When you give her these gifts, you can be sure she will love them all. From racing flats to stylish tights, high-performance jackets to massage rollers, we've curated this guide with the runner's whole body in mind.
Reebok Floatride Run$150 1 of 18
A steep price point definitely shouldn't stop you from putting Reebok's new versatile running shoe at the top of your Christmas list. It's designed with a knit upper that fits your foot like a glove, plus a supportive heel cup that Reebok perfected with help from a bra manufacturer to optimize comfort.
These shoes will go the distance and they're not just for runners; they're also a great cross training shoe. You can run to the gym in the Floatride Runs, have an intense gym workout and run home without any foot fatigue whatsoever. The cushion is made out of very lightweight pressure-set foam that maximizes your responsiveness to the ground. They're also pretty darn good looking.
Women's Stance Windy Crew Socks$18 2 of 18
You've probably heard runners talking about Stance socks and wondered, "What's the big deal?" Well, probably the running-specific cushioning, customized arch support for your right and left foot and overall great ride. Stance has singlehandedly made crew socks cool again and your runner will appreciate being a part of this trend. They feature stylish designs that feel great against your skin.
Saucony Racing Front Crop$65 3 of 18
The little racing crop is all the rage this year and will be a perfect addition to your runner's collection. This bra is as functional as it is cute and perfect for girls in need of medium support. Be chic in black or stand out in the teal-based multi pattern.
Brooks Canopy Jacket$150 4 of 18
Imagine being out on a run with your wind and water resistant running jacket. Then imagine that the sun comes out and you feel you have on one layer too many. This is a good coat, and you'd be damned to leave it out on the trail. But, you have miles and miles to go. What is a runner to do?
Brooks has given us all the best solution by making the Canopy Jacket fold up like a little sleeping bag complete with an elastic band for ultimate portability. Gone are the days of tying a cumbersome outer layer around your waist because now you can stow it on your upper arm for the rest of your run. This is a gift that any gal will appreciate, or a genius invention that you need to add to your own list.
Adidas Adizero Boston Boost 6$120 5 of 18
Fans of the Adizero Boston Boost 6, rejoice! New colors are out just in time to gift to your favorite Adidas fan--or to yourself. Runners who rock these Boosts love the lightweight cushion, springy toe-off and responsive cushioning and shock absorption. The knit upper is a feature intended to keep the climate inside the shoe nice and dry. They are a perfect racer, but supportive enough to take you through key workouts as well.
Saucony Bullet Tights$72 6 of 18
At just $72, you honestly cannot find a better running legging than the Saucony Bullet Tight. These will be the "little black dress" of her running wardrobe and her go-to chilly race-day favorites. The waist is medium rise and even though they don't hit all the way above the hip, they don't ride down either. They're cool to the touch when you put them on and wick your sweat on long, hot runs. The Bullet Tight has a large back pocket and two large side pockets for your phone and keys.
Brooks Cascadia Thermal Vest$110 7 of 18
f you're struggling to find the perfect fall running layer that will keep your runner warm but not sweaty, the Brooks Cascadia Thermal Vest fits the bill. While on the pricier side, this vest is well worth the cost simply due to the multitude of features packed into one very lightweight design.
The fit is snug enough that you don't have to worry about excess fabric hindering movement while out on a run. The stretchy fabric on the sides also gives a little leeway as you pick up the pace, and the hidden phone pouch inside the pocket means your runner can finally say goodbye to a bulky armband. Plus, for any wired headphones wearers, the zipper actually has a little notch to keep the wire tethered so it doesn't annoyingly whip around throughout your entire run. With its simple and stylish design, this vest is so comfortable that your the lucky recipient will probably wear it even when they're not breaking a sweat.
Garmin Fenix 5$329.99 8 of 18
If your runner has been very good, give her the gift of accuracy and enhanced training with the Fenix 5, the multisport GPS watch with wrist-based heart rate, advanced fitness features and interchangeable bands. Ideal for the woman who does more then just pound pavement, the GPS can be used to track rides and swims. Additionally, if she's racing for more than 24 hours and needs to recharge while on the go, this watch can do just that.
It's easy to install and use, and its interface, Garmin Connect, is a runner's dream. Workouts are automatically uploaded and recorded via Bluetooth and then are broken down into digestible metrics to help you judge and measure your performance. Plus, it loads directly to Strava. If she needs a deluxe GPS watch with lasting battery power, put this under the tree.
Adidas Studio II Duffel Bag$65 9 of 18
If you need a bag to go from work, to a run and to the yoga studio, this is it. The functional pockets and soft strap make it the perfect duffel to grab and go. In addition to the regular pockets for phone, keys and clothes, there is a separate exterior pocket for your sweaty gear and shoes.
On Cloud X$140 10 of 18
For the fit woman always on the move, On has made the Cloud X shoes—a light sneaker at just 6.6 oz—that transition from the gym to the roads. The upper offers flexible mesh that moves easily through squats and lunges but keeps the foot grounded through the miles. The ankle gives support for lateral movements. Note that the shoe is meant for runners with a stable, high arch who enjoy neutral cushioning.
Adidas Primeknit Hooded Tee$110 11 of 18
The greatest long sleeve for the season is seamless, breathable and perfectly shaped. This isn't just your average running layer--every woman needs something this stylish and comfortable for those colder runs. She'll be able to put up the hood and make use of the thumbholes for extra coverage.
Nathan Chroma Steel Ombre$20 12 of 18
A water bottle should be your runner's best friend--except for you, of course. But really, this stainless steel container keeps cold liquids cold and hot liquids hot for days, thanks to the 18/8 double-wall construction. You can also kiss sweaty, condensation-laden bottles goodbye—this one promises to stay dry.
On Comfort T-Shirt$59.99 13 of 18
A good T-shirt is sometimes just what a girl needs on the run and On delivers with this super soft, sweat-wicking top. While it may seem like a basic shirt, the silhouette of this cotton-performance material blend tee is delicate and feminine. It pairs nicely with her favorite running tights and will look as good as it feels. Bonus, it has a side pocket for fuel or phone storage.
R8 Roll Recovery Massager$119 14 of 18
We can nearly guarantee that the woman runner in your life needs to be pampered, and while this massage roller may not look like a spa day, it could be even better. Let her muscles recover with this intense roller. The springy plastic self adjusts to various leg sizes and targets the hamstrings, IT-bands, glutes and shins.
Icebreaker Vertex Half Zip Flurry$140 15 of 18
Every girl needs a present that gives her that warm fuzzy feeling...or is just warm and fuzzy. This 100 percent Merino Wool half zip is the most luxurious running layer she will receive this holiday season. It can act as a standalone piece on milder days, or as the best base under your running jacket when it's freezing cold.
Icebreaker Pom Beanie$45 16 of 18
Classically cute, this pom hat is essential for cold-weather runs. Give this cable-knit style wool-mixed beanie to your favorite runner just before a Jingle Bell 5K or New Year's Eve fun run and she'll be cozy all the way to the finish. It's soft, delightful and will keep the wind from whistling through her ears.
Nike Epic Lux Tights$120 17 of 18
If your favorite female runner hasn't run in Nike's Dri-Fit tights yet, she should definitely give them a whirl. It's the best material when it comes to wicking sweat away from your skin. But there's even more to love in these tights: the reflective design, the large back pocket, plus two smaller pockets to stash keys and a high waistband that is both flattering and comfortable