The Best Gear To Wear If Preparing To Run A Marathon
Whether you logged countless training miles, hydrated for months, or looking for that motivation to start, race day is nearly here and we wanted to share the best gear to wear for a marathon. On NYC Marathon Sunday, all five boroughs will be sparked with shared adrenaline. The city will get wind of steady rhythm made by thousands of soles hitting the New York City streets. We have rounded up a few things, or what we like to call it, the best gear to help you prepare for running a marathon. These must haves will help you feel great at the start, finish, and in between. So here’s the best gear to prepare for race day.
Tracksmith Twilight Tank
This silky-soft mesh tank is lightweight with high speed stretch. The Twilight Tank is breathable, moisture-wicking and feels cool against your skin. Its reinforced double stitch construction adds durability, while stretch gussets at the sides and an inverted arc back yoke allow freedom of movement.
Tracksmith Twilight Split Shorts
The Twilight Split Shorts were designed using Italian- made fabric that’s lightweight, antimicrobial, soft against the skin, and stretches and recovers to match a runner’s stride. Crafted using a special high-gauge knitting equipment that creates small pointelle holes, allows more airflow and for the fabric to dry more quickly. In a classic high 3” split silhouette, it also features 3 internal pockets for fuel that will hold the gels tight against the body to reduce bouncing.
Tracksmith Brighton Base Layer
Ideal for cold runs when you need to layer, this seamless, lightweight long sleeve is made from an engineered Merino mesh that is more open around your core, and with a closed knit on the sleeves for more warmth. The Brighton Base Layer is stunningly soft, and made from a lightweight, Merino blend, and constructed to reduce any chance of chafing.
Tracksmith Speed Crew Sock
Made from a lightweight and compressive fabric and selected for its durability, these Speed Crew Socks feature soft, wicking and cool to the touch with enough compression to ensure these crew socks won’t slip.
Ultimate Direction Amelia Boone Short
Designed and tested by world-champion racer, Amelia Boone for maximum mobility and zero restriction to stride, these full split running shorts highlight a dissolvable thread material that maximizes breathability without reducing durability. Featuring a bonded hem and Y-fold elastic waistband make this short completely chafe free.
Ultimate Direction Women’s Cirrus Singlet
Ultra-lightweight while still offering style, wicking, and comfort. Weighing in at 83g this minimalist running top also highlights flatlocked anti-chafe seams for all day comfort.
Ultimate Direction FASTDRAW 300 Water Bottle
The world’s first handheld for runners features a large, zippered back pocket capable of holding up to an iPhone X.
Injinji Ultra Run Crew
Once you try it, you will never run again without it. Injinji’s five-toe design prevents blisters, splays toes naturally and wicks away moisture. The key attraction is the cushioned terry throughout the entire foot and toes, to help soften the impact of tough runs and workouts on feet. The Women’s Ultra Run Crew, hitting at mid-calf, also displays a detailed ribbed knit throughout the leg for a tighter, more ergonomic fit.
Hoka One One Stinson Atr 6
This eye-catching sneaker is versatile, and an all-terrain shoe that utilizes recycled Unifi REPREVE® yarn derived from post-consumer waste plastic. Created to provide the support you want and nothing you don’t, it attributes a higher bed of soft cushion, that numbs any bangs your sore legs could experience, and is designed to provide a forgiving impact and ride.
Hoka One One Mach 4
Designed for maximal comfort and support, the Mach 4 features a low-profile cushion bed that keeps your foot closer to the ground, and utilizes a firmer material designed to provide an efficient push-off. They provide lightweight ground contact and responsive cushioning.
Pickle Juice is an all-natural way to stay hydrated and stop muscle cramps. Perfect for athletes, fitness lovers, or anyone who struggles with cramps, this product will help you recover faster. Available in a quick and effective shot will hydrate and re-energize you to stay on the move.
Cotopaxi Kapai 3L Hip Pack – Del Día
Keep your hands free while adventuring with this hip pack. It also includes thoughtful internal accessory details including a zippered front accessory pocket, a large main compartment, and top grab handle. Cotopaxi’s Del Día collection take repurposing to the next level by using smaller batches of excess material to create one-of-a-kind bags.
Decathlon Smartphone Belt Bag
The perfect small accessory for running this belt is designed to carry your phone, keys and documents. It stays pressed against the body, and tension that can be adjusted with the elastic.