Whether you just started running for health or competitive reasons, you need the right running gear to propel you forward. From running shoes to earphones, here’s a list of running gear to get you hooked on achieving that runner’s high. We did all the “legwork” so that you don’t have to!

1. FlipBelt Running Waist Belt
Best running belt
Buy from RM199.00
Buy from Lazada MY

Specially-designed for runners, this running belt won’t bounce or jiggle when you wear it– you’ll hardly notice that it’s there. This running belt can also be easily stretched, thanks to its moisture-wicking fabric. This allows you to store large smartphones while still having room to spare for you to store other items –cards, keys and many more.

2. Lifeproof Armband with QuickMount
Bestarmband
Buy from RM169.00
Buy from Lazada MY

The Lifeproof Armband with QuickMount is a unique armband. With just a click, you can secure your smartphone and with just a twist, you can dismount it from the armband – it doesn’t get much simpler than this. Its size also fits you no matter you’re packing huge guns or small ones – it can fit arm sizes from 22cm to 48cm around.

3. AONIJIE Hydration Pack Backpack 
Best hydration pack
Buy from RM77.90
Buy from Lazada MY

The AONIJIE Hydration Pack Backpack is the perfect running companion – it’s lightweight so it won’t slow you down. It also comes with adjustable straps to fit your height and provide maximum comfort. The best part is that it is also equipped with an 8L “bladder” that has a tube which you can drink out of without needing you to stop your running routine.

4. High Visibility Unisex Reflective Safety Vest
Buy from RM18.80
Buy from Lazada MY

Best reflective gear

The High Visibility Unisex Reflective Safety Vest is a reflective vest that is made from spandex and polyester; this translates to a comfortable fit no matter what type of body you have, be it ectomorph, endomorph, mesomorph or other fitness-related jargon for that matter. It is highly visible; drivers can easily see you running at night no matter which angle they’re looking at.

5. Omron HJ-321 Tri-Axis Pedometer Black
Best pedometer
Buy from RM85.50
Buy from Lazada MY

This pedometer features a simplistic design that does away with all the fancy technology. It can store the data of the steps you took for the day without connecting to your phone. Not only that, it is user-friendly; you don’t need to go through a thick manual just to learn how to use it. Additionally, it features an LCD screen that is easily readable.

6. Mio Fuse
Best fitness watch
Buy from RM299.50
Buy from Lazada MY

The Mio Fuse is a simple yet elegantly designed fitness watch that is made for runners who are hell-bent on achieving their fitness goals. It measures heart rate by taking note of changes in the volume of blood in your arm which makes it highly accurate. On top of that, it comes with a Mio GO app which you can download on your phone to automatically sync your activity data.

7. Nike Flex 2017 RN
Best running shoes for men
Buy from RM169.90

The Nike Flex 2017 RN is a pair of sneakers that are as light as a feather – you’ll feel as if you are running on air the moment you put them on. This pair of sneakers also incorporates Flywire Technology that offers secure midfoot lockdown and to top it off, it has a rounded heel that helps with natural range of motion.

8. Nike LunarGlide 9
Best running shoes for women
Buy from RM287.90

The Nike LunarGlide 9 is perfect for those with flat feet – it provides more support with its Lunarlon cushioning. Even if you don’t have flat feet, you’ll benefit from the Lunarlon cushioning as well, as it evenly distributes the force of impact that comes from running. Not to mention, this pair of shoes have a distinctive style and design that everyone will love.

9. JBL Under Armour Sport wireless
Best earphones for running
Buy from RM599.00
Buy from Lazada MY

The JBL Under Armour Sport wireless is the earphone-to-get if you want to run to the sound of the beat. It delivers crisp tunes with enough bass to get you shaking your head enthusiastically while running or brisk walking. It also has an in-ear fit which fits your ears snugly and securely; this can aid in passively cancelling out noise.

10. Nike Elite Cushioned No-Show
Best socks for running
Buy from RM65.00
Buy from Nike Malaysia

Having the right pair of socks is crucial in preventing discomfort. These Nike socks are made with Dri-FIT Technology, which keeps your feet comfortable and dry. It’s also strategically cushioned for targeted impact absorption when running. On top of that, these socks also offer good ventilation because of its lightweight mesh design.

11. BodyGlide Original Anti-Chafe Balm
Best anti-chafe for running
Buy from RM43.00
Buy from Big Big Place

BodyGlide Original Anti-Chafe Balm is an anti-chafe balm that is plant-based and contains no petroleum. It is scent-free so you won’t have deal with any weird smell that might linger around your skin or clothes. Another plus point is that it won't stain your clothes in any way, so washing your workout clothes is so much easier.

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