Runner’s Christmas Shopping List

07 Dec 16  / Pete

With Christmas just around the corner, there isn’t too much time left to get those presents ordered! Whether it is a running gift for someone else or you just feel like you deserve a treat for December, I have put together a little gift list for both male and female runners. Some of these I have bought for myself already!

Socks

Everybody needs some comfy socks to wrap those toes up in the Winter months, so here’s a few from Stance, a company that has recently impressed me with the quality of it’s lovely feet huggers! I have included both running and casuals in my recommendations. You can buy Stance socks from several online retailers but I have included options from both Shore.co.uk and Achilleshell.co.uk.

Casuals

The ladies socks are the ‘Stance Le Funkalicious Socks’ – a cost of £11.69 and can be purchased from Shore.co.uk here, and the men’s socks are the ‘Stance Lariato Socks Blue’ – a cost of just £5.50 and can be purchased here.

Stance Socks
If I was a lady, these would be my pick. Fairly sure I’m not…

 

Stance Socks
Cool socks for the men on your Christmas list

Running Socks

My pick for running socks for both ladies and men is the Fusion range. This is due to the fact that they are currently my favourite running sock. Thanks to Stance and Freestak, I was lucky enough to have been sent these socks to test them out and they have become the first range of socks that I genuinely recommend. I have always worn proper running socks but the comfort and fit of the Stance Fusion sock really agrees with my feet during a long run.

Ladies – Stance Dugout Low Women’s Fusion Athletic Socks – Purple – £11.00 – Purchase from Achillesheel.co.uk.

Stance Dugout Low Women's Fusion Athletic Socks - Purple

Mens – Stance Bandit Too Tab Men’s Fusion Run Socks – Volt – £8.40 – Purchase from Achillesheel.co.uk.

Stance Bandit Too Tab Men's Fusion Run Socks - Volt
I own this exact pair and they are a great sock.

Running Shoes

There has been some cracking sales on footwear so far with the passing pf Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but loads of retailers are still selling products at those crazy prices. Sportshoes.com is my pick of the bunch for having some great savings on right now.

I needed some new trail shoes and am about to grab myself some road shoes too.

My pick for running shoes:

Women Running Shoes – Nike Lunartempo 2 – 50% OFF – £49.99 – Purchase at Sportshoes.com

Ladies Nike Lunartempo 2

Women’s Trail Shoes – Inov8 Terraclaw 250 – 58% OFF – £49.99 – Puchase at Sportsshoes.com

Ladies Inov8 Terraclaw 250

Mens Running Shoes – Trail Shoes – Inov8 Terraclaw 250 – 58% OFF – £49.99 – Purchase at Sportsshoes.com

Mens Inov8 Terraclaw 250
I have a pair of these waiting to be opened on Christmas day!

Jackets/Hoodies

This is an essential during the Winter months and for many, it could be the difference between them going for a run on a cold night, and putting their feet up and not bothering at all. Here’s my pick for a thin running jacket for both ladies and men.

Ladies – Brooks Joy Running Hoody Ladies – £40.00 – purchase here from Sweatshop.

Brooks Joy Running Hoody Ladies
I love the colour!

Mens – Adidas Athletics Essentials 3-Stripes Hoody – £47.95 – Purchase from Adidas.co.uk.

Mens Adidas 3-Stripes Hoody

And there we have it…my shopping list for all you runners out there, whether you are male or female, there’s something for everyone! Hopefully, it has given someone a gift idea or two or at the very least, inspired you to grab some awesome new running gear. We all love new gear!

Thanks for reading, and Merry Christmas everyone!

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