Gifting season is upon us, and if you’re shopping for a loved one who pounds the pavement, a thoughtful present could really get their heart rate going. As a frequent runner myself, I know that the right gear—like a durable pair of shoes or snug, sweatproof headphones—can make the miles feel more enjoyable. Unsure where to start? I connected with joggers, speedsters, marathoners, and other outdoor enthusiasts to round up the best running gifts out there (including leggings, hydration packs, massage guns, fitness trackers, and other essentials from Amazon, Lululemon, Nike, and more). Whether your friend or family member aims to complete their first 5K or hit a new PR in their 50th marathon, you’ll find plenty of great options to choose from.
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