‘Tis the season to run in holiday races! From Turkey Trots to Jingle Bell 5ks, your race schedule is probably starting to look busier than your social calendar. But, the most important thing about these races? Making sure you are dressed to impressed — complete with elf bells on. Check out our list of the 10 best women’s gear items for this season’s holiday races.
Marathon Fall Compression Socks
Show up to your Turkey Trot in style with the PRO Compression Marathon Fall compression socks. The socks, which boast a festive fall striping pattern, maximize blood flow to improve recovery times and help keep your legs feeling fresh throughout your race. Plus, by using coupon code “NOV,” you can save 40% off your purchase and enjoy free shipping.
Nike Pro Hyperwarm Nordic
Nike took an abstract approach in designing its Nike Pro Hyperwarm Nordic women’s running tights. Offering Dri-FIT fabric to wick away the sweat, the tights also incorporate thermal insulation to help block out the chill and keep you warm before, during and after your race.
Nordic Reindeer Arm Warmers
Etsy seller TrixyXchange sells Nordic Reindeer Arm Warmers complete with thumbholes, perfect for those races that land on those chilly winter days. Handmade of “awesomeness,” polyester and spandex, these arm warmers serve as the finishing touch to your festive outfit.
Red Candy Stripe Running Skirt
The Red Candy Stripe Running Skirt offers a mix of holiday cheer and comfort for female runners. Made by Running Skirts, its boasts a red and white peppermint chevron print. The skirt also has black mesh briefs attached underneath to reduce chafing and improve comfort. As a bonus, you can also wear this skirt again for other favorite race holidays, such as Valentine’s Day and the 4th of July.
Holiday Sweater Long Sleeve Tech
INKnBURN nailed the design of its Holiday Sweater Long Sleeve Tech shirt for women. It looks identical to those sweaters that your mother used to dress you in before you traveled over the river and through the woods to grandma’s house. Boasting 100% wicking soft poly, it is also quite breathable to give you the air your body needs to go the extra mile.
Designed by a Redbubble artist, the RUN XMAS t-shirt serves as a parody of the famous hip hop group, RUN DMC. Combined with the ugly sweater design, the RUN XMAS t-shirt can be worn on race day or even on Christmas day to celebrate your love for running.
Of course, there’s no better way to show your holiday spirit than with a Santa hat. Plop it on your head and no matter what else you may wear, it makes you look festive. As an added bonus, it will keep your ears and head warm on the coldest of race days.
Running Christmas Elf Socks
Ready to run like Santa’s favorite elf? Your outfit won’t be complete without Running Christmas Elf Socks. Designed by Yakety Yak!, the socks are made of a performance fabric to ensure comfort while on the run. Plus, the knee high length adds flair to your costume and extra warmth to your legs along the way.
Nike Pro Hyperwarm Mosaic Crew
Available in a variety of festive colors, the Nike Pro Hyperwarm Mosaic Crew allows you to wear a beautified version of your favorite ugly Christmas sweater design. Featuring thumbole accents to keep your hands as warm as your arms, the shirt features the qualities of Nike Pro clothing to keep you warm, even if Jack Frost tries to nip at your toes.
Christmas Printed Shoe Laces
The ultimate holiday costumes boast festive colors from head to toe, with shoelaces no exception. Top off your shoes with Christmas Printed Shoe Laces from FootGalaxy. Featuring an array of designs, you can find the laces that fit your style and costume the best.