>Gears and Wears>Skin cancer and hat help?
Hello--I recently had a basal cell removed from my face and am looking for a longer than average brimmed hat for running. Most typical mesh/wicking hats have 2-3 inch brims, which can leave a good part of the face uncovered. I do longer distances and live and run at high altitude, so the sun is strong and I tend to sweat off a lot of sunscreen. Any ideas?
I don't have personal experience with this bad boy, but Headsweats.com specifically lists this as having more coverage.
I would run down the lane and into the night; Run so fast I swear my feet would fly; But the smell of the world came into my lungs; The sound of the gravel when my legs went numb; And my heart nearly burst right out of my chest...
If you don't care about looking a little goofy just find yourself a real hat (not a glorified baseball cap) and get on with life. I run every day at noon so sun exposure is a problem for me. I worry about my neck as well as my face so I wear a Tilley hat most days and got over the look a long time ago! Something like this ...
I'm always on the lookout for a full-face protection running hat and have yet to find anything that is run-worthy. Saw this after I read your post and believe it's a new product by a sun-hat company.
This company does make other hats for full sun protection and I've tried on a couple at a local store, but wasn't thrilled with them.
Should you find something in your search, please post here- I'm still looking for the ultimate sunrun hat.
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