GIFTS FOR RUNNERS 2018
by MELANIE MITCHELL |
BEST GIFTS FOR RUNNERS 2018
The JackRabbit Runner's Gift Guide
Runners can be a picky bunch when it comes to the gear they use and the running shoes they lace up. But fear not, out JackRabbit picks and gifts for runners 2018 is a selection of the best athletic wear styles, running shoes, a few special unique gifts for runners and stocking stuffers for all the runners on your holiday list.
As runners ourselves, we've compiled the best of the best for experienced runners, right down to those who aim to lace up their shoes for the first time on 01.01.19.
If you're looking for the best gifts this year, then read on, then hop over and browse out full JackRabbit Gift Guide for Runners.
SANTA'S PICKS FOR RUNNERS
Santa himself chose these gifts for runners as being excellent choices for those on the niceest-of-the-nice list. Show the runner in your life you care about their PR efforts with unique, trendy and high-performance gear and accessories - chosen by Saint Nick himself.
- STYLE AND SUSTAINABILITY: ADIDAS PARLEY RUNNING SHOES
Made with plastic Parley yarn, hot new colors are arriving of the Ultraboost and inventory is stacked for the Solar collection up from Adidas. Parley yarn is spun from ocean plastics and each shoe is equivalent to about 11 plastic water bottles salvaged from the world's oceans. Sustainabilty is the ultimate gift for runners.
- TRACK IT. GARMIN FENIX 5
The upgrade of a lifetime for tracking training and performance (for your best runner friend, or yourself) is the Garmin Fenix 5X Plus. For runners and triathletes, it's the ultimate multisport GPS watch with integrated maps, and a game-changer from Garmin abitliy to download spotify playlists so you can run free of wires and heavy phones.
- ELEVATED STYLE: ON CLOUDFLOW RUNNING SHOES
Bring 'on' the Swiss engineering and elevate your running style by slipping on a pair of On running shoes. The On Cloudflow is one of our favorites from the On collection. Great for race day, training days and speed workouts. We'll have some great new Cloudflow colors at JackRabbit for the holidays, so head on over and add some new colors to your running gifts this year.
- KEEP TOASTY WITH ICEBREAKER ATHLETIC APPAREL
Nothing beats a bit 'o merino wool to keep you both dry and warm. And it's naturally renewable, recyclable and bio-degradable, making Icebreaker athletic apparel the perfect gift for the conscious consumer in your running life. Wool keeps you dry by absorbing moisture from the skin and desorbing from the atmosphere. It's freakin' science!
- GUIDE YOUR FAVORITE RUNNER: BROOKS ADRENALINE GTS 19
For your runner who needs some support, the new Brooks Adrenaline GTS 19 has arrived. One of Brooks most popular models, this stablility shoe has DNA loft technology and brand new guide rails to keep your runner on track.
UNIQUE GIFTS FOR RUNNERS
ROLL RECOVERY R8 MASSAGE ROLLER
Get ready to roll. The Roll Recovery R8 Massage Roller was born out of necessity of manipulating muscles for recovery and improving the experience from the traditional foam roller. The spring-mounted wheels deliver deep tissue massage force, breaking up muscle adhesions for faster recovery and reducing inflammation. Faster recovery? The answer to any runner's wildest dreams!
GOODR SUNGLASSES - GOLD MEDAL EDITION (JACKRABBIT EXCLUSIVE!)
Winning isn't everything, but every runner should feel like a winner. Inspirational, right? That's why we partnered with Goodr to make these extra-special JackRabbit sunglasses. They are guaranteed to make you run faster and look much better than some old gold medal around your neck would. With Goodr's technology that prevents slip and bounce while giving you polarized, high quality sunglasses in a cheap package, these are the only gold medals you need to feel great and run fast.
When it comes to recovery, the Hyperice Hypervolt is the state-of-the-art vibration massage device that treats store and stiff muscles as well as promoting increases circulation for speeding recovery. For those used (or prone!) to physical therapy this myofascial release tool for use at home is a game changer for any serious runner.
AFTERSHOKZ TREKZ TITANIUM BONE CONDUCTION HEADPHONES
You have to experience these game/chaning headphones to believe them! Bone-conducting headphones from Aftershokz are worn outside of the ear. You hear the sound as clear as bell without compromising your hearing so you're also aware of your surroundings. Be safe when you run and enjoy your favorite jams. Check out the video to see them in action.
STOCKING STUFFERS FOR RUNNERS
When was the last time you found a lump of coal and an orange in your holiday stocking? Or maybe that was just us... back in the day. Now there's plenty of 'stuffers' to choose from that will make any runner's dream come true. And you get to check off multiple runners on your gift list in one fine swoop!
RUNNING SOCKS & HATS
Oh, the cliché of receiving socks.... but if you're a runner, there is little better than a new pair of running specific socks to compress your plantars and add a little pep to your step. Check out ALL the running socks available at the JackRabbit Sock Drawer from Stance, Balega, Feetures and more. And if you're buying socks, you might as well top off with a running hat to keep both the head and the tootsies warm this winter running season.
If you run long, you're going to need to schlep your drinks. Whether you prefer hand-held, belted around your waist or high up in your shoulders, there is the answer to any runner's hydration preferences at the JackRabbit hydration bar. Ultimate Direction, Nathan, Hydroflask and Amphipod are all available and in such a range of colors, you might need to buy a couple!
You can never have enough running calories in your pantry ready for pre-run loading and keeping you fueled out there on the road. Whatever form of calories your runner prefers, we have running nutrition covered at JackRabbit. Gels - sweet, salty, caffeinited, chia-loaded - we have them all! Drink mixes, powders, bars of all types, blocks, fuel for endurance, as well as run gum - a caffeinated chewing gum for when you need the boost but your stomach might not be ready for it! And don't forget the Waffles, great for training energy as well as a perfect accompaniment to your post-run cappuccino!
JACKRABBIT HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE 2018
Find more gifts for runners over at the JackRabbit Holiday Gift Guide. Throughout the holiday season, we'll be featuring our favorite selections and best of the best for every runner. Visit for inspiration for yourself, your friends, family and every running bunny in your life.
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