ACTIVE Running Holiday Gift Guide: Men
2015 ACTIVE Holiday Gift Guide for Men1 of 16
Check out these ACTIVE.com-approved gift ideas for your favorite running dude. He won't even ask for the gift receipt!
La Sportiva Kuma 2.0 Running Shirt$60 2 of 16
This ridiculously soft shirt will have you wondering if La Sportiva mislabeled it as running attire. The form-fitting design makes chafing nonexistent, and a body-mapped venting system keeps you cool during even the hardest of workouts.
Saucony Inferno Split Short$42 3 of 16
Who wears short shorts? Simple but effective, these classics will be your go-to shorts on race day—or any day, for that matter. Perforated front and back panels enhance ventilation, and extra wide leg splits allow for maximum movement.
New Balance Vazee Pace$109.99 4 of 16
This new offering from New Balance is a neutral, cushioning shoe designed as a fast-paced trainer. REVlite foam in the midsole creates a firm yet comfortable ride, and a bootie-style upper feels light and sock-like. Great for training and tempo runs alike, these colorful kicks will have you flying through your runs on the way to your next PR.
PRO Compression Socks$50 5 of 16
With a plethora of colors and designs, PRO Compression lets you either have fun or go understated with your compression. These full-length socks improve blood flow, resulting in more consistent performance and faster recovery.
Saucony Ridge Runner Sportop$105 6 of 16
If there was ever a question about whether or not you can pull off a mock turtleneck, this Saucony half-zip top feverishly nods its head. A wool blend fabric provides the warmth you need, and anti-microbial odor protection keeps the stink and germs at bay. A smartly placed vertical chest pocket lets you zip up your ID or keys.
Asics ASX Dry Tank$36 7 of 16
You can't go wrong with a super lightweight running tank, especially when it's made by one of the industry's best. The wide neck and armholes make for a chafe-free fit, and a mesh panel across the middle cools you down on hot runs. Available Spring 2016.
Brooks Greenlight Tight$95 8 of 16
For those men who aren't afraid to wear tights, these classic pants from Brooks are just the right stuff. Made from a wicking DriLayer Horsepower material (because we all need a little extra horsepower), you'll stay dry and cool from start to the finish line. Bottom zippers on the legs allow for easy changing... or just showing some extra leg.
Eddie Bauer Men's Quantum Short-Sleeve T-Shirt$60 9 of 16
The vents in this 100 percent polyester top are strategically designed to work with male sweat zones, keeping you cool. The vents open when you sweat and close when you're dry—talk about a smart shirt. This top is meant to fit close to the body, so get ready to show off your physique.
Under Armour Men's UA Illuminate Run Cap$29.99 10 of 16
This adjustable running hat will be your new favorite for day or night runs. With 360-degree reflectivity, you're sure to be seen from all angles in low-light conditions. The UA Storm 2.0 fabric and bonded seals repel water for all-weather training.
Saucony Dash Seamless Long Sleeve Shirt$60 11 of 16
Never have horizontal stripes looked this good. Warm enough to wear on its own in crisp fall weather, this top is also thin enough to layer under a jacket for colder temps. The seamless fabric is so comfortable, you may find yourself wearing it even on rest days.
Brooks Men's LSD Thermal Running Vest$110 12 of 16
This high visibility vest from Brooks has just enough insulation to keep you warm without any added bulk. Featuring retroreflective, water-resistant and windproof fabric, you can get out and run any time of the day or year. A vertical zipper pocket on the back lets you store your essentials securely and discreetly.
Bolder Band Bro Band$18.50 13 of 16
Perfect for the rise of the man bun, the Bro Band offers an American-made, high quality headband for the active gentleman. The stretchy elastic fabric is comfortable, breathable and slip-free during even the hardest of workouts, keeping sweat and longer hair out of your eyes.
Under Armour Men's UA Speedform No-Show Socks$12.99 14 of 16
Few things are worse than hot, sweaty feet during a run, especially since they significantly up your chance of blisters. Enter the Under Armour Speedform socks with a Moisture Transport System that wicks sweat and an anti-odor technology that ensures you can take off your shoes post-run without fear of losing friends. A seamless toe design and left/right construction make for the ultimate comfort and fit.
Asics Tier One Men's Running Jacket$250 15 of 16
This double-layered laminate jacket is seam-sealed and completely waterproof, protecting you from the harshest of winter elements. An inside media pocket with cord exit lets you bring along your tunes—and keep them dry in the process. A magnetic zipper garage near the chin doesn't scratch your skin like a Velcro feature. Available Spring 2016.