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!

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Race Entry

It is well-known that having a race on the calendar is the best motivator. You can purchase gift registration for both 3M Half Marathon and Austin Marathon and Half Marathon.

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!

I Run Because I Really Like Beer Shirt

Awesome shirt for your dad, daddy, big brother, little sister, husband, boyfriend, son, uncle, grandpa, girlfriend, mom, mother, friend, or grandma. There are also shirts for those that love pizza, chocolate, or even just food in general.

Gifts that Keep on Giving

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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.

Personal approach to massage therapy


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.