There’s nothing quite like that runner’s high. The feeling of knowing that you’re headed toward the finish line is indescribable, whether it’s a 5K or a triathlon. Most runners love displaying their trophies and medals for each of their accomplishments, but sometimes meeting that goal requires something a bit more special to commemorate the occasion. Whether you know a runner in your life or you want to treat yourself after completing that marathon, why not look into gifts and jewelry for runners?
Completing a race of any size is a big deal. Each year, more than 500,000 Americans complete marathons, and that number is growing as more people recognize the health and anti-aging benefits of running. If you’ve finished a race, marathon and half-marathon jewelry for runners can provide a beautiful way to remember this accomplishment. Such jewelry can include necklaces and bracelets, including the very popular ID bands with a runner’s name engraved. Charm bracelets and necklaces are also catching on, giving the wearer the chance to remember each and every race completed with a small keepsake.
If jewelry for runners doesn’t suit your needs, there are plenty of other options that can serve as a great gift to say “Well done!” From running shirts and headbands to creative mugs and bumper stickers, there’s sure to be something for any runner to proudly display their love for running. For example, if you’ve ever seen bumper stickers on cars reading “13.1,” “26.2,” or “39.3,” there’s a good chance that those stickers recognize the completion of a half-marathon, marathon, or triathlon.
Running is often thought to be just 10% physical — the rest is all mental. But that doesn’t mean that a gift can’t serve as a physical reminder of running a race — or just enjoying the sport itself. Buying jewelry made for runners is an excellent gift idea and a good way to splurge, too.
What gifts have you purchased for the runner in your life? Tell us in the comments below.