14 Essential Holiday Gifts for Runners
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This light-weight shoe is perfect for the runner who likes to train fast. Every step will feel light and quick, but the shoe still provides comfort, shock absorption and a smooth ride.
>>Buy the Asics Gel-Lyte33
Check this out, too: New Balance Minimus Zero Trail
Adidas ClimaWarm Tempest
$90 2 of 16
This rugged, warm and durable shoe is great for road runners and trail enthusiasts alike. With a one-piece bootie upper, this shoe offers protection against the elements, and the deep treads provide maximum traction.
>>Buy the Adidas ClimaWarm Tempest
Check this out, too: Asics Gel Trabuco 13
Garmin Forerunner 610
$349.99 3 of 16
From calculating splits to customizing alerts, this touch-screen device will help athletes reach their goals. On top of GPS technology, this watch is also a heart-rate monitor.
>>Buy the Garmin Forerunner 610
Check this out, too: Timex IM Road Trainer
Thorlo Unisex Experia Running Sock
$17.50 4 of 16
Comfortable socks are a runner's best friend. Extra padding on the ball and heel of the foot provide maximum comfort.
>>Buy the Thorlo Unisex Experia
Check this out, too: Salamon XA Pro Sock
110% Overdrive Sox
$100 5 of 16
Fight off common injuries with ice and compression. The compression sock enhances circulation, and the ice sleeve fits comfortably over the sock for optimal recovery.
>>Buy the 110% Overdrive Sox
Check this out, too: Campagnolo Compression Socks
lululemon Men's Metal Vent Tech Long Sleeve
$74 6 of 16
Go from out on a run, to out running errands, without changing. He'll love the soft, moisture-wicking shirt; you'll love the odor-blocking fabric.
>>Buy the lululemon Men's Long Sleeve
Check this out, too: Craft PR LS Tee
Brooks Women's Essential Run Jacket
$49 7 of 16
Keep the warmth in and the wet out. This lightweight jacket provides protection against the worst Mother Nature has to offer, but is also breathable thanks to ventilation in the back.
>>Buy the Essential Run Jacket
Check this out, too: 66 North Laugavegur Vest
CW-X Insulator Endurance Pro Tights
$134.95 8 of 16
These tights do more than simply protect against the harsh winter conditions. In addition to the temperature-regulating fabric, the patented support-web provides stability to leg muscles, reducing recovery time.
>>Buy the CW-X Insulator Tights
Check this out, too: Craft Flex Straight Pant
Headsweats Race Performance Sports Hat
$20 9 of 16
Is a sweaty brow plaguing your runner? This hat not only provides protection against the sun, but the breathable fabric enhances comfort and wicks away sweat.
>>Buy the Headsweats Performance Sports Hat
Check this out, too: Asics Elite Run Cap
Yurbuds Inspire Pro
$59.99 10 of 16
There is nothing more frustrating than a pair of ill-fitting earphones. With an ergonomic design, flexible silicone materials and twist-in fit, Yurbuds provide superior sound quality and secure fit.
>>Buy the Yurbuds Inspire Pro
Check this out, too: Orig Audio Headphones
$20 11 of 16
This kinesiology tape enhances recovery and is great for the treatment and prevention of injuries. It also comes in fun prints like skulls, argyle and animal prints.
Check this out, too: Vila Accupressure Mat
Clean Bottle, The Runner
$24.95 12 of 16
Stop worrying about extra baggage and carry your fluids and MP3 player in one hand. A dry-store pouch also carries other belongings. The bottle has removable bottom that makes cleaning a breeze.
>>Buy the The Runner
Check this out, too: Stanley Nineteen 13
Zensah Smart Touch Running Gloves
$29.99 13 of 16
Runners no longer have to choose between frostbitten fingers or listening to music. The gloves need not be removed to operate music players thanks to technology in the finger pads.
>>Buy the Zensah Smart Touch Gloves
Check this out, too: Craft Performance Gloves
The Supernova With Wrist Attachment
$16.99 14 of 16
This ultra-bright light makes runners who prefer early-morning or late-night excursions easily visible.
>>Buy the Supernova
Check this out, too: Black Diamond Sprinter Headlamp
More Gift Ideas for Runners
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