A gift from Lululemon is always going to be well-received – after all, who doesn’t like a new piece of quality workout gear for making winter running that much more enjoyable? Lululemon is not just about yoga pants, they have some great running gear for summer, and being a Canadian company, they also know all about the right running clothing and accessories for cold winter runs – in the city and on the trails! In this post we have hand-picked a selection of the best gifts for runners from Lululemon, both men’s gifts and gifts for women.
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Lululemon Gifts for Runners – Gifts for Women
Fast and Free Run Belt
A running belt is great for those runs where you need to take a few essentials, like your phone, keys and a card – plus a few snacks, and don’t need to wear a full race vest. We appreciate that Lululemon’s Fast and Free Run Belt zips up fully to keep your stuff safely stashed, and also includes a clip for your keys.
This running belt is designed to be worn with the phone pocket at either the front or the back and is unisex so although we’ve included it as a gift for women, it would also make a great gift for guys!
Align Pant II in 25″
I love everything about these tights. They’re designed for yoga, but these days you could wear them for pretty much anything, so you know they’ll get a lot of love and wear. I have these in camo and wear them for everyday, short runs and post-run chillaxing.
The ‘nulu’ fabric used to make them is super soft and lightweight, stretchy, breathable and sweat-wicking, and they’re available in a wide range of colors, including limited edition embossed versions, camo colorways, heathered options, brights and the classic Lululemon black. The high rise waistband is flattering and comfortable, and includes an hidden inside pocket for small essentials.
Fly Away Tamer Headband
If you (or your lucky female gift recipient) is like me and their fringe/bangs get in the way and waft around when running or working out, then this running headband will be ideal to keep hair out of your face.
The Fly Away Tamer Headband has velvet on the inside to help prevent it slipping up, down or off when worn – super important!
Down For It All Jacket
I received this Lululemon Down For It All Jacket in purple as a gift from a loved one, and wear it all the time – and usually not even for running, although it is designed for running in – it’s water-resistant, stretchy, made from super-soft fabric and has two of my favorite features for cold-weather running gear – reflective details and thumb-holes! I often wear it for cold winter trips out, it looks just as great with jeans as with running tights. It’s pricey but well-made, looks good, and I have it on all the time in winter.
If you’d prefer to choose a padded running vest instead, there is also a sleeveless version of this running jacket, the Down For It All Vest.
Out of Range Duffel 33l
Sometimes the weather is just downright awful and your running time is better spent on the treadmill or switched out for a strength training session in the gym.
Who doesn’t love a well-designed gym-bag, complete with a separate bag for your shoes? Oooh, or this Out of Range Duffel bag, complete with some other Lululemon gift goodies inside it – like the best-ever stocking and stocking fillers?!
Another classic Lululemon product, the Define Jacket is designed for sweaty activities but is also great for everyday wear. While not specifically for running, it’s a great gift for active people.
I love that it comes in so many different color options and has such a close-fitting, flattering fit, which means it can be layered under a larger jacket or hoody. I have this in dark grey and it goes with everything!
Lululemon Gifts for Runners – Gifts for Men
Metal Vent Tech Hoodie 2.0
The ultimate technical training hoodie, complete with ‘anti-stink’ technology. This men’s Metal Vent Tech Hoodie 2.0 is a running and workout top that was designed for sweating in!
This running hoodie makes a great gift for guys who like to run but also dress athletically in their everyday life.
We particularly love this top in the Midnight Shadow / Tempest Blue color for its pairing versatility.
Fast and Free Men’s Run Hat
This Lululemon Fast and Free Men’s Run Hat is lightweight and sweat-wicking, perfect for running in. It also includes mesh lining with anti-stink properties, and reflective details for running in low light conditions. Even when the sun isn’t out, the cap helps keep rain and sweat from going in your eyes… plus it comes in a few different color options and looks great on.
Command The Day Duffel 37l
The men’s Command The Day Duffel bag is ideal for taking running and working kit to a race or the gym, as well as travel and commuting. We particularly like that this bag is water-repellent and has a separate shoe compartment, which can also be used to stash sweaty and/or dirty post-run gear. This duffel bag comes in heathered grey or classic black color options and also features a large pocket at one end (ideal for small items such as sports nutrition), an inside pocket, and padding for an up to 13 inch laptop.
The Active Jacket is the perfect water repellent, breathable running jacket with a stowable hood, phone pocket and reflective detail. This Lululemon jacket is super-versatile for running from Fall, through Winter, and into Spring.
This men’s running jacket is also great for other activities such as hiking and traveling as it’s so lightweight, so you know they’ll get a lot of use out of it.