It’s time to lace up those sneakers, Marathon Monday is fast approaching. On April 18, thousands of athletes from across the globe will flood the streets of Boston to complete the historic 26.2 mile Boston Marathon route.
Will you be there on race day?
Whether you are running your first 5K this season, have crossed many a finish line, or will be cheering from the sidelines, here are some of our favorite finds for the fartlek fanatic in your life.
Don’t get left in the dust, suit up, superhero style. This ultra-soft, moisture-wicking technical fabric will have you feeling as if you are Superman himself. You’ll be unstoppable like the Man of Steel, even on your longest run. Just watch out for Kryptonite!
On the hunt for some celebratory of kicks? It’s hard to prescribe the perfect pair (we’re all different), but head on down to Marathon Sports, and they will have you running out the door in the right shoes.
Ditch your phone at home, and don this all-in-one athletic watch, fitness tracker and MP3 player by TomTom. Boasting GPS-tracking and a built-in 24/7 heart-rate monitor, you can chart all of your fitness levels to optimize your performance on the track.
Pound the pavement to your favorite playlist without worrying about getting caught up in cords. But these buds don’t just blast your tunes! They come armed with an in-ear heart rate monitor and integrated running app, so you can track your progress.
Commemorate race day and make a memory by giving the gift of LovePop. Share a special message, and watch your loved one’s eyes light up at the finish line as their LovePop card comes to life.
Give the gift of GU! Fill your partner’s pockets full of gel packs to help them sustain their energy while they go for the gold.
Fight flyaways with these fabulous hair bands in the iconic Boston Athletic Association colors. They will keep your ponytail in place and out of your face, so you can set your sights on the finish line.
Keep your loved one’s hydration solution hands free! This belt will have them prepped with two 10oz flasks, and a handy pouch that can hold all their essentials without weighing them down.
No one runs quite like Boston. Treat your marathoner to the track jacket of their dreams. Celebrate the 120th running of the Marathon the Adidas Boston Celebration Jacket. Every time your loved one zips up, they can remember how they rocked those 26.2 miles of asphalt.