Gifts to Inspire a Trail Runner
Three great gifts to inspire and equip a trail runner.
Training tool: Timex Expedition Trail Mate watch
With a Timex Expedition Trail Mate Watch, they’ll not only be able to track their mileage and speed with the built-in accelerometer, they’ll also be able to set time and distance goals—perfect for determining when to break for a snack, head back or start looking for camp.
It also features 100-meter water resistance and an INDIGLO nightlight. $65
Stay in place tunes: Yurbuds Venture earbuds
There are strong feelings on both sides of the debate about listening to music on trail. But if you're runner is pro-music, this might just be the gift for them.
Do they enjoy listening to their favorite tunes on their hikes and workout runs, but always complain about their buds falling out? They'll complain no more with a pair of Yurbuds Venture Earbuds.
Specially designed for active outdoor enthusiasts, these ergonomic twist-lock buds stay in place while being water- and tangle-resistant. $80
Minimalist shoe: Merrell Trail Glove 2
There's nothing like the feel of a soft, duffy trail in a pair of minimalist shoes. Merrell's Trail Glove 2 is the perfect footwear to help the runner you know get that closer-to-nature feel on their trail outings, with only 9.5mm separating their foot from the ground. $100
Share your gift ideas
What does a trail runner want for the holidays, besides a pair of shoes and a trail to tackle?