Mother’s Day Gifts For Moms That Run

The most thoughtful gift ideas for running moms, whether it's your mom's birthday, Mother's Day or another special occasion, there's a cool gift for your run-loving mom on this list.

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As a mom who runs and spends much of my time reviewing the latest and greatest women’s running gear, I’m excited to share this regularly-updated gift guide showcasing my top-rated gifts for moms that run – whether you’re searching for a Mother’s Day gift for your mom, or looking to treat her to something for her birthday, Christmas, or another occasion.

Mother’s Day this year falls on May 12, 2024!

Any one of these awesome running gifts are bound to be well-received and loved by your running mom, whether she’s just taking up running, or she’s already a badass mom runner!

How do I know these running gifts are so great? I use them all on a regular basis and have awarded many of them a Trail & Kale Running Co Editor’s Choice Award. Whether you’re looking for a gift for your mom for Mother’s Day, her birthday, Christmas or another occasion, there’s bound to be something on this list that she’ll love.

Mother's Day Gifts For Moms That Run 1 - Trail and Kale | Trail Running & Adventure

HOKA Flight Ultra Running Belt ($50)

This running belt from HOKA is a super simple way for your mom to carry her phone, energy gels, key and other small essentials while out on a run.

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Tifosi Sanctum Running Sunglasses ($35)

For a thoughtful gift for your mom that won’t break the bank, a pair of vibrant new running sunglasses such as the Tifosi Sanctum make an excellent choice. There’s also a wide range of other styles and color options to choose from at Tifosi.com.

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Altra Timp 5 Trail Running Shoes ($155)

The Timp 5 trail runners from Altra are excellent all-round trail running shoes capable of handling even the gnarliest and longest of trail runs. They’re a T&K Editor’s Choice Award winner that sit high on our best trail running shoes roundup, and a personal favorite this season.

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Trail & Kale Trucker Cap ($30)

For another inexpensive, yet unique Mother’s Day or birthday gift for your mom, look no further than one of our exclusive and custom Trail & Kale Running Co. trucker caps and matching t-shirts.

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Stio Second Light Windshell Jacket ($119)

This ultralight Stio windshell jacket packs down super small and is the ideal running jacket for Spring and Fall as well as being a protective layer your mom can wear for running, hiking or everyday, year round.

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Shokz OpenRun Pro Mini Headphones ($130)

These running headphones are so comfortable you don’t know you’re wearing them, and mean your mom can listen to music while running or in the gym, while still being able to hear what’s going on around her – super important when you’re buying a pair of running headphones, especially for running near roads!

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LEKI UltraTrail FX.One Running Poles ($220)

If your mom likes to run or hike on the trails, these ultralight, LEKI poles are the BUSINESS! They’re some of the best running poles that are specifically designed for trail running, and are great for quick transitions when running long, ultra-distance races or for lightweight hiking trips.

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Chirp Back Roller Wheel ($30+)

There’s nothing quite like a quick roll on a Chirp Wheel to get out back tension and a few satisfying clicks! If you’re wondering what size to go for, the original, 12″ Chirp Wheel is my personal favorite.

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On Cloudmonster 2 Running Shoes ($180)

If your mom likes to run on roads and would love some comfortable, bouncy road running shoes that look damn cool at the same time, then look no further than the On Cloudmonster 2. These are some of the best On running shoes for hitting the roads.

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UCAN Energy Gels ($36 for a 12-Pack)

Another cost-effective yet thoughtful gift for a runner, these UCAN energy gels are some of the best and most effective energy gels we’ve tried (and that says a lot!) – plus, the Strawberry-Banana and Orange-Mango flavors are super-tasty!

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KANE Revive Recovery Shoes ($75)

Not just for post-run recovery, these cool-looking recovery shoes from KANE are also great for watersports such as stand-up-paddleboarding and wearing around the pool while on vacation.

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Coros Apex 2 Running Watch ($349)

For a birthday or Mother’s Day splurge, consider getting her a new running watch, such as the incredibly well-priced and easy-to-use Coros Apex 2, that’s great for wearing everyday as well as for every run from a couple of miles to ultramarathons!

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Feetures Running Socks ($18+)

Show me a runner who doesn’t always need new socks, I dare you! Some of my all-time favorite running socks, a multipack of vibrantly-colored Feetures Elite Light No-Show running socks is bound to be appreciated and well-received by your run-loving mom.

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Thule Urban Glide 3 Jogging Stroller ($650)

If you’re looking for a birthday or Mother’s Day gift for a mom with a young child (or children), an all-terrain jogging stroller is an awesome gift! Some of the best out there are these high-end Thule jogging strollers that have excellent suspension, a comfy seat for the little one and a smooth, ergonomic design for pushing them along while running or walking.

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Voited Trooper Poncho Blanket ($119)

Another post-run / everyday hangout gem, the Voited Trooper is a cool poncho-blanket hybrid that’s great for throwing on post-run or for keeping warm when doing things such as camping or spectating at kids’ ball games.

Training Plans featured Trail and Kale

Our Couch-to-5k beginner training plan (FREE!)

Has your Mom had a break from running, or always wanted to start running and never got around to it? For a thoughtful yet completely FREE gift, head over to our Couch to 5k training plan and download the free 8-week training plan she can follow to go from not running to completing a 5k (3.3 miles) in one go!

Our Running 101 page is also packed with running tips for runners of all levels, from complete beginners to experienced runners, so there’s plenty of resources right here to help Mom train for her 5k challenge.

Helen
Helenhttps://www.trailandkale.com/
One of Trail & Kale's co-founders, a mom, and guardian of our resident trail dog, Kepler, Helen can be found trail running with Kepler and enjoying road runs with her mini in a jogging stroller, all while testing out the latest running gear for our readers.

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