16 Holiday Gift Ideas for Runners

Looking for a meaningful gift for the runner in your life? Want to send your family and friends a useful list of gift ideas for your inner runner? Here is a list of my favorite gift ideas that will put a little oomph in any runner's stride. Happy shopping?

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Baby Sitting Gift Certificate, Free

This is the perfect gift if you're on a strict budget but want to support that busy running parents in your life. Give the gift of time and babysit for their kids ,so they can run, train or travel to a race. It costs nothing but time, and they'll remember it for a lifetime.

The Wrist ID, $29.99

Never leave home without it. The Wrist ID brings an element of fashion and function to running with proper identification. The Road ID bracelet looks cool, comes in a variety of colors and can be customized with your personal information. The interactive version delivers crucial medical information for first responders in emergencies where you can't speak for yourself. 

Element Bars, $41.88

For the foodie who is looking for customized clean energy bars. Create your own personalized bars with the flavor and ingredients that best match your needs. Finally, a bar you can call your own. http://www.elementbars.com/

BodyGlide, $7.99

A must-have safety item for every runner. BodyGlide is an essential item in a runner's toolbox and runners can never have enough of it. It rolls on easily like a deodorant and alleviates painful chafing in high-friction spots without damaging apparel.

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Be Seen Running Apparel, $29.95

Finally, cool-looking reflective running apparel that allows you to be seen on any night run. They come in a variety of bright colors and styles for men and women and use 3M? Scotchlite? Reflective. You can even create your own custom reflective logo or design.

Running Jewelry, $26 and up

Nothing says, "Happy Holidays," like a little bling bling. These running necklaces, charms and earrings speak to the passion of a runner. It celebrates their journey stride for stride and is a symbol of every finish line past and present.

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