Posted in Run and tagged Christmas, run, runners, xmas

You’ve trained hard all year, you’ve even embraced the elements this winter, and now you deserve a little something to recognise how far you’ve come.

So, why not indulge the Christmas spirit and the season of generosity by rewarding yourself with a little - or large - Christmas gift?

This year, Wiggle has launched an online digital personal shopper to help you find the perfect gift no matter your budget or discipline.

In the meantime, we’ve dived into the complete festive range, and highlighted a few indulgences we think will brighten up your Christmas and help make next year’s training even more productive. We’ve even sliced up the selections by budget to help you manage your festive spending.

So, have a look below at some of the items available in the Wiggle Christmas Store, and see if you can find the perfect self-gift.

For men

Budget: Under £20

Stance Training Socklets - 3 Pack

Fresh socks are a Christmas essential, but these Stance Training Socklets are a big step forward in terms of sports footwear. Air channel cushioning, articulated foot bed, mesh vents, reinforced heel and toe, and a quick access tab make for a nice addition to your running kit for next year.

Worry Less Designs Running Definition Water Bottle

This lightweight stainless steel bottle features a spill-resistant lid and leak-proof design, making it perfect for running, gym or even the office. 

adidas Performance Gloves

With comfy stretch fabric and touchscreen-friendly fingertips, these gloves will make winter running that little bit more comfortable as we head into January and February.  

Budget: £20 - £50

Wahoo TICKR Heart Rate Monitor for iPhone and Android

Conquer 2018’s goals with this smart phone compatible Wahoo TICKR Heart Rate Monitor. Track your progress using your phone or Garmin watch, and see how knowledge becomes power with greater access to data and a huge range online apps.

Under Armour HeatGear Armour Long Sleeve Comp Top

Made with the same attention to detail and quality as all Under Armour clothing, you’ll feel able to outrun a locomotive in this compression top. The four-way stretch allows full freedom of movement and the it's equipped with Under Armour HeatGear technology to keep you cool.

Under Armour Threadborne 1/2 Zip Hoodie

The Under Armour Threadborne 1/2 Zip hoodie will keep you comfortable and warm on your way to the track or your favourite route. Meanwhile, its super breathable fabric wicks away sweat and moisture to regulate your body temperature or to stop you feeling clammy on the way back from your training session.

Budget: £50 - £100

Ronhill Momentum Afterlight Long Sleeve Run Top

Using lightweight Vapourlite fabric construction, the Momentum Afterlight top can be worn either as a baselayer in colder conditions or a lightweight mid-layer. It wicks away sweat before it can cause a chill and even features a reflective trim to help you to stay visible. 

Garmin Vivofit 3 Activity Tracker

Which man doesn’t like a bit of tech and gadgetry at Christmas? The Garmin Vivofit 3 is a do-it-all activity tracker at a great price for the self-gifter. Its Move IQ motion detection technology senses when your activity changes and automatically switches the data recording for you. Nifty…

adidas Training Backpack

The person who has everything still needs something to carry it all in. The adidas Training Backpack bag is perfect for runners. Effortlessly go from home to track to work with masses of space for all your kit. There's even a padded laptop compartment as well as inside zipped pockets for valuables.

Budget: Over £100

Garmin Fenix 5S GPS Watch

If you’ve been particularly cautious with your cash this year and left yourself a little room for something special, then the Garmin Fenix 5S GPS Watch is the ultimate self-gift. Combining style and substance, the watch is packed with enough tech to make even a modern Bond raise an iconic eyebrow. Outdoor navigation, wrist-based heart rate monitor, performance widget, 3-axis compass, and even Strava compatible, it’s attractive in more ways than one.

adidas ID Hybrid Jacket

The adidas ID Hybrid Jacket is stylish and versatile. Throw it on after a run, wear it to head to the gym or even as casual wear. The breathable mesh lining on the upper back will keep you comfortable and there's a high-neck, full zip and hood to protect you from the elements,

Asics Gel-Kayano 25 Shoes

Discover unrivalled levels of comfort and support with the ASICS Gel Kayano 25. This special edition celebrates the 25th anniversary of this perenial favorite. FlyteFoam Propel provides superb energy return and metaclutch technology ensures a sure step.

