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Pirate Costume Guide for Running

January 20, 2017 by The Girls

Just because you’re a runner, doesn’t mean you can’t have a little fun, wearing costumes for running. Some of our favorite races are perfect for running in costume, in fact – many of them actually encourage it.

For example, if you are preparing to run any, or all, of the races during the Gasparilla Distance Classic, a pirate inspired running costume is a must. The key is looking for costumes for running ideas that you can actually run in. Luckily, we have some ideas that we think are perfect…

Pirate Running Costume

Yo ho! Yo ho! Is a pirate’s life for you? Creating your very own pirate running costume is pretty quick & easy. Here’s what you’ll need…

Pirate Running Costume Essentials

* {one} Gunnmetal Sparkle Headsweats visor
* {one} make or buy a “pirate inspired” tank top or shirt (we made ours using a freezer paper stencil)
* {one} pair of Red Sparkle Athletic sleeves
* {one} Gunmetal Sparkle Athletic running skirt
* {one} pair of Black and White Stripe Sparkle Athletic race legs
* {one} pair of Silver Wing Shoe Shwings

Pirate Running Costume Assembly

Assembling the Pirate running costume is pretty self-explanatory. But, if you want to make it even more realistic, or if you want to add a little umph! to your costume for running, think about including one or more of the following running costume accessories…

Pirate Running Costume Accessories

* {one} red pirate’s sash for your waist
* {one} pirate patch
* {one} fake mustache
* {one} pair of red running shoes.

Get NEARLY everything you need for the Pirate Running Costume here.

Pirate Captain Costume for Running

Is a pirates life for you? Do you have a hook for a hand? Are your favorite past times pillaging and plundering? If your answer is yes, to any of these questions, our Pirate Captain running costume is pretty quick & easy. Here’s what you’ll need…

Pirate Captain Running Costume Essentials

* {one} Red or Midnight Sparkle Headsweats Visor (we added a white feather plume)
* {one} red tank top or shirt
* {one} pair of Red  Sparkle Sleeves
* {one} Midnight Sparkle Athletic running skirt
* {one} pair of Red and White stripe Race Legs
* {one} pair of Gold Lightning Bolt Shoe Shwings

Pirate Captain Running Costume Assembly

Assembling the Pirate Captain running costume is pretty self-explanatory. But, if you want to make it even more realistic, or if you want to add a little umph! to your costume for running, think about including one or more of the following running costume accessories…

Pirate Captain Running Costume Accessories

* {one} pirate patch
* {one} fake mustache
* {one} white ruffly ascot
* {one} hook
* {one} pair of red running shoes.

Get NEARLY everything you need for the Pirate Captain Running Costume here.

Assembling any of these running costumes is pretty self-explanatory… but once you’re dressed, voilà! A quick & easy pirate inspired running costume DIY style.

Have fun creating your own costumes for running! For even more costumes for running ideas, check out our entire running costume guide.

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