Running Shoes and Gear
By Christine Luff, About.com Guide
Choosing the right running shoes is one of the most important decisions you'll make as a runner. Get advice and recommendations on the best running shoes for all types of feet and running styles.
- How to Buy the Right Running Shoes
- How to Determine Your Foot Type
- Best Men's Running Shoes for Neutral Runners
- Best Men's Running Shoes for Overpronators
- Best Men's Running Shoes for Underpronators
- Best Women's Running Shoes for Neutral Runners
- Best Women's Running Shoes for Overpronators
- Best Women's Running Shoes for Underpronators
- Best Trail Running Shoes for Men
- Best Trail Running Shoes for Women
- When to Replace Your Running Shoes
- Signs You Need New Running Shoes
- How to Donate Your Old Running Shoes
- Do I Need Two Pairs of Running Shoes?
- How Long Does It Take to Break in Running Shoes?
- How to Make Your Running Shoes Last Longer
- How to Find a Specialty Running Store
- Can I Return Running Shoes?
Find out how to dress like a runner, no matter what season it may be.
- Basic Running Clothing for Beginners
- How to Dress for Hot Weather Running
- Best Summer Running Socks
- Women's Summer Running Clothes Recommendations
- Odor-Fighting Running Clothes
- Women's Capri Pants for Running
- How to Choose the Right Sports Bra
- How to Properly Care for Your Running Clothes
- Winter Running Hats for Men
- Winter Running Hats for Women
- Running Gloves
- Arm Warmers for Runners
- Best Winter Running Socks
- Women's Cold Weather Running Clothes
- Men's Cold Weather Running Clothes
- How to Dress for Cold Weather Running
Gifts for Runners
Get inspired with lots of idea for running gifts. Find something for the runners in your life, as well as some running gifts for yourself.
- Gifts Under $25 for Runners
- Best Gifts for Runners
- Gift Ideas for Runner Moms
- Gift Ideas for Men
- Gift Ideas for Women
- Personalized Running Gifts
- Gifts for Marathon Runners
- Running Gear to Support Breast Cancer Research
- Books for Runners
- Running Books for Beginner Runners
- Bad Running Gift Ideas
- Stocking Stuffers for Runners
- Share Your Running Gift Ideas
- Valentine's Day Gifts for Runners
Get tips on the right running gear for you, plus product reviews and advice on what you do and don't need.
- Basic Marathon Training Gear
- Top Running Sunglasses
- Summer Running Essentials
- Best Fluid Bottles and Carriers
- Sports Drinks for Runners
- Running Belt Packs
- Energy Gels and Chews for Long Runs
- Best Jogging Strollers
- Best Double Jogging Strollers
- Jogging Stroller Accessories
- Women's Summer Running Gear Recommendations
- Injury Prevention and Recovery Tools
- Running Safety Gear
- Products to Prevent and Treat Foot Blisters
- Products to Prevent and Treat Chafing
- Reflective Gear for Night Running
- Which Treadmill Should I Buy?
- Inexpensive Home Gym Equipment
- 7 Running Essentials
Get advice on running gadgets, from headphones to watches to running apps.
- Best Running Watches
- Best MP3 Players for Runners
- Running Apps Reviews
- Best Headphones for Runners
- Best Free iPod Pedometers
Running Gear Recommendations
What are your favorite running clothes, shoes, and gear? Share your recommendations and get advice from other runners.
- What Are Your Favorite Running Shoes?
- What Running Shorts Do You Recommend?
- What Water Bottle or Hydration Carrier Do You Use?
- What Are Your Favorite Running Sunglasses?
- What Jogging Stroller Do You Recommend?
- What Running Belt or Armband Do You Recommend?
- What Are Your Favorite Running Socks?
- Review Your Running Headphones
- Review Your Running Apps
Running Music and Playlists
Running with music sometimes can give us that little boost of energy or motivation that we need to get through a run. Browse through these playlists for songs to get you pumped up for your runs.
- Running Songs 2013
- Runners' Favorite Running Songs
- Running Songs from 2012
- Top 40 Songs for Running
- Top 40 Running Music: Playlist 2
- Top 40 Running Music: Playlist 3
- Top 40 Running Music: Playlist 4
- Hip-Hop Running Music
- Hip-Hop Running Music: Playlist 2
- Hip-Hop Running Music: Playlist 3