Gifts for Runners

The Best Gifts for Runners

Get the runner on your list something they’ll love!  Here’s our list of the Top 5 Items for Runners this holiday season. Come on in to Tahoe Mountain Sports to find these great gifts and more. Make sure to ask for our complimentary gift wrapping!

Garmin Fenix 5x Sapphire

This premier GPS watch is on every runners wish list. It’s loaded with functionality and is sleek and stylish so you can wear it in any setting. It comes preloaded with full color topographic maps and acts as handheld GPS to help you navigate along the trail. This watch is packed with training tools and multi sport performance metrics. Whether you’re training for a marathon or a triathalon, this watch can help you schedule a training plan and track your performance. It also has a long battery life, 24+ hours in GPS mode, making it the watch for ultra runners.

Price $649.99

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Aftershokz Trekz Air Headphones

Provide your runner with the gift of sound. Now your runner can listen to their favorite tunes or podcast on these innovative bone-conducting headphones. The Trekz Air are 20% lighter than the Titanium and incredibly comfortable. They produce amazing sound and don’t need to go in your ears so you can still hear your surroundings.  Check out the review of Trekz Titanium here! 

Price – $149.95

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Garmin InReach Mini

This is the perfect gift for the adventure runner who likes to explore remote trails and needs a handheld GPS and and SOS functionality. With downloadable maps and optional weather forecasts, you can feel confident venturing into the backcountry with the InReach Mini. You can send two way SMS texts and emails with this tiny device, a great way for runners to keep in touch with family and friends on those long adventure runs.

Price – $349.99

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On Running Shoes

On Running Shoes feel more like slippers more than running shoes.  They are incredibly lightweight and comfortable with a minimalist feel. They provide tactile connection with the contour of the surface underfoot without eliminating cushioning and protection. That’s what every runner wants, right? Read detailed reviews on these models to help you select: Cloudventure, Cloudventure Waterproof or the Cloud.

Trigger Point GRID Vibe, Vibrating Foam Roller

This is the best recovery tool, period! This amazing roller combines all the benefits of foam rolling and vibration. It relaxes your muscles, eases pain, and speeds up your recovery time. It’s is perfect for targeting deep tissue and aiding muscle recovery after a long run or tough training session.

Price – $99.95

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Gifts Under $50

Feetures Socks $15.99

These socks are so soft and comfortable. They have some compression and are designed to fit perfectly so you’ll never have to worry about them sliding down during a run.

Trigger Point STK Contour $29.99

Massage tools are invaluable to a sore runner! It’s flexible and wraps around your muscles as you roll them out. Besides feeling great on sore muscles, this tool will increase circulation and speed up recovery time. 

Tailwind Endurance Fuel 

$25.99 – $35.99

This lightly flavored endurance fuel is all you need all day long. It has a specific amount of electrolytes and calories to keep you going during long days on the trail. Pick up a 30 or 50 serving bag or a two serving packets – a great stocking stuffer!

Dirty Girl Gaitors  – in store only!

These fun gaiters will help keep dirt, mud, snow, rocks etc out of your shoes so you can focus on just running. They come in a variety of sizes and patterns so stop by the shop to see what’s in stock.

Do you have other gift ideas for the runner on your list?  Let us know in the comments below!

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Siobhan works at Tahoe Mountain Sports and currently manages TMS blog content. She loves everything about living in the mountains, from snowy winter days on skis to the hot, dusty trails of the Sierra's in the summer. Favorite activities include skiing, trail running and backpacking.


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