Top 15 Best Christmas Gifts for Runners

Top 15 Best Christmas Gifts for Runners

Do you have runner friends and you are fretting over what to get him or her this coming Christmas. Now is the perfect time to get your gifts online if you want to get them on time before the Christmas rush. Order early to avoid disappointment.

Running is a simple sport but there are always gadgets and accessories that can make running or training for a race more fun. Personally, I love getting ANY running related stuff because it makes me look forward to using them for my next run. Trust me, ask any runner and you will realise how much we appreciate such gifts.

Therefore, I have compiled a list of items that are bound to excite runners of every level. If you do not find any gift below that is suitable, feel free to visit Amazon’s Sports Gift Guide for more sporting selections.

1. Garmin Forerunner 230

Hands down the best gift you can get any runner is a GPS running watch. Get him a Garmin Forerunner 230 and he will put you in the BFF category for a while (at least until the next Christmas). The Garmin Forerunner 230 is one of the best GPS running watch you can get in the market right now. It has a good screen under the bright sun, long lasting battery, excellent GPS capture in seconds.

Click Here to Buy

2. TomTom Runner GPS Running Watch


For runners who are looking for a cheaper alternative, look no further than the TomTom Runner GPS. This is a no frills GPS running watch that can satisfy most runners. The size of this watch can fit perfectly on your wrist and it is very comfortable. GPS, lightweight, waterproof – most important of all, the price of this running watch is unbeatable.

Click Here to Buy

3. Run Fast. Eat Slow.: Nourishing Recipes for Athletes


Every runner knows how important eating the right food is to improving your runs and timing. However, do you know what and how to eat right? Run Fast. Eat Slow. by world-class marathoner and 4-time Olympian Shalane Flanagan and chef Elyse Kopeck will blow your mind with over 100 recipes. Start eating right today.

Click Here to Buy

4. GU Original Sports Nutrition Energy Gel


Going for long distance runs mean that you need some food to replenish those lost energies. This is where these GU energy gels come in handy. You have many delicious flavours such as strawberry banana, salted caramel, tri-berry and more.

Click Here to Buy

5. Bondi Band Solid Moisture Wicking Headband


This is one of my essential running accessories because I sweat A LOT. This simple sweat band by Bondi Band is inexpensive and it can absorb most of my sweat without getting too heavy. I find myself able to concentrate more on my runs now that I don’t have to wipe my sweat from time to time.

Click Here to Buy

6. Foxelli USB Rechargeable Headlamp Flashlight


For runners who love to run in the early morning or late at night, visibility can be a serious issue because you can’t see clearly in the low light conditions. Having a running headlamp can help guide you safely along running trails and tracks. What’s unique about this Foxelli headlamp is that it is rechargeable using USB and it can provide up to 30 hours of constant light in a single charge! Goodbye battery.

Click Here to Buy

7. Running Sunglasses


This is a pair of highly affordable sunglasses that is suitable for your daily runs. Forget about spoiling your expensive running sunglasses for doing runs. This pair of sunglasses is of premium quality, comfortable and lightweight that offers you maximum UV 400 for an active lifestyle.

Click Here to Buy

8. Bose SoundSport in-ear headphones


If you can’t survive your runs with music, Bose SoundSport in-ear headphones will be perfect for you. These headphones are made for exercises because they sit right outside of the ear and will never come out despite how rigorous the activities are. The music is loud and clear thanks to the sound enhanced by the exclusive TriPort.

Click Here to Buy

9. FlipBelt

Say goodbye to armbands and fanny packs because this Flipbelt has plenty of room to hold your phone, keys, cards and other essential items when you go on your runs. This is a convenient belt for runners who are not looking for a bulkier running waist pack.

Click Here to Buy

10. Nathan Trail Mix Hydration Running Belt


This Hydration Running Belt is suitable for runners going on longer distances runs. There is a zip pocket with key ring clip and front stash pouch for gels and fits up to iPhone 6 plus. Not only that, speed fit holsters provide easy, one-handed, on-the-fly access to hydration and nutrition.

Click Here to Buy

11. TriggerPoint GRID Foam Roller


Injuries are the absolute worst nightmares for any runner. Therefore, a foam roller is key to help prevent injuries. This is a patented foam roller design that offers a superior, multi-density exterior constructed over a rigid, hollow core.

Click Here to Buy

12. Compression Performance and Recovery Socks


These socks are excellent for recovery after your runs. They can help to reduce running injuries by giving you quicker recovery and give you better performance as well. Not only that, Vitalsox socks has the patent on the ideal compression to provide the maximum boost to your circulation.

Click Here to Buy

13. Balega Hidden Comfort Athletic Running Socks


No runners can ever have too many pairs of socks because who can resist a cute pair of socks. Hello Balega socks, these are so comfortable that you have no idea you are wearing any socks at all. The heel tab even helps prevent the sock from slipping into your running shoe.

Click Here to Buy

14. Bodyglide Original Anti-Chafe Balm


Chafing is the worst if you ask any runners who faced this issue before. Apply Bodyglide Anti-Chafe balm before you get dressed, on thighs, neck, arms, and anywhere skin is rubbed. They are made with allergen free, plant-derived ingredients and they are vegan approved.

Click Here to Buy

15. ProForm 505 CST Treadmill


This is the ultimate Christmas gift one can get a runner, especially if you are living in a place that rains all the time. A treadmill is ideal for runners who hate to miss a run or two due to rainy or cold weathers. The ProForm 505 CST Treadmill has a large LCD console display, compatible music port for iPod, and a built-in heart rate monitor that maks it easier to track your progress and stay motivated to achieve your goals.

Click Here to Buy

 

 

9 Comment

  1. Batya says: Reply

    Thanks this is a great list of awesome gifts in all price ranges to get for a friend or family member who loves running!

    1. Will says: Reply

      Hi Batya

      Thanks for the comment!

  2. Arthur Siew says: Reply

    I definitely love number 11. I hate injuries and it always put me out of commission.

    1. Will says: Reply

      Yah a Foam Roller is a must use for every runner.

  3. The article has really peaks my interest. Iwill bookmark your site and keep checking for new tips.

  4. SUPERB Post.thanks for share..more delay.

  5. Really excellent post, I definitely adore this site, keep on it.

  6. Hi there! This post couldn’t be written any better!
    Reading through this post reminds me of my previous room mate!

    He constantly kept talking about this. I will forward
    this article to him. Pretty sure he will have a good read. Thank you for sharing!

  7. Emma says: Reply

    Really great post, I certainly adore this website, keep on it.

Leave a Reply