Best Running Gear for Dads 2023
Buyers Guide | Fleet Feet
Being a dad and a runner is both a challenge and an opportunity. Whether you’re feeling sleep deprived during your workout after a long night up with your little one or trying to squeeze in a run between your family’s busy schedule, finding the time and energy to exercise can be difficult.
The health benefits of walking and running, both mentally and physically, can help make you a healthier and happier dad for your children. Plus, we all know children are always watching and imitating us, which is why incorporating running into your life can help them fall in love with the sport, too.
At Fleet Feet we see all sorts of father runners from the dads who are just starting out to ones who have run since childhood. So we curated a list of some of the best running gear and gifts for dads that make getting your run in a little bit easier while also helping you out in the extreme sport called fatherhood.
Here is our list of the best running gear for dads:
- Orange Mud Transition Wrap 2.0
- Sprints Hat
- New Balance 990
- Thule Urban Glide 2 Stroller
- Vuori Strato Tech Tee
- Oofos Ooahh Slides
- Garmin Forerunner 265
- Vuori Kore Short
- Hydro Flask 21oz Standard Mouth
- Thule Sapling
- Shokz OpenRun Pro Headphones
- Rabbit EZ Tee Long Sleeve
[This is part of our Best Running Accessories Guide 2023. To take a deeper look into shoes, check out our guide to the Best Running Shoes for Men.]
Orange Mud Transition Wrap 2.0
New Balance 990
Thule Urban Glide 2
Vuori Strato Tech Tee
OOFOS Ooahh Slides
Garmin Forerunner 265
Vuori Kore Short
Hydro Flask 21oz Standard Mouth
Shokz OpenRun Pro Headphones
rabbit EZ Tee Long Sleeve
How We Picked the Best Running Gear for Dads
With more than 45 years of experience, Fleet Feet is the expert in running and walking. What makes the ideal running gear for dads comes down to the personal experience, goals, preferences and style of that person. At Fleet Feet, we have been helping runners and walkers pick out the right gear for decades and want to pass that knowledge on to you.
We use a combination of real-life use, quality of materials, seasonal trends and our own top-seller lists to pick out the best running gear. With all that in mind, we picked gear that lived up to our personal (and professional) expectations and we think they will live up to yours as well.
Standing Behind Our Picks
We picked the best running gear for dads based on what we think will work for the most people in the most situations. If you buy any gear from us and you don’t love the way it looks, fits or performs, bring them back within 60 days for a full refund. Plus, we offer free shipping on all orders over $99 on fleetfeet.com, and we’ll match a lower price from a qualifying retailer. That’s our Happy Fit Guarantee.
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