Top 10 Running Gifts for Christmas

Looking for the perfect running themed Christmas gift? With Christmas just around the corner, it’s that time of year again where you either love or hate running during the winter season. It’s also that time of year where you need to start thinking about what Christmas gift or present to buy.

Whether you’re looking for the ideal running gift for someone else or just looking for Christmas gift ideas for yourself that you can hint to your partner, family or friends, we’ve compiled the top 10 running gifts for Christmas to make Christmas shopping easier.

Top 10 Running Gifts for Christmas

1. Garmin Forerunner 220
The Garmin Forerunner 220 is recommended for anyone that wants a mid-range GPS sports watch to work straight out-of-the-box. The Garmin FR20 features a light and study wristband, high-resolution color-display, built-in accelerometer for tracking distances and pace and Bluetooth connectivity, which can be paired with your iPhone.


Garmin Forerunner 220

The Garmin FR20 is available with and without a heart rate monitor and is priced from approx. $249.99 and $299.99 respectively. Available color options include white/violet or black/red, which should appeal to both men and women. You can read our detailed review of the Garmin FR20 here.

2. ASICS Men’s Gel-Nimbus 15 Lite-Show Running Shoe
The ASICS Gel-Nimbus 15 running shoe provides runners with a sleek and the famous stable performance that ASICS Gel-Nimbus range is known for. The Gel-Nimbus 15’s features upper FluidFit, midsole FluidRide and outsole high abrasion rubber, providing extra support and durability.


ASICS Men’s Gel-Nimbus 15 Lite-Show Running Shoe

Priced from approx. $80, the ASICS Gel-Nimbus 15’s is affordable and perfect for runners with high to normal arches and under to moderate overpronators. The shoe also provides a glow-in-the-dark reflective style that enhances visibility when running at night or in other low light conditions.

3. Garmin Forerunner 620
The Garmin FR620 is a high-end GPS sports watch that features a responsive touchscreen color display, recovery advisor, race predictor and VO2 max estimator, which allows runners to train smarter. As well as allowing you to easily track distances and pace, users can also track their heart rate with an optional heart-rate monitor.


Garmin Forerunner 620

The Garmin FR620 is priced from approx. $399.99 (without heart rate monitor) and $449.99 (with heart rate monitor). Available color combinations include black/blue and white/orange. For more information, you can out our detailed review of the Garmin FR620 here.

4. Fitbit Flex Wireless Activity and Sleep Tracker
The Fitbit Flex activity and sleep tracker allows anyone to track their daily activity in order to get the motivation to get out and be more active. Aimed at everyone that wants to be more active, the Fitbit Flex is a slim and stylish device that allows the wearer to track their steps, distances and calories burned.

Fitbix Flex

Fitbix Flex

As well as tracking your daily activities, the Fitbit Tracker also allows you to monitor how long and well you’re sleeping and can even wakes you silently in the morning. Available in many different colors and priced from approx. $99, the Fitbit Flex is recommended for anyone that is looking to be more active.

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5. FlipBelt
The FlipBelt is a fitness belt that allows you to easily tuck in your phone, keys, gel packs or credit cards or whatever you may need during your workout session via the internal pocket system. The FlipBent is made of machine-washable Spandex-Lycra blend material and features no buckles, which eliminates chafing and skin irritation.


Flip Bent

Priced from $27.99, the FlipBelt is a simple and fashionable solution for any runner that wants to securely store and take their items during a workout.

6. Tuvizo Reflective Vest
Recommended running gift for anyone that runs in the evening or in low-light conditions, the Tuvizo Reflective Vest provides the wearer a highly visible vest that is lightweight, versatile and comfortable to wear for running, cycling or hiking.


Tuvizo Reflective Vest

The Tuvizo Reflective Vest can easily be adjusted to fit a wide range of body sizes or types and is priced from approx. $27.99.

7. Compression Pants/Tights
Made from high performance fabrics, these compression pants/tights from CompressionZ are designed to keep runners warm during colder temperatures by using compression technology that improves blood circulation and promotes faster muscle recovery, which minimises the risk of injury.


Compression Pants

Priced from approx. $69.95 and available in a variety of colors and sizes, these would make the ideal gift for anyone that is looking for warmth, flexible mobility without chafing or skin irritation.

8. ASICS Women’s GEL-Kayano 20 Running Shoe
The ASICS GEL-Kayano 20 offers runners a mixture of stable support and stretchy comfort, which is ideal for a neutral to overpronating stride runners. Made from synthetic material, the GEL-Kayano 20 features FluidFit upper and FluidRide midsole that adapts to the runners feet and provides the ultimate combination of cushioning and durability.

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ASICS Women’s GEL-Kayano 20 Running Shoe

The ASICS Women’s GEL-Kayano 20 Running Shoe is priced from approx. $75 and available in a variety of different colours to suit everyone’s taste or style.

9. Balega Running Comfort Socks
Priced from approx. $11.99, these Balega running comfort socks feature hand-linked seamless toe for comfort and a specially constructed mesh panel that efficiently ventilates to keep your feet cool and dry.


Balega Running Comfort Socks

The Balega Running Comfort Socks also feature a high tab heel that ensures the socks stay in place, which reduces chafing and skin irritation. The Balega socks are available in a large variety of colors and sizes.

10. LifeSpan TR 1200i Folding Treadmill
For people that want to avoid the winter weather but wants to continue running indoors, the popular LifeSpan TR 1200i Folding Treadmill might be the answer. The 2.5 horsepower folding treadmill has a biomechanically deck suspension system that supports weights of up to 300 pounds (approx. 136 kg) and features a clear and multi-coloured LCD console that provides time, calories, distance and speed tracking.

Running Gifts: LifeSpan TR 1200i Folding Treadmill

LifeSpan TR 1200i Folding Treadmill

Priced from approx. $1,499, the treadmill includes an easy-to-use folding frame and features several training programs such as weight loss, healthy living, sports training and heart rate programs. Perfect Christmas gift for anyone looking to stay fit over the winter season.

What running gifts do you want for Christmas? Share your wish lists with us below in the comments.