5 Pieces of Gear We’re Obsessed With

Find out what gear and running items our editors are obsessed with this month.

“The Lululemon Bang Buster ($18, comes in cool color combos and doubles as a functional headband for runners (taming pesky bangs) and a fun accessory (for those hot hair-up summer days).”
Caitlyn Pilkington, associate editor

“Download the Nike+ Training Club App (free, and get more than 100 workouts (15 to 45 minutes) with videos to help you learn the moves. No more excuses that I don’t have time to exercise!”
Erin Douglas, art director

“I ran the Boston Marathon back in April but still treasure two things: the life-changing memories…and this sweatshirt. Perfect post-workout on a summer night, the Adidas Boston Response Marathon Hoodie ($65, makes me feel both cozy and proud!”
Jessie Sebor, editor in chief

Run to Home Base 9K run and 3K walk ( is held at Boston’s Fenway Park. The race raises funds for veterans and, yes, you actually get to cross home plate. The Red Sox fan in me can’t resist the idea of being there with race fans cheering from the stands.”
Nicki Miller, managing editor

“With a flattering waistband and a sassy cut, the Brooks Pure Project Reflective Skort ($80, is ideal to use on summer runs that end in brunch with friends or a happy hour date.”
Allison Pattillo, gear editor