A Holiday Gift Guide for the Running Guru

Bite Size Wellness Gift Guide for Runners

We know you’re stressed about what to buy your friends and relatives. Holiday gift-buying can be a huge chore. But, you can now stop worrying about gift ideas for the runners in your life (your grandma, not so much). Here’s our official and authoritative holiday gift guide for runners:

Stress Less Bath & Body Oil, Ulta – $17


This massage oil can be used to relax tired muscles. It’s great for runners and other athletes.

Unisex Running Socks, Thorlo – $14.99


These socks are specially designed for running. The fibers are woven in such a way as to guarantee superior softness, resilience, and durability for drier, cooler and more comfortable feet. The unique padding has been tested to reduce blisters, pain, pressures and moisture.

Mt. Tam Running Belt & Leash, Ollydog inc. – $48

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This belt and leash is really convenient for those who want to run with their dog without holding onto a leash. With this product, you can attach the leash to the 1.5 foot belt. The belt is adjustable with a fanny pack type pocket where you can keep your essentials. It’s $48 but that just might be worth the price, because the product comes with a 30 day money back guarantee.

Inspire Talk Earbuds for Women, yurbuds – $39.99


These in-ear headphones are specifically designed to fit into smaller ears. They feature a 1-button microphone system with track and call control, and are compatible with iPhone, Android, and Blackberry devices. They’re also sweat & water-resistant.

Gu Energy Chomps, Gu Energy – $31.75 (for a box of 16)


Gu snacks are great for refueling during and after a workout. They contain amino acids, vitamins C and E, sodium and potassium, as well as carbohydrates. The carbohydrates are particularly helpful for endurance athletes such as runners.

Women’s Sonic Jacket, Saucony – $100


This jacket is great for running due to its wind and water resistant properties (magical powers to be more precise). It also features a rechargeable clip-on light and added reflective elements for night visibility. $100.

Athlete’s Avenger Sports Bra, Saucony – $45


This bra’s special design has racer back styling with an open keyhole for venting. It provides high-impact support for A/B/C cups. The bra fabric is 90% polyester and 10% spandex while the power net portion is 81% nylon and 19% spandex. Buy it for $34.

Yellow Knuckle Running Lights, Knuckle Lights – $39.99


These lights do what you would imagine them to do. No, not punch muggers, although that might work too. Use these knuckle lights to light your path on your late night jog. $39.99.

Griffin Adidas Armband for iPhone and iPod, Amazon – $19.95


This Griffin nylon armband is super light and can adjust to arms up to 17 inches thick (in case you happen to be the Incredible Hulk). The armband has a touch-through screen protector and a port for the headphone jack. This accessory makes it super easy to carry your phone with you as you run. $19.99.

Nike Flyknit Lunar 1+, Nike – $129.97


These shoes look awesome. They’re also really comfortable, cushiony, and springy.  And they’ve been reviewed as one of the best running shoes of 2013. Did I mention they look awesome?

What’s on your wishlist?



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