A Christmas Gift Guide for the Runner in Your Life

Christmas gift shopping can be stressful. If you’re buying for a runner, it doesn’t have to be difficult or expensive with our handy gift guide.

Books (£8.99 to £16.99)

Books can be a great motivator and a perfect Christmas gift. Whether it’s for someone training for a specific event or for an injured runner looking for light at the end of the tunnel while they’re sidelined.

We stock a range of titles including the hilarious ‘The Terrible & Wonderful Reasons Why I Run Long Distances’ by The Oatmeal and a brilliant bucket list of races in ‘50 Races to Run Before You Die’ by Tobias Mews. Our selection of running reads will have you raring to lace up and get outside.

For an extra special touch, we have signed editions of Adharanand Finn’s critically acclaimed book ‘Running with the Kenyans’.

Ronhill Run Guard £13.00

Ronhill Run Guard

It may not seem like much but Run Guard is a really handy stocking filler for any long distance runner. Run Guard acts as a friction barrier between your skin and your kit to help prevent rubbing and chafe. It’s sweat resistant and it won’t soak into your clothing like petroleum jelly.


Stance Socks £11.99 to £29.99

Stance are the socks you’ll want to receive for Christmas.

From the moment they arrived in store these technical running socks have been flying off of our shelves. Stance socks balance form with function and come in a variety of lengths and patterns. All offer the targeted cushioning and moisture control that fans of the brand have come to love.

Stance socks make a great Christmas gift
Stance socks make a great Christmas gift

For added geekery we also stock a special edition Star Wars range.

OMM Ultra 8 Back Pack £38.00

Omm Ultra 8 in purpleOriginal Mountain Marathon (OMM) have a firmly cemented pedigree in producing lightweight running packs.

The Ultra 8 is the latest addition to their range. It features 8 litres of storage capacity, multpile pockets and adjustable straps for a personalised fit.

This pack has a whole host of useful features for run commuting, cycling and off-road adventures.

Like the Wind Magazine £9.00

Like the Wind

Like the Wind is a running magazine like no other. You won’t find any training plans or get fit fast articles here. Instead you have a collection of anecdotes and experiences donated by real runners, and accompanied by beautiful illustrations and stunning photography. The magazine is produced on high quality and ethically sourced paper and makes a truly wonderful gift for runners of all abilities.

Y-Fumble £6.00

Y-Fumble in blueThe Y-Fumble is a great Christmas gift idea for the Secret Santa brigade. The soft and stretchy arm pocket can be used to store small items such as cash cards or your mobile phone while running.

It comes in a variety of colours because it has no Velcro fastening, it won’t rub or chafe your skin.


Still stuck for inspiration?

Treat the runner in your life to some Running Works gift vouchers and let them decide for themselves.

If you’re compiling Christmas gift ideas for yourself you can make a quick and easy wish list on our website that you can share with friends and family. Simply create an account and start adding.

Wishing you all a merry and peaceful festive season, from everyone here at The Running Works.


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