Gear-obsessed editors choose every product we review. We may earn commission if you buy from a link. How we test gear.

50 Gifts on Amazon That Runners Will Love

From headphones and watches to running shoes and socks, the giant e-tailer has tons of products for runners.

best gifts from amazon for runners
Staff

Between your own needs for winter training and the holidays coming up, you shouldn’t put your 2021 holiday shopping off any longer. Whether you’re looking for a gift for another runner or for something to reward yourself, we’ve curated a list of great running products that you can purchase on Amazon—no need to get up from your comfy couch. From cool appliances to fitness products to tech gadgets, we know you'll find a great Amazon gift for the runner in your life.

Looking for something more specific? Check out our other gift guides for runners.

Advertisement - Continue Reading Below
1 FlipBelt
FlipBelt
Now 15% off

No need to carry a fanny pack with you on a run. The FlipBelt is slim and simple, with enough pockets to store the essentials without bouncing around.

2 TrailHeads Running Gloves
TrailHeads

For winter training, you’ll want a good pair of gloves that still allow you to text your running buddy or switch to a different song. These TrailHeads fit that bill. With silicone palm grips and a terry-cloth brow wipe on the back, they’ll keep hands warm but dry during winter runs, even when the temperature is in the single digits.

3 BALEAF Women's Rain Jackets
BALEAF

This jacket is affordable, comes in fun colors, and is designed to move with your body when cycling and running. 

4 Gone For a Run Race Bib and Medal Display
Gone For a Run

Give them a handy way to celebrate all of their accomplishments (and keep their memorabilia organized).

5 Swiftwick Vision Six Impression Socks
Swiftwick

Great performance socks can be relatively expensive—which is why they make great gifts. We recommend this excellent, breathable pair from Swiftwick, which comes in several designs to show off your love of national parks.

6 Tough Headwear Skull Cap Liner
Tough Headwear
Now 17% off

Nothing much besides simple excellence here. This cap is a lightweight polyester-spandex layer that’ll keep your head and ears warm while wicking away sweat during winter runs.

7 Lock Laces
Lock Laces

Whether you don't like tying your shoes or are looking for a quicker option, these laces give you a perfect fit in seconds.  

8 ‘Running Is My Therapy’ by Scott Douglas

Running puts everyone in a better mood. But for some of us, our miles are key to managing depression and anxiety. Runner’s World contributing editor Scott Douglas explores the idea behind the growing body of scientific research that shows how running can make us happier.

[Find the Best Books for Runners]

9 Enso Ultralite Rings
Enso
Now 30% off

These silicone wedding rings are designed to endure the moments you’d usually take off your traditional metal band, like lifting weights, swimming, cooking, and traveling.

10 Sprig Arm Band
Sprig

This band is comfortable and won't slide down thanks to rubberized dots on the inside. It also fits any phone and won't fall out even during a workout.  

11 Fittin Padded Sports Bra
Fittin
Now 50% off

This cheap sports bra is proof that there is comfortable and supportive workout apparel out there that won’t the bank. We were skeptical at first, but it won us over in testing.

12 Runner’s World Subscription

Now, we’re a bit biased here, of course. But a subscription to—or a year’s renewal of—a magazine packed with advice, inspiration stories, and gear recommendations can help maintain the stoke for running.

13 Bare Home Weighted Blanket
Bare Home

Get a deeper sleep with the comfort of a weighted blanket. At 17 pounds, this one hits the sweet spot of not too heavy but not too light. 

14 Whole Human LED Safety Lights
Whole Human

Clip these versatile LED lights to shoelaces, a pocket, or anywhere else they’ll keep you visible and safe.

15 Garmin Forerunner 35 Watch
Garmin

The Forerunner 35 is a simple fitness tracker with built-in GPS, vibration alerts to help you with pacing, and smart connectivity for things like notifications and music control.

16 ‘Run Fast. Cook Fast. Eat Slow.’ by Shalane Flanagan and Elyse Kopecky
Now 36% off

Shalane Flanagan may be retired, but she and co-author Elyse Kopecky know how to put together an elite cookbook. Within it, you’ll find a variety of tasty recipes to fuel your next run. 

17 Body Glide Original Anti-Chafe Balm
Body Glide

Chafing is a cruel reality. Prevent those nasty red marks with some Body Glide.

18 The Runner's World Vegetarian Cookbook
Now 17% off

If there’s a vegetarian runner in your life, give them this cookbook. They’ll get recipes to fuel their runs, and you may get a nice meal as a thank you.

19 Chill Water Bottle Strap
Chill

Compatible with bottles from Hydro Flask, Nalgene, and Takeya, among others, this strap adds a bit of personal style to your giftee’s gear.

20 LParkin Marathon Runners Gift Bracelet
LParkin

We could all use a little motivation several miles in. The dose of inspiration from this bracelet can go a long way to help marathoners and other runners keep up the pace through the end of a race or run.

21 TriggerPoint Grid Foam Roller
Amazon
TriggerPoint

We all need recovery tools. TriggerPoint offers some of the best muscle recovery around with its durable Grid that’s not too hard and not too soft.

22 Fit Simplify Resistance Loop Exercise Bands
Fit Simplify
Now 24% off

Pick up these resistance bands for cross-training days when it’s too cold or snowy to head outside for a run.

23 Instant Pot DUO60 6-Quart 7-in-1
Instant Pot
Now 10% off

Multitask by letting a nice meal cook in an Instant Pot while you log your miles. This one is a combo steamer, pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, sauté pan, yogurt maker, and warmer—a worthwhile investment with many uses. If you time your recipe right, it’ll be ready when you return.

