The toque covers your ears and contains a little "set-my-ponytail-free window" so your hair doesn't stick to the back of your neck while running. It's moisture wicking and reversible, so you won't have a cold, wet head after a hefty workout.
Winter Running Tips from the Cold Weather Pros. These four tips are basic, but helpful. It's encouraging to know people CAN run out in the crazy cold. And I'm pretty sure SC winters aren't considered "crazy cold".