For women

Budget: Under £20

Under Armour Convertible Run Glove

The UA Storm finish of the Under Armour Convertible Run Glove will keep out rain and snow without making your hands feel clammy. The lightweight hood provides additional protection and is easily stashable. Keep warmth trapped in, even when you need to use your phone, thanks to the 'Tech Touch' print on the fingers and thumb.

Adidas Z.N.E Parley Cap

When you want to shut out the world on your run, the adidas Z.N.E Parley Cap will help keep you focused on your route. A built-in Climalite sweatband, meanwhile, wicks away sweat to keep you cool and dry. Plus, it's made from Parley Ocean Plastic™ yarns that are made from recycled waste, so you'll be helping out in the was on plastic.

dhb Women's Long Sleeve Run Top

The dhb Women's Long Sleeve Run Top is lightweight and designed to provide a unrestrictive and comfortable fit. A polygiene coating naturally inhibits the growth of odour-causing bacteria and fungi on fabrics, allowing you to wear more and wash less.

Budget: £20 - £50

Veho Pebble Explorer Dual Port Power Bank

 

The Veho Pebble Explorer is a 8200mAh Dual USB Portable charger so you can be confident you'll always have enough power to charge your smartphone on the move. A Digital LED indicator keeps you notified of the exact percentage charge available, so you can immerse yourself in your run without distraction. 

Urbanista Rio Headphones

Get those Christmas songs out of your head and run to your own beat. These bright and cheerful Urbanista Rio Headphones feature an inline remote so you can take calls on the go and have been designed for a secure fit. 

dhb Women's Printed Tight - Neon Floral

Add a pop of colour to those cold, grey January runs with these cheerful running tights. They feature a deep waistband that won't slide down and a secure zip pocket for your valuables. 

Budget: £50 - £100

Ronhill Women's Infinity Nightfall Jacket

 

Packed with features and high-viz to keep you safe on those road runs, the Ronhill Infinity Nightfall jacket will bring a Christmas smile to your festive face. The Activelite fabric is lightweight, breathable, and wind resistant, while the jacket features reflective graphics, a secure hood and a secure pocket.

Icebreaker Women's 260 Zone Merino Longsleeve

This heavy-duty base layer will get you out the door on the coldest days. Icebreaker’s BodyfitZONE™ construction helps to regulate your temperature and continually wicks moisture away. Added LYCRA® and flatlock stitching will keep you comfortable. 

Reebok Women's Floatride Run Flexweave Shoes

These Reebok Floatride running shoes carry a huge suite of technologies to make you fun faster and avoid injury including the super-responsive Floatride Foam midsole. Fully engineered woven uppers and a supportive 3D heel cradle mean superior comfort too.

Budget: Over £100

Suunto Ambit3 Multisport Black (HR)

You deserve a little spoiling, especially at Christmas, so how about this attractive and technologically-dense training watch. With a battery life of up to 15 hours while in GPS mode, it’s one of the longest lasting in the market. The wrist-based heart rate monitor is convenient and comfortable, while customisable watch faces mean it can look exactly how you want. Compatible with a wide range of apps and tracking programmes, the watch also has a 'breadcrumb' feature that helps you find your way home if you decide to go exploring. 

Gore Wear GORE R5 Women GORE-TEX INFINIUM™ Soft Lined Jacket

This lightweight GORE-TEX® jacket is ready for any adventure, keeping you warm and comfortable even in tough conditions. It comes packed with features, such as reflective details, a close-fitting hood, and stretch inserts in the cuffs, plus much more, allowing you to laugh in the face of winter.

adidas Women's Supernova Jacket

Rain or shine, this reflective and water repellent Supernova jacket from adidas is sure to become your go-to for cooler runs. The stand-up collar keeps the chill out whilst Climacool technology and smart ventilation mean you don't end up too warm.

If none of the above have managed to switch on your Christmas lights, check out the Wiggle Christmas Shop, which can be tailored to suit your budget and discipline. 

About the author

Damien Whinnery
Published on: 12 Dec 2018

Fascinated by fitness, serious about sport, and joyous about the gym