Christmas Gift Guide: Racers | Women's Running

Christmas Gift Guide: Racers

Read Time:   |  December 18, 2019

Of course you’re a racer. You’re constantly searching for where you’re going to pick up your next bit of bling. You love the thrill of it and you love the targets – the training is tough; the rewards are massive. Treat yourself.

1. NEW BALANCE 1500T2 Running Shoes
£110, newbalance.co.uk

This super-lightweight shoe will take you round your next race in no time. Whether you’re taking on a 5K or a marathon, that supportive midsole and streamlined design will push you further and faster. Plus, the midfoot wrap combined with that clever BOA lacing system will ensure a perfect fit, with no rubbing, for a perfect race.

2. SUPER NOVA Protein WOMAN 01 Vegan Powder
£35, supernovaliving.com

Not all protein powders are created equally, and if you’re looking for that perfect balance between good taste, a protein punch and nutritious, natural ingredients, then there’s no need to look further. Super Nova’s WOMAN 01 blend includes raw organic cacao, ashwagandha, maca and wild chaga. Blend it up, baby.

3. OOFOS OOlala Luze Rosegold Recovery Shoes
£52, oofos.co.uk

Winner of the 2019 Women’s Running award for best recovery shoes, the OOlala sandals are what your feet have been begging you for post-race. Slip your tootsies into these after your next PB and you will feel the benefit immediately. Plus, your feet and legs will recover more quickly, enabling you to get back out there sooner. Win!

4. PULSE ROLL Vibrating Foam Roller
£99.99, pulseroll.com

This isn’t just any foam roller. This is a pulsing foam roller. Guaranteed to hit the parts other rollers don’t reach, this roller is your new best friend after your long training runs. Sort out those niggles and ease away that lactic build-up with the professional choice.

5. PACE POCKETS Wristband
£6, pacepockets.run

Utterly genius – and look at the price! A simple fabric wristband is about to become your secret weapon. Comfortable to wear with a handy storage pocket, this band is printed with the mile or kilometre split times for your half or full marathon target so you’ll always be one step ahead. It’s a no-brainer.

6. MISSION Tea
£5.39, missionuk.com

This is tea – but not as you know it. Designed to create a slow, natural and sustainable release of energy, choose between lemongrass and mint for performance, orange and maca for endurance, and berry and ashwagandha for recovery (among other flavours and benefits). Each tea includes a blend of natural ingredients to boost your running.