The second section of our guide to great gifts for people who love getting fit in the outdoors. Take a look at some of our ideas from the likes of Petzl, Oakley, Inov-8 and more. There’s guaranteed to be something that will fit the bill for your fitness friend or family member.
The North Face Men’s Kilowatt Thermoball Jacket – £145
This brand new snug jacket from The North Face is a good all-rounder, offering good insulation, water resistance and a media port for your mp3 player. There is a ladies’ version also available.
TomTom Adventurer – £269.99
A good idea for the fearless sports person – this has hiking, trail running, skiing and snowboarding modes. It also has automatic lift detection that shows you key stats from your last trip down the slope as soon as you hit the lift.
Waterproof Phone Case – £25
This phone case is submersible and hardwearing – a really good practical gift that’s simple yet effective. Fits iPhone 6,Galaxy Note 4, iPhone 7 Plus and Google Pixel XL.
Running Beyond –£25
This hardback book from photographer Ian Corless is packed with stunning images from the most breathtaking endurance events in the world. A great one to fl ick through when you’re not out competing.
ASS Savers Mudguard – £5.84
Requiring no tools to fit, this extended mud guard is designed to work especially well at high speeds to reduce spray and save your ass!
Oofos Flipflop – £40
Anyone who spends hours at a time on their feet will appreciate the feel of these clever recovery flip flops. They cradle your feet so walking around post-race isn’t such a pain. Also available as slide shoe or clog.
The Eye Compact Beach Towel – £10
This microfibre towel measures 80x160cm but folds up into a small pouch, so perfect for trail events or just for after the gym. It comes in different colours and patterns and dries really quickly too.
3 of the best… trail shoes
Stay on your feet even on the roughest terrain.
- Inov-8 Trailtalon – £110
Nice wide toe box and superior grip make these a brilliant choice for long races.
- Asics Gel-Fuji Runnegade 2 – £90
With a deep-lugged outsole, these are suited to the muddiest of conditions.
- Women’s Pure Grit £100
Lightweight cushioning for a lighter run, while still offering protection against rocky terrain.
We’ve also got gifts for other interests. For gifts for walkers click HERE.