9 Essential Fall Running Gear Items

I’ve been training for my first marathon through out the summer and the heat has been brutal! I’m so excited for fall! Here are a few of my essential items:

Fall Marathon Running Gear Must Haves

 

Fall Running Gear

  1. Night light: It’s important to purchase a running light so that others can see you if you’e running in the evening hours. I really like the Nathan Strobe Light because it’s bright, small, lightweight and easily attaches to your running clothes.
  2. Garmin 210: Sometimes my phone batter is running low, so having a trusty GPS watch it important.  It’s also a great way to to measure your pace and progress.
  3. Daily Moisturizing Cream: Natural hair tends to dry out after long workouts. I love using TGIN’s butter cream to help  remoisturize my hair.
  4. Daily Moisturizing Spray:  Before working out, make sure you add in a light daily moisturizing spray to keep your hair from feeling like a brillo afterwards.
  5. Vaseline: Vaseline is a runner’s best friend, it’s great for lips skin and even hair if you’re in a pinch.
  6.  Honey Waffles: Honey stinger’s waffles are perfect, bite-sized snacks that give you energy to finish your long runs.
  7. Thorlo Experia Running Socks For fall, I switch to thicker socks to keep my feet warm. These are lightweight, supportive and breathable socks with a awesome arch support.
  8.  Spotify: If you are logging in tons of miles, you may need some tunes. I love, love, love Spotify. I can literally have thousands of songs at my finger tips.
  9. ½ Zip Long Sleeves: Since I am running outside by the lake a lot, I prefer running in 1/2 zip long sleeves so that I can regulate my body temperature if I become to hot or cold. The UA WOMEN’S qualifier ½ zip is one of my favorites because it has their awesome Moisture Transport System that wicks sweat.

 

 

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