t-shirt features DRX technology, meaning it’s super effective at wicking away sweat. The underarm mesh panels were a welcome addition for a little armpit ventilation, and reflective touches are great for low light conditions. We loved the berry colour with contrasting pink panels.

Karrimor X lite t-shirt

We went for this V-neck, short-sleeved Karrimor X lite t-shirt in a fun bright pink. The super light weight breathable mesh material means this top feels like it’s barely there, and yet manages not to be see-through. It’s great for hot weather; you can feel the breeze cooling you down right through the material of this t-shirt and sweat dries almost immediately.

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