Having been inspired by Rob's posts to buy a pair of running tights, I have finally actually used them
I bought them back in November, but up until now it really hasnt been cold enough to wear them, shorts have been fine.
I was back in Blighty for Christmas week, arrived Christmas Eve. I did my run around Draycote Water on Christmas Day morning, and as it looked very white and crisp out there, I decided to give the tights a try.
They certainly did keep my legs pleasantly warm. I wore my shorts over the top so as to avoid scaring children and small animals. Though at 8h00 in the morning on christmas day, there were not any children. Lots of squirrels and bunny rabbits though, and they seemed to largely ignore me
The run went really well, and I covered just under 10km.
What surprised me, was that although I didnt notice the tights whilst running, I did notice them while walking afterwards. They make my legs feel slightly bionic, and it's strange, but when I'm running, I dont notice the pressure they exert.
Anyway, I've kept wearing them since then, and will continue to do so until the weather warms up.
So well done Rob, I'm a convert too now