Best gifts for runners
If the runner in your life deserves a present (or you fancy a self-gift) there are so many great options to consider, from fitness trackers to running clothes, and everything in between. You’re sure to inspire some happy miles!
Gifts for runners under £10
Anyone who’s ever gone running in the wrong pair of underwear will know the unique agony of a rubbing bit of lace! Skip the chafing with these brilliant Kalenji Breathable Running Briefs from Decathlon, £3.99, available in four colours.
When it comes to affordable quality sportswear, H&M are hard to beat, with almost everything in their sportswear section coming in at £25 or less. (Top Sante’s fitness editor wears a lot of their items!) Keep the runner in your life hydrated with this elegant water bottle (£6.99).
Congratulations Running Chocolate (£6.50, Not On The High Street) Running a marathon or a half marathon is a big achievement – not to mention a calorie-torcher! Let them indulge guilt-free with one of these celebratory chocolate bars. It’s the sweetest reward for their efforts.
Gifts for runners under £25
Socks take on a whole new level of importance when you’re a runner – you don’t want anything that gets too damp or rubs. These clever Smartwool Women’s PhD Run Ultra Light Micro Socks (£13.99) are designed to wick away sweat and help your feet to breathe.
Wiggle also have a large range of running socks for men too.
Gifts for runners under £50
Anyone undertaking a long run will be grateful for a FlipBelt (£32). Available in a range of sizes and colours, these gender-neutral belts are handy for carrying phones, keys, cards and any small bits and bobs without rubbing against your body.
It’s surprisingly difficult to find a decent bra for high impact sports such as running, especially if you are a larger-chested lady. Shock Absorber are famed for theirs, which offer great support with no chafing. The Ultimate Run Bra (£43) is particularly reliable – it’s what Top Sante’s Fitness Editor wore for two half marathons. Available in sizes 30A – 38G and four colour-ways.
Gifts for runners under £100
Sweaty Betty has a fantastic range of running gear, including tights, bags and tops.
We love this baby pink Breeze Merino Long Sleeve Run Top (£80) which has temperature regulating fabric and breathable panels. It’s pretty enough to wear normally too.