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Men's Effusion™ Hooded Jacket

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Designed more like a running top than a rain jacket. This lightweight, 3-layer waterproof/breathable jacket breathes and moves like no hard shell could ever hope to. Use it for strenuous activities in snow, wind, rain and when breathability and stretch are as important as weather protection.
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Features & Specs

  • Breathable - -
  • Waterproof Technology - -
  • Weight: - 12.5 oz. / 353 g. -
  • Reviewers rated this product: - True to Size -
  • Good For: - Running / Training -


Designed more like a running top than a rain jacket. This lightweight, 3-layer waterproof/breathable jacket breathes and moves like no hard shell could ever hope to. Use it for strenuous activities in snow, wind, rain and when breathability and stretch are as important as weather protection.


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  • Close-fitting, athletic cut with a long-cut back for performance
  • Fully waterproof seam taped construction
  • DWR finish repels water
  • Reflective trim for visibility
  • Imported


  • Fabric Body: Active Solution™ 20D 3L Jersey
  • Body Fabric Content: 100% polyester


  • Center Back Length: 27" / 69 cm
  • Apparel Fit: Active
  • Weight: 12.5 oz. / 353 g.


Men's Effusion™ Hooded Jacket is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 27.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect for the Pacific Northwest Finally a jacket for cold rainy days that actually breaths and is waterproof. Also wore it in the cold and wind with a single layer underneath and with the hood it pretty much saved me. I took a medium (I'm 5' 11" 175) and it has the form fitting athletic fit I was looking for plus the orange color is high visibility.
Date published: 2014-03-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Made for running Hands down, the best running jacket I have ever owned. Great form and cut - I wear a large for a 5'10" 170lb runners frame. It is wind resistant for sure. Wearing it in 30deg weather with a base layer (and a thin one at that) is all I needed. It breathes like I could not believe, kept me warm, yet got the sweat out on a long slow distance run. Absolutely the best jacket I have ever owned. The best part, it is an all rounder running jacket - wind, winter and water are all good, plus the hood!! Just enough pockets. Only thing I feel will make this just unbelievable would be zipper vents.
Date published: 2014-02-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Bomber for the rain I've been running with this jacket for a few months now in the Portland area and it's been totally solid. I don't wet out--amazingly--and it keeps me dry and the cut is perfect. (I'm 6'1"/185/athletic build and like things really form fitting--probably between M and L but went M.) While it's put about five other rain jackets out of commission, it wasn't until a 15 mile trail run on some pretty wrecked single track last week that I decided that this thing the jam. Pouring rain, 30mph wind and I was warm and dry with a thin baselayer underneath. The other reviews are spot on: if you run in the rain on the regular, just get it. I'm actually blown away by this jacket.
Date published: 2014-01-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Ultimate Running Jacket Until now I have always been scared to run in a jacket. I had fears of overheating and having to carry it, being too sweaty, it rubbing me wrong, or the annoying swishy noises you can get from jackets. This is the first jacket I own that I can run in and it is a joy. Lightweight, stretch, looks sexy, and performs great! I use it to run in 35-45 degree weather, mostly in the evening with some wind, and all I wear underneath is a running shirt, sometimes a quarter zip. Have not tested in the rain, but am kind of looking forward to it. This jacket has really helped me continue my running in the winter. I have the black but really want the orange one now as well. The only improvement I can think of, and this might be winter specific, is that it would be nice if it had monkey thumbholes or a liner with thumbholes at the wrists,,,,but maybe I just need to buy gloves. I don't know. I wear a medium in this product. It is sized a bit small. I usually wear small in MHW. I am 6'1", 165 lbs, swimmers/runner build. Fits great and covers my arms well.
Date published: 2013-12-28
Rated 4 out of 5 by from for a runner's physique This jacket is super lightweight and unobtrusive on the body. The fabric has a substantial but flexible feel. I have not yet tested the waterproof quality but assume it to be as advertised. Sizing is definitely targeted to super-lean physique which does not allow for any layers underneath to provide additional warmth. It has no inherent insulation and I found it to be disappointingly chill for winter golf in Oregon. Great for a run but did not cross over for other uses.
Date published: 2013-11-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from goodbye hardshells By far the most comfortable, breathable, compliant, quietest and favorite, fully waterproof jacket i've ever owned. Almost feels like putting on a trusted old sweatshirt, and the cut and hand pockets resemble one. I have not tested it in day long deluges, and am a little skeptical about how it would hold up under extreme conditions, but if i was going to be out in a multiday/backcountry expedition in the cold and rain i'd break out the hardshell otherwise it seems doomed to the closet. For all other lesser endeavors this has become my go to...
Date published: 2013-11-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazingly Breathable The breathability of this jacket is spectacular. Despite the hood, I use it for biking. I overheat extremely quickly, so having a jacket that breathes was of the utmost importance for me. Even on longer rides, I can feel the significant difference in how this breathes compared to other coats that I've used in the past. The stretch and feel of the material is also perfect. It allows for a comfortable, yet fitted feel from a t-shirt up to a couple of bulkier pieces underneath. For winter use, this is awesome. The reflective hits are just an added bonus to everything. I've yet to use this in rainy weather, though I'm looking forward to seeing how it performs. Do yourself a favor; buy it and go for a run. You'll love it.
Date published: 2013-11-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazingly Unique Bought this running jacket in Highway Orange to be seen by those senior citizens that should not be behind the wheel. Don't waste your money on other jackets that claim to breathe but never seem to satisfy your needs. The Effusion keeps the rain off, the wind out and breathes like a race horse. I have worn this jacket on several long runs over just a short sleeve wicking top in windy 32 degree weather. I have NEVER felt so comfortable. Other wind and waterproof jackets always left me soaked on the inside after a vigorous outing. Best jacket I have ever owned in over 33 years of running! You may question the price, but the Effusion is well worth ever penny.
Date published: 2013-10-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Sick Jacket! This jacket is by far the best summer weight jacket I have ever had. The jacket is light enough that you can barely tell that it is even there. The waterproofing is great especially coming out of a jacket this size. Although I have not had it in any torrential down pours I still think it could hold its own. It will not keep you warm on its own. But on a cool brisk day below 35 degrees with a base layer you will be plenty of warm. With that being said I think it would be a nice addition to my ski outfit when you need a little bit extra warmth on top of your base layer. The only thing I wish it could do is pack into itself. Besides that it is the perfect jacket for all around use.
Date published: 2013-06-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent water-proof Jacket for intense activity It is excellent for what it is made for. I use it running, snow - shoeing, skinning, bicycling. It performed well in keeping me dry. I highly recommend it. its light weight, water proof , breathable, well made ( w/ one exception: the tabs at the end of the draw strings for the hood never stay on. I sent one jacket back and the same happened to the replacement !!..its annoying )
Date published: 2013-04-23
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