8 Comfortable, Cute, Bounce-Free Sports Bras For Running

Elizabeth Gulino

Running requires a little something extra from your sports bra. I can wear just about anything for a yoga workout; I can even get away with a just kinda supportive bra for a dance workout (though I might use my hands for extra support during high kicks). But when I run, I need a great, super supportive, supercomfortable, totally chafe-free, preferably cute bra. The stakes are high, and I can't afford any wiggle room. (Pun intended.)

For whatever reason — maybe because my standards are so strict — though I consider it easy to find a good pair of leggings or shorts and a solid pair of sneakers to wear on my runs, the right running sports bra has eluded me. Until recently, when I made it my absolute mission to find the best running sports bras created.

And that brings us to this list. Look no further. These sports bras will get you through mile one — or mile 20 — on your run, and they'll help you look cute doing it.

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<h2>Lululemon Run Times Bra High Support</h2> <br>It's made for running, and it works. The fabric is sweat-wicking and the construction offers plenty of support. It's made specifically for B to E cups.<br><br><strong>lululemon</strong> Run Times Bra, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fshop.lululemon.com%2Fp%2Fwomen-sports-bras%2FRun-Times-Bra%2F_%2Fprod9520104" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:lululemon" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">lululemon</a><br>

Lululemon Run Times Bra High Support


It's made for running, and it works. The fabric is sweat-wicking and the construction offers plenty of support. It's made specifically for B to E cups.

lululemon Run Times Bra, $, available at lululemon
<h2>Athleta Ultimate Printed Bra</h2> <br>I don't always run without a shirt, but when I do, I want a bra that looks cool. Enter: This cameo-printed option. I love Athleta because the brand never sacrifices quality and function for style. This bra's SuperSonic fabric has the right amount of supportive compression. (There's an A to C and a D to DD version.)<br><br><strong>Athleta</strong> Ultimate Printed Bra, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fathleta.gap.com%2Fbrowse%2Fproduct.do%3Fpid%3D531143012%26vid%3D1%23pdp-page-content" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Athleta" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Athleta</a><br>

Athleta Ultimate Printed Bra


I don't always run without a shirt, but when I do, I want a bra that looks cool. Enter: This cameo-printed option. I love Athleta because the brand never sacrifices quality and function for style. This bra's SuperSonic fabric has the right amount of supportive compression. (There's an A to C and a D to DD version.)

Athleta Ultimate Printed Bra, $, available at Athleta
<h2>Panache Sports Wired Bra</h2> <br>We've <a href="https://www.refinery29.com/en-us/best-high-impact-sports-bra" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:raved about this bra before" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">raved about this bra before</a>. It has an underwire, and it comes in sizes from B to J. We'll let a comment on that story speak for itself: "I was hoping to see the Panache bra here, it's the only bra I could find with enough support for over an H cup. Plus it's convertible!!! I ended up buying their High Impact line in a few different colors 'cause they're cute as hell too."<br><br><strong>Panache</strong> Sports, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.panache-lingerie.com%2Fus%2Fshop%2Fproduct%2Fsports-full-cup%3Fcolour%3D013" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Amazon" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Amazon</a><br>

Panache Sports Wired Bra


We've raved about this bra before. It has an underwire, and it comes in sizes from B to J. We'll let a comment on that story speak for itself: "I was hoping to see the Panache bra here, it's the only bra I could find with enough support for over an H cup. Plus it's convertible!!! I ended up buying their High Impact line in a few different colors 'cause they're cute as hell too."

Panache Sports, $, available at Amazon
<h2>Eleven by Venus Williams Lucky Bralette</h2> <br>Yes, it has "<a href="https://www.refinery29.com/en-us/best-bralettes-for-busty-women" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:bralette" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">bralette</a>" in the name, which doesn't exactly inspire confidence in terms of support. And no, it's not the most supportive bra on this list. But for a jog, I like it for its high neck, cross-styled back, and double lining — all of which add some security. Plus, the piping is cute.<br><br><strong>Eleven by Venus Williams</strong> Lucky Bralette, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Felevenbyvenuswilliams.com%2Fcollections%2Fsports-bras%2Fproducts%2Flucky-bralette-in-blue-nights" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Eleven by Venus Williams" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Eleven by Venus Williams</a><br>

Eleven by Venus Williams Lucky Bralette


Yes, it has "bralette" in the name, which doesn't exactly inspire confidence in terms of support. And no, it's not the most supportive bra on this list. But for a jog, I like it for its high neck, cross-styled back, and double lining — all of which add some security. Plus, the piping is cute.

