26 Sports Bras Marathon Runners Swear By

If you’ve ever run, and especially if you’ve trained for a race, you know how important it is to have a comfortable, well-fitting sports bra. No matter your chest size, if your sports bra doesn’t fit correctly, you can end up dealing with all kinds of discomfort on a run, from bouncing (ouch) to chafing (also, ouch). Trying to get through a run without a good, supportive bra that’s right for your chest size can be really distracting—and not in a good way.

For many runners, finding the perfect bra isn’t exactly easy. So we asked a bunch of seasoned marathoners, both professional and recreational runners, to share their top picks. Here are the 26 styles they rely on for support from that first training run through race day.

1. Lululemon Free to Be Bra, $48

“I’m a B+/C- cup and have tried all the bras at Lululemon. I always come back to this one for running, even though it’s made for yoga. I love that this bra is lightweight, simple and minimal in the back and that it comes in a wide selection of colors and patterns to choose from.”
—Ada Castro, runner in Houston, Texas

Buy it: $48, shop.lululemon.com

2. Nike Motion Adapt Bra, $65

“This sports bra was a go-to when I was breastfeeding earlier this year, as it gave me additional support on my runs.”
Gwen Jorgensen, 2016 Olympic Triathlon gold medalist

Buy it: $65, nike.com

3. Oiselle Bae Bra, $52

“The material is so comfortable that it doesn’t really feel like a sports bra, and it also doesn’t chafe. I also often wear it all day under casual tanks.”
Teal Burrell, two-time Olympic Marathon Trials qualifier

Buy it: $52, oiselle.com

4. Lane Bryant High-Impact Sculpting No-Wire Sport Bra, $70-$80

“Thanks to this bra, I was able to say goodbye to wearing double or triple sports bras. This is the only one I need. Everything stays put with no chafing!”
—America Davis, Reno, Nevada

Buy it: $70-$80, lanebryant.com

5. Saucony Rock It Bra Top, $38

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