With the onset of the festive season, it’s but natural for running and nutrition goals to go a bit haywire. This break in daily discipline and endorphins can sometimes cause the runner in your life to feel demotivated, making their return to training a little more challenging. Inspire them with these fun, thoughtful and extremely useful gifts this Diwali; we’re pretty sure they’ll to be raring to go for a run after this.
Legendary ultrarunner Scott Jurek designed the SJ Ultra Vest, a perfect all-around product with enhanced comfort and technically advanced design for everyday use and high-end racing. The vest accommodates a wider size range with its side adjustment straps; it is also stronger and more durable with a 340gm Power Mesh and Silnylon 66 for increased seam strength. There are pouches and pockets all over that are reinforced with edge banding for better gear retention, while an added size zipper improves access to an optional reservoir.
POWERCAP LED Running Hat
With busy work schedules, people often have to fulfil their running quota at night or in the predawn hours. Powercap combines a patented LED technology with wicking fabrics and styles, to create a running hat that lights your way and keep you safe in dark trails or onnight runs. The caps put out more than 42 lumens and are tightly-fitted for good balance unlike some headlamps. Reflective material on the front and back also ensures cyclists and motorists can easily spot runners, eliminating the need to constantly look over your shoulder.
The Runner’s World Cookbook
All runners need to eat well in order to perform, and what they eat can have a direct influence on how they run. Edited by Joanna Sayago Golub, the nutrition editor at Runner’s World, this book is the perfect combination of performance-boosting nutrients to maximize performance with 150 easy, delicious, and quick recipes. Every recipe in The Runner’s World Cookbook was created by a master chef, food writer, nutritionist, or elite runner who knows what nutrients the body needs to fuel and recover—and besides, they are all said to be delicious!
HidrateSpark Smart Bottle
The gadget-loving runner in your life is going to love this! The HidrateSpark limited edition bottle keeps track of how much water one drinks and even connects to Android and iOS smartphones. The HidrateSpark app recommends a customized water goal for the runner every day and sends helpful reminders so they don’t fall off track. What’s more, the bottle even glows when you fall behind your target and need to drink more water.
Will Run For Beer Gift Pack
If your favorite runner loves relaxing with a cold one after a long run, surprise him or her with this great shoe bag filled with hand-picked running goodies from Gone For a Run! Each pack includes a 20 oz engraved beer pint glass, maple wood bottle opener, moisture-wicking knee-high running socks, two fun temporary running tattoos, and a mini fridge or car magnet all packed in a stylish reusable shoe back made of technical, breathable material.