Christmas Presents for Runners

It’s just 3 weeks until Christmas, and if you’re anything like me, you’ve probably left it until now until you buy presents for your friends and family.  Leaving it until the last minute doesn’t mean that you have to compromise on gifts.  At this time of year, there are some great deals about on running gear, which means that you’ll have no trouble in finding something great to suit them!

Here’s 5 of our favourite Christmas presents for runners, along with where to buy them!

Running Gifts over £100

If you’ve got cash to splash this year, you won’t struggle to find a pretty special gift for your runner to find under the Christmas Tree.  Here’s some ideas:

Gore Running Wear Mythos GT AS Jacket

Available for £197.99 from Wiggle, this Gore-Tex running jacket comes in high visibility colours and is fully water proof as well as being breathable to ensure that it remains comfortable throughout a long winter run.  Buy it here

Garmin Forerunner 110

This GPS enabled training watch lets you track distance run and calories burned as you train.  It’s great value at £109.50 from Tesco. Buy it here


Running Gifts between £20 and £100

Camelbak Zoid 2012

This water pack is designed for winter runners, and is available from Merlin Cycles on special offers from £32.50 – buy it here


iPod Shuffle 2GB

The last thing you want to do when running is lose or break an expensive phone, so having a cheaper music player to keep you motivated is a good idea.  The shuffle is a classic design, and great value at £40 direct from Apple buy it here

Christmas presents for runners under £20

If you’re looking for great value Christmas presents for runners for less than £20, you’ll find plenty of choice.  The sales seem to have started pretty early this year at most of the big online retailers, but the best deal we’ve seen was this one:

Nike Men’s Swift Running Glove

Usually around £15, these great value gloves are available from Amazon for just £7.99 – just over half price.  They’ll keep your hands lovely and warm on a cold winter run! buy it here