Eleven by Venus Williams Lucky Bralette, $, available at Eleven by Venus Williams
<h2>Sweaty Betty Ultra Run Sports Bra</h2> <br>I don't want <a href="https://www.refinery29.com/en-us/2018/11/218003/under-boob-tattoos" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:my boobs" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">my boobs</a> to move a millimeter, but I also don't want sweat to gather inside my bra. The mesh panels in this Sweaty Betty option, which goes up to cup size G, are expertly placed in high-sweat areas, solving that problem for me. Bonus: Padded shoulder straps offer extra comfort.<br><br><strong>Sweaty Betty</strong> Ultra Run Sports Bra, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.sweatybetty.com%2Fus%2Fshop%2Funderwear%2Fsports-bras%2Fultra-run-sports-bra-SB308A_BeetleBlue.html" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Sweaty Betty" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Sweaty Betty</a><br>

Sweaty Betty Ultra Run Sports Bra


I don't want my boobs to move a millimeter, but I also don't want sweat to gather inside my bra. The mesh panels in this Sweaty Betty option, which goes up to cup size G, are expertly placed in high-sweat areas, solving that problem for me. Bonus: Padded shoulder straps offer extra comfort.

Sweaty Betty Ultra Run Sports Bra, $, available at Sweaty Betty
<h2>PRU Apparel PowerMoves Top</h2> <br>Who says your running gear has to be boring? Stand out with this fun, supportive sports bra for your next sweat sesh. Besides the cute print, it's a great basic, high-support bra.<br><br><strong>PRU Apparel</strong> PowerMoves Top, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.pruapparel.com%2Fproduct-page%2Fpowermoves-top" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:PRU Apparel" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">PRU Apparel</a><br>

PRU Apparel PowerMoves Top


Who says your running gear has to be boring? Stand out with this fun, supportive sports bra for your next sweat sesh. Besides the cute print, it's a great basic, high-support bra.

PRU Apparel PowerMoves Top, $, available at PRU Apparel
<h2>Nike Rival High-Support Underwire Sports Bra</h2> <br>This super supportive bra, which goes up to cup size G, has an underwire, plus molded cups, adjustable straps, and a compressive fit. Love it for a <a href="https://www.refinery29.com/en-us/cardio-hiit-workout-challenge" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:jump-heavy HIIT workout" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">jump-heavy HIIT workout</a> too.<br><br><br><strong>Nike</strong> High-Support Underwire Sports Bra, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.nike.com%2Ft%2Frival-womens-high-support-sports-bra-SPHQGV%2FBQ4128-693" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Nike" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Nike</a><br><br>

Nike Rival High-Support Underwire Sports Bra


This super supportive bra, which goes up to cup size G, has an underwire, plus molded cups, adjustable straps, and a compressive fit. Love it for a jump-heavy HIIT workout too.


Nike High-Support Underwire Sports Bra, $, available at Nike

<h2>Brooks Dare Racerback Run Bra</h2> <br>This reputable running brand recently reformulated their run bras, and I love the result. This option has adjustable straps and adjustable back clasps, for a super personalized fit, and it goes up to cup size G. <br><br><br><strong>Brooks</strong> Dare Racerback Running Bra, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.brooksrunning.com%2Fen_us%2Fdare-racerback-running-bra%2F350073470.0301C.html" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Brooks" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Brooks</a><br><br>

Brooks Dare Racerback Run Bra


This reputable running brand recently reformulated their run bras, and I love the result. This option has adjustable straps and adjustable back clasps, for a super personalized fit, and it goes up to cup size G.


Brooks Dare Racerback Running Bra, $, available at Brooks

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