Alternative gifts for the runner in your life this Christmas

Runners are quite a fussy bunch but there are plenty of options available from pedicure vouchers to a race event away

From socks to running belts, gloves to hi-vis jackets there are bargains to be found locally in dedicated running shops as well as in general high street stores.

From socks to running belts, gloves to hi-vis jackets there are bargains to be found locally in dedicated running shops as well as in general high street stores.

Choosing a gift for a runner this Christmas may seem like an easy task. There is no end to the clothing and gadgets now available. But you may also be bamboozled by the array of watches and fashionable gear out there. Before you invest your hard-earned cash, please remember that runners are quite a fussy bunch.

Even though something is voted the ‘best gift for a runner’ doesn’t necessarily make it a good choice for the runner in your life.

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