Shipping deadlines are fast approaching, and if you’re starting Christmas shopping for your loved ones who love to jog, these gifts for runners will make the task that much easier. After all, the right running gear, like a durable pair of shoes and a high-quality sports bra, can make a good run even better.
Every runner has their own unique needs and equipment preferences, so we asked runners across the country what running gifts they’ve received in the past and loved, or what they’d like to receive this year. From warm-ups to post-run cool-downs, you’ll find a wide range of options for the best gifts for runners below. We include running tights, sports bras, hydration packs, sunglasses, running socks, massage guns, fitness trackers and snacks from Amazon, Lululemon, Therabody, Triggerpoint, Under Armour, Hyperice, Garmin, Nathan’s, Nike and further.
Find the perfect gift to treat your favorite running friend on his birthday or the holidays and help him get his heart rate up, whether he’s aiming to complete a 5K or just hitting some new PR’s.
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