If you haven’t had a chance to pick up something sweet for the runner in your life, don’t fret–we got you covered. These simple Valentine’s Day gifts are inexpensive, thoughtful, and unlike the typical box of chocolates they are guilt-free and sure to make your runner’s favorite pastime even more satisfying!
Jot down a few offers on a piece of scratch paper and put them inside your Valentine’s Day card! Hint: Runners love foot massages and breakfast in bed!
2. Drop in the Bucket
A gift card to your local running store is always appreciated! Shoes and accessories can be a pricey investment!
3. Fuel their Passion
Stock up your runner’s recovery cupboard with gels, recovery bars, and protein powder. If you want to get creative, may we suggest buying 13 or 26 of everything?
What’s sexier than rolling around in the mud? Sign you and your loved one up for a race where you are guaranteed to get muddy. Check out MuddyBuddy.com.
5. Love from Head to Toes
The only thing better than your foot massage coupon might be a professional pedicure–that is of course if they have any toenails left! Learn Why Runners Should Take Care of Their Feet
Need more ideas? Give the Gift of Running!
About the Author: Chantelle Wilder is the Senior Editor and Co-Founder of Runners Feed. She also competes for the New Balance Silicon Valley Club in the Bay Area of California. When she isn’t running, or editing she can be found enjoying the fruitful wines of nearby Napa Valley while challenging her husband to a game of Bananagrams®.