The Gift of Sport: For The Runner


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We kick it off with great gift ideas for him and her, sure to make

your special runner very happy this holiday season.


CLOCKWISE TOP LEFT: ARC’TERYX NORVAN SL HOODY $299. Available for both men and women, the ultra minimal Norvan SL Hoody is the lightest, most breathable Gore-Tex® jacket available. Made with Gore’s new waterproof-breathable fabric, called Gore-Tex Active®, this feather weight but tough little jacket goes the distance through any weather condition. ON RUNNING CLOUDFLOW $139.99. Run on air with a revolutionary new shoe so comfortable, 10 runners were able to run the NYC marathon without ever having run in them before. 18 pods independently cushion and propel each step, with the added lightness of unique Zero-Gravity EVA foam. Built with a responsive flex and rocker, the natural rolling process is enhanced with explosive take-offs that provide a new level of comfort in a performance running shoe. THE NORTH FACE RUNNERS 2 ETIP GLOVE $30. Forget cold hands on long runs with these midweight, weather-resistant fleece running gloves. Built-in touchscreen conductivity keeps hands warm during electronic communication too. SALOMON TRAIL RUNNER WARM MID-LAYER ZIP TOP $59.99. For him, this 4-way stretch French terry mid-layer offers warmth without bulk and essential venting for optimal regulation of body temperature. Contrasting pocket panel offers secure stash for essentials with added style too.

FOURLAPS ADVANCE SHORT $49.50. A perfect match for above, these Fourlaps training shorts were voted Best Training Shorts by Men’s Fitness. 9” inseam hits just above the knee and they feature quick-dry, four-way stretch, with wicking technology in the boxer brief liner. Zipper pocket on the back, along with side pockets, and zippered side stow away pouch, offer a variety of options to keep essentials secure during training. ROKA PHANTOM SUNGLASSES $275. Breaking the mold in performance sport eyewear, these aviators are designed to compete. At just 20 grams, the Phantom’s titanium frames are remarkably lightweight and incredibly durable. Patent-pending GEKO Pads on the nose and temples provide optimal multi-directional traction and comfort. Carl Zeiss lenses deliver outstanding optical clarity with anti-scratch, anti-fog, anti-reflectance, oleophobic & hydrophobic coatings. FEETURES ELITE MERINO+ SOCKS $15.99-16.99. From this editor’s favorite running sock brand comes the new Elite Merino+ socks made with a unique blend of super fine Merino wool and silky soft rayon from bamboo. Anatomical design enhances fit, delivering maximum comfort and protection by eliminating blisters. Patented Sock-Lock Technology provides targeted compression where it’s needed most. OAKLEY OFF-CENTER VEST $95. For her, this asymetrical zippered vest offers cool styling with technical features to match. Hydrofree™ bonded fleece provides an extra layer that protects from the elements, with O-Form™ stretch insets at sides for fit and mobility.
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