Holiday Giftaway: 9 Gifts For the Runner

If you’re close to someone who is super into running, you know just how much of their time and energy is put into logging miles each week. So when it comes to giving them a gift this holiday that they’ll actually use, it’s a no-brainer that anything to do with their favorite workout routine is a sure winner. 

Chances are, your running pal likely already owns the basic necessities, like running shoes, accessory arm bands and packs. So get creative this season with some of these unique, useful and memorable gifts for the pavement-pounder in your life.

Enter our Holiday Giftaway Contest and you can win these gifts. Here’s how to enter:
-Step 1: Pick your favorite products below. 
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-Step 3: Let us know you repinned! Under each “Win It” section below, there’s a link to give us your name and email address. You must fill out the form to be entered. We will contact you if you win! 
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Tales From Another Mother Runner

 

Andrews-McMeel-Universal---Tales-From-Another-Mother Runners can relate to each other’s challenges and triumphs, but who knows best? Moms, of course. This novel, written by two moms who run, tells it like it is, from half-marathons to husbands. 
Gift ItTales From Another Mother Runner, $11
Win it: Pin this product here and add your name here to enter to win.

Knuckle Lights


Knuckle-Lights---Knuckle-Lights-1For the runner who trains in the dark, it can be hard to find a solid light to lead the path ahead and protect her from oncoming cars, cyclists and potential attackers. Most on the market are big and bulky and bounce up and down with each stride. Enter these knuckle accessories, which shine at 45 lumens on high power, comparable to most headlamps. Not only will she love the thoughtfulness, but you can rest easy knowing your running bestie is safe. 
Gift It: Knuckle Lights from KnuckleLights, $40
Win It: Pin this product here and add your name here to enter to win.

Wulf Creek Designs Runner’s Stemless Wine Glass

Wulf-Creek-Designs---Runner-Wine-GlassesGift your running buddy with a well-deserved “cheers!” You can even customize these stemless wine glasses with a personal inscription.
Gift It: Runner’s Stemless Wine Glass from Wulf Creek Designs/Etsy, $30
Win It: Pin this product here and add your name here to enter to win.

A One Month Membership to ClassPass

 

giftcard_blogWith races and marathons galore, your runner friend needs all the love and support she can get. Show her how much you care by giving her ClassPass, the easiest (and most fun!) way for her to cross-train and prepare for the big day.
Gift It: One month subscription to ClassPass, price varies 
Win It: Pin this product here and add your name here to enter to win.

Jabra Sport Pulse Wireless Earbuds


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Your running friend definitely owns headphones, but these are about to blow those old ones out of the running (ha!). These earbuds — made for athletes — connect via Bluetooth and offer two companion apps that not only track her physical profile, but also perform a calibration test to help keep tabs on her progress and goals. Oh, and did we mention that they come with their own simulated voice that chimes in to give her updates (sorry, Siri).                                                        Gift It: Jabra Sport Pulse Wireless Earbuds from Jabra, $200
Win It: Pin this product here and add your name here to enter to win.

A One Month Membership to StrideBox


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You can box just about anything these days, from beauty supplies to pet products. And wouldn’t you believe there’s one for runners, too! With StrideBox, your giftee can discover new apparel, accessories and nutrition products each month to help them train for (and make the most out of) their runs!
Gift It: One month subscription to StrideBox, starting at $20
Win It: Pin this product here and add your name here to enter to win.

CamelBak Rogue


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Perfect for the runner on the go, this one-size-fits-all backpack comes in handy whether she’s doing long-distance training or wants to get in a good workout on her way to your house. It carries her keys, wallet, phone and more, while also serving as a portable water bottle. Multitasking for the win.
Gift It: Rogue CamelBak from CamelBak, $70
Win It: Pin this product here and add your name here to enter to win.                                       

Ten Thousand Foundation Kit

Ten-Thousand---Starter-Kit-3Whether he’s your significant other or just a guy bestie, give your runner guy a little more than just cheering him on. This foundation kit from Ten Thousand, a brand-new fitness apparel line exclusively for men, is sure to get him to the finish line. With a breathable top (it literally blocks odor and is quick-drying) and matching shorts, this set is the perfect way to show him he’s number one, no matter where he places!
Gift It: Foundation Kit from Ten Thousand, $100
Win It: Pin this product here and add your name here to enter to win.

HeavyMedalz Race Hook

 
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Your running friend loves the feeling at the end of her race and collecting her medal! But what’s a runner to do with the medal once the show’s over? With a handy, inspirational hook, they can display them as souvenirs for their own personal pride and to show off their accomplishments to guests.
Gift It: She Believed She Could…’ Race Hook from HeavyMedalz.com, $64
Win It: Pin this product here and add your name here to enter to win.

Jenn Sinrich is an editor in New York City, a self-proclaimed foodie always looking for the healthier version of all recipes, a passionate lover of all things cheese, a friendly New Yorker, Bostonian at heart and proud Red Sox fan. Love cats? Cheese? Mac n' Cheese? Follow her on Twitter and Instagram.