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Runners are an odd bunch. They can be particular about so-called basics like socks and t-shirts—not just which ones to wear when, but the temperature of the laundry water they're washed in, too (and hang dry only, of course). Others are happy to take to the streets and sidewalks in whatever's on top of the drawer. These tendencies make it tricky to select the right holiday gifts for runners, but we're confident that there are enough unique gift ideas in this runner-approved gift guide—which includes everything from running shoes to recovery essentials—for the fair weather jogger and marathon fiend alike.
15 Great Gifts for Runners
For distance runners who plan routes that go way, way beyond the local park loop, the Distance 15 is a piece of running gear that comes packed with enough space for food, electrolyte-filled water bottles, cold-weather layers, sunscreen, a headlamp, and more. (It's great for hiking, too.)