The 10 Best Gifts for Walkers of 2019

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Our Top Picks

Apple Watch Series 5 at Amazon

"The GPS, heart sensors, and emergency SOS are all compatible with the iPhone for improved safety and fitness tracking."

Allbirds Tree Runners at All Birds

"Derived from eucalyptus tree fiber, these sustainable shoes are silky-smooth and known for unparalleled comfort."

Run & Relax Running Belt at Amazon

"The super affordable Run & Relax Running Belt is discrete yet capable of holding plenty of items."

Omron Alvita Optimized Pedometer at Amazon

"This little gadget will logs steps and calories burned throughout the day. It will refresh daily and holds data for a week."

TheraFlow Dual Foot Massager Roller at Amazon

"This foot massager relieves foot pain from plantar fasciitis, neuropathy, stress, and more with a simple rolling action."

Fringe Fighter Headband at Lululemon

"This lightweight, reversible headband will keep bangs and beads of sweat out of your favorite walker's eyes"

Uncommon Goods Fitness Bottle with Phone Holding Sleeve at Uncommon Goods

"This clever water bottle has a comfortable hand strap to allow you to walk, hike and run stress-free."

Bombas Tri-Bloc Ankle Socks at Bombas

"Moisture-wicking technology keeps feet dry on long walks, and each pair sold equals a donated pair to someone in need."

Living Proof Perfect Hair Day Dry Shampoo at Amazon

"The Living Proof PhD Dry Shampoo goes beyond freshening up to actually cleaning hair by eliminating oil, sweat and odor."

CALIA by Carrie Underwood Warm Long Sleeve Shirt at DICK'S Sporting Goods

"It's lightweight yet designed to keep heat in without the bulk, with moisture-wicking technology to keep you fresh and dry."

Our Top Picks

Apple Watch Series 5

The Apple Watch Series 5 will be a well-appreciated splurge if the walker in your life is also an iPhone user. The GPS, heart sensors, and emergency SOS are all compatible with the iPhone for improved safety and fitness tracking. It can even hold an entire Apple Music library so they won't need to worry about holding their phone to listen to music while exercising.

Need more ideas? Take a look at the best headphones for running.

Allbirds Tree Runners

All Birds

All Birds

The Allbirds Tree Runners are light and breezy with cooling comfort that's ideal for every adventure. Derived from eucalyptus tree fiber, these sustainable shoes are silky-smooth and known for unparalleled comfort. These stylish walking shoes are versatile enough for all-day wear and durable enough for long treks without any signs of discomfort.

Run & Relax Running Belt

The Run & Relax Running Belt is discreet in size yet capable of holding plenty of items. Plus, the sport-specific belt ensures no annoying bouncing or moving. Some of the notable features include its high-quality waterproof material with a specially shaped zipper so items remain dry in nearly any weather condition. An added bonus: the reflective gear will make walking at night a safe experience.

Omron Alvita Optimized Pedometer

Downloading apps and making sure there's a WiFi can be stressful. That's when a basic pedometer, like the Omron Altiva comes in handy and makes the perfect gift for your walking partner. This little gadget will log the steps they take and calories burned throughout the day. It will refresh at the end of each day and holds data for a week so they can track their progress weekly.

TheraFlow Dual Foot Massager Roller

Foot relief doesn't have to come with a high price tag. This foot massager relieves foot pain from plantar fasciitis, neuropathy, stress, and more with a simple rolling action. Made out of wood, this is a great addition to any bedroom or living room that can easily be stowed away.

Looking for more options? Read our article on the best foot massagers.

Fringe Fighter Headband

headband

Lululemon

This lightweight, reversible headband will keep bangs and beads of sweat out of your loved one's eyes. It comes in a variety of colors and can be worn with the skinny or the wide section at the top, making it an ideal choice for women or men with longer hair.

Uncommon Goods Fitness Bottle with Phone Holding Sleeve

Fitness water bottle sleeve

Uncommon Goods

Staying hydrated during long walks just got easier! This clever water bottle has a comfortable hand strap to allow walkers to hit the trails stress-free. The neoprene pouch keeps the 23-ounce bottle cold and has plenty of zippered space for their phone, keys and other items. Plus, the bottle is removable for easy cleaning, or they can use the case to accompany another bottle.

Check out our guide to the best gifts for runners.

Bombas Tri-Bloc Ankle Socks

socks

Bombas

If you're an active person, then you know some socks are built for performance while others just don't make the cut. The Bombas Tri-Block Ankle Socks come in men's and women's variations, and are praised for their quality and comfort. Moisture-wicking technology keeps feet dry on long walks, and you can feel good about your purchase as each pair sold equals a donated pair to someone in need.

Living Proof Perfect Hair Day Dry Shampoo

There's no need to sacrifice great hair because of brisk walks before work or events when dry shampoo is now better than ever. The Living Proof PhD Dry Shampoo goes beyond freshening up to actually cleaning hair by eliminating oil, sweat and odor. This fun travel sized option makes it ideal for perfecting hair on the go.

Interested in reading more reviews? Check out our roundup of the best stocking stuffers for runners.

CALIA by Carrie Underwood Warm Long Sleeve Shirt

long sleeve shirt

CALIA 

Cold weather will be easy to conquer in this CALIA by Carrie Underwood Warm Long Sleeve shirt. It's lightweight yet designed to keep heat in without the bulk, while the fashionable neckline will keep them warm. It also has moisture-wicking technology to keep your favorite walker fresh and dry during and after exercise.

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