Holiday Gift Guide: Running BFFs
Stay stride for stride with that sister in sweat who always has your back—thanks to picks that serve to strengthen your bond.
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Friends that sweat together stay together—and they hydrate together too! $60 for set of two, etsy.com
One for her, one for you! Stack this simple bracelet on top of your GPS watch and know that your pal is with you in spirit even when you run alone. Even better: 20 percent of the purchase price goes to the American Heart Association. $48 for set of two, alexandani.com
More than a fun hair accessory, this brand stands for a movement of empowering women to run with purpose. Give the red “strength” style
to your friend who brings it every damn day. $12, fellowflowers.com
Your mini running-partner-in-training will love the comfy harness, the bumper bar to hold onto and the sippy-cup-sized netted pocket.
If your betrothed doubles as your running buddy, give her or him a practical way to show commitment on the run. $30, groovelife.com
From real life BFFs (and professional runners) Lauren Fleshman and Roisin McGettigan-Dumas, this new journal in the pair’s “Believe I Am” series is a lovely way to keep race-specific training on track. $22, velopress.com
The concept behind this pendant made from up-cycled keys is so sweet: The company encourages recipients to pay it forward by giving the necklace away when they find someone who needs a reason to dream. $42, thegivingkeys.com