Every runner is different but in general, they tend to be very particular about their gear. Over their years spent pounding the pavement, they can become partial to a particular sock that doesn't cause blisters, or a certain sneaker model, or a favorite (actually supportive) sports bra, or the only fuel that won’t make their stomach upset during their half-marathon training.
So, trying to buy a gift for a runner who knows exactly what they need can feel like you're being set up for failure. But you shouldn’t let their hyper-specific needs dissuade you from gifting them something really great this year — because the truth is they probably want new running stuff, anyways.
If you're stumped, ahead are some gift ideas that will help you get inside the head of a runner. From sneakers to clothing, there's bound to be something that they love.
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