Check out these not-so-romantic running gifts that will definitely make your sweetie swoon.
Hidrate Spark$54.95 1 of 12
Every runner needs hydration, but sometimes it's hard to remember to sip throughout the day. We're obsessed with this one-of-a-kind water bottle that actually lights up to tell you when you need to drink more. It determines your hydration needs and records your water intake by syncing to your fitness trackers, as well as an app. Plus, it relies on a long-lasting battery so you don't have to charge it. But the best part? It lights up to celebrate when you've met your goal.
Bound and Determined Sports Bra$60 2 of 12
Almost as sexy as real lingerie, this new design from Handful will inspire you to hit the roads. Handful is made for women who want to look as good as they feel. Their motto is "flatter, not flatten," and this bra does just that while holding female runners in place. The company also partners with breast cancer survivors. Cute, functional and helping other women en masse? That's something we can all appreciate.
Saucony Windproof Boxer Brief$30 3 of 12
There's a lot to be said for a woman who knows how to keep her man warm--and we mean really warm. These wind-resistant boxers help insulate and are a favorite among men living and running in colder climates. This Valentine's, don't go for normal boxers--opt for something he can actually use.
Bose SoundSport Pulse Wireless Headphones$149.95 4 of 12
Your partner's heart will pound with these wireless headphones from Bose. The SoundSport Pulse has a built-in heart rate sensor and promises to stay in your ears through the whole workout. What's more is that the comfort level is unparalleled--meaning they won't kill your ears like some wireless designs. Plus, it's Bose sound quality, so your darling can really get into the groove.
A Runner's Heart Shaped Box$1.50- $37.00 5 of 12
We know we said chocolate is a boring present, which is why we recommend getting a little creative by putting together your own heart-shaped box filled with runner-friendly goodies. Choose healthier candy, like Alter Eco Food's Quinoa Chocolate Bars, and then mix in these absolutely indulgent chocolate and espresso-flavored Gu's. If you've got a spare 10 minutes, you could make some energy balls and add them to this delectable package.
Fitwine15.99-19.99 per bottle 6 of 12
Sure, you could celebrate the romantic occasion with a fancy bottle of red, or you could savor a drink that actually aligns with your healthy lifestyle. Fitwine's fermentation process reduces sugar and calories. Get your lover their favorite: Cabernet, Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Grigio are all available.
Stemless Wine Glasses for Runners$14.99 7 of 12
If you're going for the wine option, don't forget the fine glasses. These adorable glasses from Wulf Creek Designs have measuring lines that tells you how much wine you can drink based on the distance you've run. Don't worry, it's just a guide--we won't judge if you go over.
Break Records Sweatshirt$55.00 8 of 12
For the tough warrior woman in your life, this long sleeve shirt in millennial pink makes a statement. The poly-cotton blend wide neck sweatshirt reads, "Break Records, Not Hearts," in purple. The design is also available as a tech T-shirt and in girls' sizes.
Roka Halsey Sunglasses$210 9 of 12
Help your S.O. look even more stunning on the run with Roka's latest shades. The Halsey's profile is ultra-cool, and like all Roka frames, they're super light and functional. The polarized lenses are durable, fingerprint resistant and have been put through the ringer in the performance lab. At 26 grams, you hardly know you're wearing them, making them the perfect race accessory.
Race EntryVaries 10 of 12
Nothing says romance like crossing a finish line hand-in-hand (or, let's be real, competing in the finishing chute until the bitter end). Find a local race and register both you and your favorite running partner. A beautiful gesture whether you're celebrating a true Valentine's Day or want to treat your bff to new #squadgoals on Galentine's Day. Let us help you find a fun run.
Athlete Recovery Sheets$275 11 of 12
Get a little frisky, then recover in these Under Armour recovery sheets. Made from the same Far Infrared technology as the pajamas Tom Brady swears by, these cotton-blend sheets promote sleep and claim to help the body recover faster. The fabric is designed for maximum breathability and ventilation--perfect for those suffering next to a sweaty sweetheart at night. The set includes a top sheet, fitted sheet and two pillowcases.
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