24 Ghost 14 (Men's)
Brooks

The Ghost 14 is a beloved shoe in the running community, and one of our favorites for long runs, speed workouts and everything in between. Read the full review here. 

Buy Women's 

25 Cuisinart Perfectemp Coffee Maker
Cuisinart

Our pick for the best coffee maker around, this Cuisinart is programmable up to 24 hours ahead of time, comes with a built-in cleaning feature, and includes a brew-strength controller that allows you to choose regular or bold.

26 Apple AirPods Pro
Apple
Now 30% off

A great gift idea for the runners and non-runners in your family, Apple's AirPods Pro are rated IPX4 for water-resistance, so they should stand up to a good sweat and a rainstorm. Plus, they're comfortable and say in your ears.

27 Fitbit Versa 2 Watch
Fitbit
Now 27% off

The Versa 2 is a sleek smartwatch that tracks steps and sleep and has a battery that lasts up to five days. As a bonus, it comes with Amazon’s Alexa built in.

28 NormaTec Pulse 2.0 Full Body Recovery System
NormaTec

These boots are expensive, but they are also a game changer for recovery. They use compression to increase blood flow and help you bounce back after a race or hard workout. 

29 Garmin fenix 5 Plus
Garmin

This do-it-all smartwatch looks sleek and has great battery life, making it one of the best GPS watches for runners per our testing.

30 LEVOIT Humidifiers for Bedroom Large Room
LEVOIT

This smart humidifier can be controlled and monitored with a phone, and is super large so it can handle big rooms. It fills from the top and has different settings based on how humid you would like the room to be. 

31 GU Energy Gels

Yes, Amazon carries our favorite energy gels. If you need help choosing a flavor, let us guide you

32 Gaiam Essentials Thick Yoga Mat
Gaiam

It comes in lots of color choices, and is thick—this makes it a great choice for delicate joints or hard floors. Plus it has a handle that makes it easy to tote to and from yoga class.  

33 Elta MD Facial Sunscreen
Elta MD

Protect your skin with this lightweight facial sunscreen. Made without harmful chemicals, it is sensitive on the skin, and won't burn your eyes when you start to sweat. 

34 Roku Streaming Stick+
Roku

We all deserve some time to kick back and relax after a long run. The Roku lets do so while watching your favorite show. Plug it into a compatible TV for quick access to streaming services and channels.

35 Stanley Classic Vacuum Bottle
Stanley
Now 29% off

Keep a post-run cup of joe or cocoa steaming hot with Stanley’s vacuum-insulated thermos. And don’t worry about bringing a separate cup; the lid doubles as one.

36 Injinji Women's Trail Midweight Crew Socks
Injinji

These socks prevent blistering between the toes, and are great for hiking and trail running. Plus the tall height helps keep out bugs and poisonous plants. 

37 Under Armour Undeniable Duffel 3.0
Under Armour

The Undeniable may look compact, but its interior is big enough for your running shoes, apparel, and even a small foam roller.

38 Dash Compact Air Fryer
Dash

Cook up some french fries or veggies without all of the oil and grease thanks to this cute air fryer.

39 Beats Powerbeats Pro Wireless Earphones
Beats
Now 20% off

One of the top wireless earbuds you can get, the Powerbeats Pro offers nine hours of battery life, more than enough to get you through that long run or marathon.

40 Sheets & Giggles Eucalyptus Lyocell Sheet Set
Sheets & Giggles

Few things are as good for recovery as getting a good night’s sleep. And don’t underestimate how much a quality pair of sheets—like this sustainable set made from cool and comfy eucalyptus lyocell—can help in that.

41 Adidas Ultraboost 20 Shoes
Adidas
Now 12% off

The Ultraboost 20 is a fan favorite for runners due to its supreme cushioning and snug upper.

42 Altra Lonepeak 5
Altra
Now 19% off

These are some of the best trail shoes available with lots of comfy toe room, mid-weight cushion and light, flexible feel. 

43 Ninja Blender
Ninja
Now 10% off

This blender can make the perfect morning smoothie for a single person or a whole family. It is large, powerful, and is even great for pureeing foods like soups. 

44
Best Robe
Richie House Women's Plush Soft Warm Fleece Bathrobe
Richie House

This robe comes in every color imaginable and is super warm and plush—perfect for a post winter workout shower. 

45 Leonisa ActiveLife Power Move Leggings
Leonisa

Many runners could likely use a wardrobe refresh this season, especially a new pair of leggings to workout (and lounge) in. These mid-rise leggings have moderate compression and a double-layered waistband that won’t slip.

46 Smartwool PhD Outdoor Light Mid Crew Socks
Smartwool

Keep those toes toasty on winter runs with Smartwool’s densely knit, merino wool crew socks.

47 Black Diamond Headlamp
Black Diamond Equipment

One of our favorite headlamps, the Spot will help you fit in a run outside even after the sun has set (or before it’s come up).

48 Apple Watch SE
Apple
Now 11% off

The new Apple Watch is a stylish fitness tracker that can still deliver all of the activity metrics and data you need for your training, like GPS, workout tracking, and heart rate monitoring.

49 AirSoap Home Air Purifier - Proven Kill 99.99% of Airborne Viruses - Whisper Quiet (White)
PhoneSoap

Filter out allergens, dust, and germs to help keep your air clean and prevent sickness this season. It is quiet even on the highest setting, and has a light on the bottom to let you know when it needs a filter change. 

This content is created and maintained by a third party, and imported onto this page to help users provide their email addresses. You may be able to find more information about this and similar content at piano.io
Advertisement - Continue Reading Below
More From Gear & Tech