Shopping for the runner on your list (or even for yourself!) can be a difficult task. We’ve sifted through ALL the gear on internet and found some of best gifts for runners outside of a pair of shoes. Choose your price point below and chalk up a Win for gift giving this season.
Gifts under $20
For those of you who suffer from your partner’s smelly running shoes and clothing, remodeez has a perfect gift for your partner. Remodeez makes a small nontoxic product to be placed in running shoes or along with smelly laundry that removes – not masks – everyday odors and moisture. It works by using a hypoallergenic, harsh chemical-free, item that absorbs and eliminates odor and moisture using a nontoxic activated charcoal derived from coconut husks. Remodeez offers four different sizes specifically made for footwear, home, on-the-go or auto for $10 and can be purchased here.
Darn Tough Socks
If someone you know is sick and tired of getting socks for the holidays, then these socks are the perfect gift. Backed by a lifetime unconditional guarantee, Darn Tough will replace all returned socks, no questions. With 10 different run-specific sock models ranging from no-show ultra light to half-length crew cushioned, Darn Tough makes quality running socks for every type of runner. Prices for run-specific socks are $15-$19 a pair and can be purchased here.
Multiple studies have shown that drinking caffeine prior to running increases performance and it’s completely legal, so why not down some quality coffee before you head out the door? Stoked Roasters out of Hood River, Oregon is the official coffee of the outdoors. Founded by Jax Mariash, an accomplished elite ultra runner, Stoked Roasters boasts several delicious blends, single-origin espresso and stoked sticks; instant coffee done right. Stoked Roasters will ship anywhere in the U.S. and can be purchased here.
Gifts from $20 to $99
Mudroom Quartable 18L
A quality running backpack has one important feature, separate storage for your running shoes. The Mudroom Quartable 18L offers patent-pending footwear pockets that separate dirty shoes from other items and is capable of carrying not one, but two pairs of shoes. Outfitted with durable 420d Ripstop Nylon, the pack stands firmly upright on its own and is hydration-bladder compatible. The Mudroom Quartable 18L is on sale for $65 and can be purchased here.
Decibullz Wireless Earphones
Finding those perfect-fitting pair of running earphones can be a real challenge. Everyone’s ears are uniquely shaped so why settle for a standard shaped earpiece? Decibullz wireless earphones delivers AptX high definition audio streaming through a custom molded earpiece specifically shaped for your unique ear. Simply heat the Decibullz thermo-fit earpieces in hot water and shape them to your unique ear shape for a perfect fitting pair or earpieces that will stay put. Decibullz earphones come in 7 different colors and are on sale now for $90 here.
Brooks Women’s Fly By Hoodie
Instead of a corny Holiday sweater, slip into one the most comfortable post-run hoodies made. The Brooks Fly By Hoodie is a relaxed fit, 100 percent polyester hoodie, combining comfort and style. The quilted design with flexible vent panels will have you reaching for this hoodie after every run. The Brooks Fly Hoodie retails for $98, comes in black, white and pink here.
No slip. No bounce. All polarized. All fun. This is the idea behind the coolest sunglasses on the market right now. Designed specially for runners, these Wayfarer style sunglasses won’t budge while running, provide UV400 protection, and best of all only cost $25 per pair. For a limited-time Goodr is offering Holiday Six-Packs which includes 6 of your favorite colors and pair of koozies. You can purchase the holiday six pack as well as every style here.
A perfect git for the traveling runner. Keep your items stable and dry during your run with this weather resistant waist belt with more then enough room to carry your phone, money, keys and few other items. The Zipper, Nathan’s best-seller, gets a make-over with more room and two weather-resistant zippered pockets. The Nathan Zipster retails for $30, comes in three colors here.
Patagonia Long-Sleeved Slope Runner Shirt
New for winter 2017-’18, Patagonia introduces this high performance seamless top providing superb moisture-wicking, body-mapping for higher breathability and next-to-skin comfort. It is made with Polygiene odor control to protect the top from smelling. The Patagonia Long-Sleeved Runner Shirt comes in three colors and retails for $69 here.
Gifts Over $100
NormaTec PULSE Recovery Boots
For those runners who train hard and take recover seriously, NormaTec PULSE Recover Boots are a must. NormaTec uses patented compression technology to enhance the body’s natural ability to recover, giving you fresh legs faster. Using NormaTec before and after training boosts circulation, rejuvenates sore muscles and increases range of motion. For a limited time, get $100 off and free shipping be clicking here.
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