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Top 10 Christmas Gift Ideas for Runners

With Christmas fast approaching and the colder weather allowing some runners to take a break, we’ve compiled some of our favourite Christmas gift ideas for runners. Read on to check out our top 10 list.

Top 10 Christmas Gift Ideas for Runners

1. Tracer360 Visibility Vest
With daylight becoming more limited in some regions or countries when the winter season arrives, means it’s important for runners to take extra safety precautions to ensure you can be seen and alert drivers of your presence.

Tracer360 Visibility Vest

Tracer360 Visibility Vest

The Tracer360 is a lightweight visibility vest, which provides six different bright colours provided by an LED light. The visibility vest is powered by AAA batteries and provides up to 40 hours of use depending on which light mode you select. For runners that like to run during the evenings, the Tracer360 visibility vest is a must-have for anyone and with RRP of under $45, it’s reasonable priced too.

2. Running Belt
Smartphone, house keys, MP3 player and/or wallet – these are probably the minimum items most runners would take with them when going for a run. We’d think most runners would agree taking such items can be troublesome which is where the running belt comes in.

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Running Belt

Basically acting like a pouch or fanny pack, the running belt provides an ideal storage solution around your wrist that can store your Smartphone, house keys, MP3 player and wallet when you are out running. For under $11, this would be suitable for any runner that needs to take the essential items with them when running.

3. Reflective Ankle Bands
If you thought the visibility vest was useful but maybe a little too much, why not consider something like the reflective ankle bands, which provides reflective visibility light to alert oncoming car drivers.

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Running Reflective Ankle Bands

The reflective ankle bands simply strap around your ankles and off you go. For under $12, the reflective ankle band is an ideal Christmas gift for any runner.

4. New Balance Kids 888 Running Shoes
Why not get your kids into running by ensuring they have suitable running shoes. The New Balance 888 running shoes provide the comfort, cushion and colours to ensure your kid’s feet are protected.

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New Balance Kids 888 Running Shoes

The New Balance 888 is available in many different sizes and colours to cater to different personalities and styles.

5. Garmin Fenix 5 Plus
The Garmin Fenix 5 Plus is the ultimate GPS multisport that features a wrist-based Pulse Ox Acclimation sensor and heart rate monitor, colour TPOP maps, advanced performance metrics and can easily store and play up to 500 songs.

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Garmin Fenix 5X

We’d admit, it is quite expensive with prices starting from $549.99 for the 5 Plus Glass model to $999.99 for the 5X Plus Sapphire model but rest assured, any runner lucky enough to receive this has a Christmas gift will absolutely love it.

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6. Mizuno Men’s Wave Rider 20 Running Shoes
The Mizuno Wave Rider 20 men’s running shoes provides the prefect cushioning and enhanced responsive feel for runners to ensure smoother landings and heel to toe transition.

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Mizuno Mens Wave Rider 20 Running Shoe

Priced from $119.95, the Mizuno Waver Rider 20 features a treble-engineered mesh that increases breathability, movement and hold. Additionally, with a U4IC midsole foam that provides 33% more response and durability compared to the previous versions, the Wave Rider 20 would make an ideal gift for any runner.

7. Brooks Women’s Ghost 11 Running Shoes
The Brooks Ghost 11 is a soft, smooth and lightweight running shoe suitable for long distance, cross training, treadmills or roadrunners. The Ghost 11’s provides a medium to high cushion experience, which means it’s ideal for runners that like a soft very soft protective cushion.

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Brooks Womens Ghost 11 Running Shoes

Priced from $113.15, the Brooks Ghost 11’s is reasonable priced and is the one of the most highly rated running shoes available on the market.

8. Under Armour Men’s Tech Popover Hoodie
The Under Armour Men’s popover hoodie is the ideal workout outfit for all athletes providing a lightweight and loose fit, which is ultra-soft providing a more natural feel. On the technology side, the UA technology is quick drying and anti-odour technology, preventing odours from growing.

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Under Armour Men Popover Hoodie

Priced from $26.99 and available in a variety of colours and sizes, the Under Armour popover hoodie would make the ideal Christmas gift.

9. Jolt Gear Women’s Lightweight Hoodie
The Jolt Gear Women’s lightweight hoodie is an ideal workout top that is made from a unique polyester fabric that provides the comfort, breathability and absorption to ensure your workouts are effective.

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Jolt Gear Womens Lightweight Hoodie

Priced from under $28, the Jolt Gear hoodie is not only lightweight and stylish but also features anti-odour technology.

10. Firm ABS Women’s Performance Running Shorts
For women runners that plan to train indoors over the winter season, these Firm ABS performance running shorts are made from a combination of polyester, nylon and spandex providing comfort, feel and breathability to ensure your workouts are not interrupted.

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FIRM ABS Women’s Performance Running Workout Shorts

Priced from $9.99 and available in variety of colours and sizes, these performance-running shorts are one of the most popular running shorts available on the market.

What Christmas running gifts do you plan to buy? Please share your own Christmas gift ideas for runners with us below in the comments.