Xmas gifts for runners
Less than a week to go and if YOU’RE in a panic don’t worry. We’ve done the legwork (geddit?) for you and compiled a Xmas stocking filler guide for female runners. Order soon though to be sure they arrive in time to get under the tree
Reflective Headbands by Brooks
These hi-vis retroreflective headbands are the perfect solution to keeping your hair out of your face, even on the breeziest of days. Their retro-reflective material makes them great for the short winter days, maximising visibility on early morning and dark evening runs.
Best of all, they come in a multipack with a great selection of colours. One size fits all.
£20 per pack of six
Pulse II Light Gloves by Brooks
We have only had a few proper wintry cold days so far, but rest assured there will be more to come. These lightweight breathable gloves are made of a moisture-wicking fabric so they’ll keep you dry and warm. And they have a touchscreen-friendly pad which means that you can use your iPhone or other touchscreen device without taking them off.
£20 per pair
Perfect for running fanatics and casual joggers alike, the runner’s journal is newly launched in the UK. A diary might not seem like an exciting gift, but this is much more than just a diary, it’s a journal and training log which is laid out using simple-yet-beautiful infographics. There is space to record training info, including distance covered, times, exercises and effort ratings – and even a shoe log!
Hanging Medal Display
What’s a girl to do with all those hard-earned medals? This simple medal hanges from Running Memories makes it easy to display them proudly and there are lots of different designs to choose from, in a variety of colours.
Born To Run Macramé Bracelet
Handmade in Brighton, the macramé bracelets by ohsomeday on Etsy are bang on trend. It’s available in a range of colours and the lettering on brass is hand stamped. The macramé band itself measures roughly 5mm in width.
COPY: ALICE BEZARD