Sneakers, jackets, and more new items for covering any distance
While it’s often more comfortable to log miles on crisp autumn days than on hot, muggy ones, it’s still crucial to have the right gear for the new season. Here are 12 pieces for runners to add to their closets this month, including innovative sneaker styles and the latest in tracking tech.
adidas ultraboost x all terrain shoes
Designed to perform in wet, slippery, muddy conditions as well as dry ones, these sneakers can stand up to whatever weather the season throws your way. Available for both women and men, they have just the right amount of cushion and support for neutral runners.
Perforation in areas prone to sweat makes this a smart layer for wet, windy days. Reflective details ensure visibility during night runs, and a soft fabric interior keeps the jacket from clinging to your skin when things heat up.
The latest edition of Apple’s smartwatch promises phone freedom. Cellular capability means you can make a call or send a text in case of emergency, or just order a Lyft if you run too far from home and need a ride back.
For longer treks, hydration is a must. This light backpack fits close to the body for minimal bounce and includes a two liter reservoir, plus room to stash keys, money, energy gels, and an extra layer.
The fabric used in this hat wicks sweat and keeps warmth in simultaneously, making it ideal for those in-between months when you don’t need something heavy-duty over your ears but can’t run with them bare.