Fun Running Gear
Shwings$8.95-$14.95 1 of 12
Your shoes will stand out at the starting line when you lace them up with a pair of Shwings. Inspired by the winged sandals from the Greek god Hermes, Shwings come in designs of wings, lightning bolts, hearts and even mustaches—and most in nearly every color imaginable.
Foot Notes$17 2 of 12
Add a bit of flair to your favorite running shoes with Momentum Jewelry's Foot Notes. The aluminum plates slip onto your shoelaces so you can always have your mantra nearby. Available wording includes "Beast Mode," "Finish Strong," and "Dig Deep." Custom wording is also available for $5 extra.
13.1 Half Marathon Wristband$25 3 of 12
Show off your favorite distance with a lightweight leather wristband from Athlete Inspired. The band, which comes in 6.5-, 7- and 7.5-inch options, can also be ordered to say "26.2" or "Run." It's sleek and simple enough to wear everyday so you're always linked to the road.
The Blerch Running Shirt$24.99 4 of 12
Fans of The Oatmeal running comic will love sporting the Blerch shirt. Running fanatics will love the Blerch, while your non-running friends may want to pick up the sport just to get their hands on one. This technical tee can be used for workouts or for sporting on your off-days.
Brooks Vanguard Shoes$84.99 5 of 12
Throw it back to the 1970s with Brooks Vanguard shoes. These are everyday shoes that pay homage to the classic running days of yore, with a bit of modern taste. This pair is cool enough to pair with jeans, shorts or even post-workout, and they're available in both men's and women's sizes.
OOFOS$39.95 6 of 12
It's the day after a tough workout or goal race and your feet need a little R&R. OOFOS absorb 37 percent more shock than traditional foam footwear, which means less stress and more support. They're lightweight and the perfect piece of footwear for post-race recovery.
Oiselle Slate Water Bottle by Miir$28 7 of 12
The Slate water bottle is a sleek addition to your daily hydration needs. The bottle features the Oiselle logo and the saying, "head up, wings out" to keep you motivated. For each bottle purchased, Miir promises to provide one year of access to clean water to someone in need. The bottle holds 27 ounces and is BPA-free.
Another Mother Runner Trucker Hat$20 8 of 12
You can wear this hat to work out, but you'll most likely want to save it for off-days because it's just that cool. The topper comes from Another Mother Runner, an online community of moms who hit the pavement and trails for their daily runs.
Run Hard Wear Trucker Hat$24 9 of 12
Run Pretty Far, a Seattle-based company catering to trail and ultrarunners, brings you the Run Hard Wear trucker hat. It's a casual cap that will keep your love of running on your brain. Trade in that old running cap you're wearing around town and don this trucker cap for a stylish look.
GoneForaRun.com Knee Socks$11.99 10 of 12
Add some pop to your legs with these knee-high socks from GoneForARun.com. Socks are available in a range of colors and designs, including stars and stripes, beer mugs and Christmas designs. Men's and women's sizes are available.
Hickies Shoelaces$14.99 11 of 12
Never tie your shoes again! These no-tie lace replacements are meant for giving you a tight grip during your run or strength training workout. You'll love them so much that you might trade in traditional cotton laces on all of your shoes.