If you want to buy your favorite marathon runner a gift that will stand out, then this is the gift guide for you! We have gifts that will motivate them, make them laugh, and keep them running for years to come. All of the gift ideas below are available for purchase online.
Gifts that Give Them Purpose
How Bad Do You Want It?: Mastering the Psychology of Mind over Muscle
The greatest athletic performances spring from the mind, not the body. Elite athletes have known this for decades and now science is learning why it’s true. In his fascinating new book How Bad Do You Want It?, coach Matt Fitzgerald examines more than a dozen pivotal races to discover the surprising ways elite athletes strengthen their mental toughness.
Under Armour HOVR Sonic Connected Running Shoe
This shoe gives you a light and responsive ride, for mile after mile after mile. UA’s Record Sensor™ technology connects seamlessly with the latest free MapMyRun app to give you detailed running metrics, including pace, cadence, stride length & distance. Run Free. Run Fast. Link your new shoes with MapMyRun and receive a free year of MVP.
Race Bib and Medal Display
This display protects and beautifully displays your collection of bibs and medals from marathons, half marathons, 5Ks, triathlons, road races, and other athletic events. Filling this up with all their accomplishments is a great motivator!
Gifts to Make them Laugh
How to Make Yourself Poop: And 999 Other Tips All Runners Should Know
For any runner who wants a quick, easy reference guide to every running issue under the sun, look no further. This book has tips on training, nutrition, gear, motivation, health, and racing.
Running Stemless Wine Glass Runner’s Measurements
Whether you’re in the process of training for a marathon, half marathon, 5K, 10K, triathlon, or any other running event, what better way to relax after your long run than with a nice glass of your favorite beverage in this stemless wine glass! This oversized 15 oz. glass can hold all the wine or champagne you’ve earned – because the further you run, the more wine you drink!
Gifts that Keep on Giving
MapMyRun MVP Subscription
Whether you’re just getting started or are deep into training, UA MapMyRun features help you stay on track, get insights into your progress and achieve your goals — and MVP premium takes it to another level. The perks list is long, including Power Analysis, Cadence Analysis, Training Plans, Mobile Coaching, Live Tracking, No Ads, Export Workouts, and more!
Note: By purchasing UA Connected Footwear, you automatically unlock one year of premium features.
Runners work hard, but they also love to relax and be pampered. A massage is a great way to help runners recharge their batteries and also prevent injuries. You can even pre-purchase a post-race massage for them from Austin Massage Company.
ROKA Halsey Performance Polarized Sunglasses
These glasses are not just for running! You can wear them year-round with any outfit. Bonus: weighing in at less than an ounce, providing you with a “forget you’re wearing them” experience.