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Summer Running Essentials


Being a runner in New York is already hard enough, make it easier on yourself with a few of these Summer Running Essentials.


Summer means sun, and sun mean a sweet pair of new sunglasses.  Tifosi makes sunglasses with interchangeable lenses so that you can be ready for any conditions, with frames ranging from classic casual to race performance.  Stop squinting in the sun and you will immediately feel the difference come race day. 

OluKai Sandals 

Craftsmanship is the watchword of OluKai sandals. Great materials, great design, and great style, makes for a great-fitting, comfortable sandal that you will want to wear all summer.


Drinking on the run doesn’t have to be complicated. No need to find a water fountain; carry your water with you! Try a hydration belt, handheld, or bottle waistpack from Nathan or Amphipod. 

You can even try using one bottle for an electrolyte replacement beverage like Nuun, while using the other for that other perfect hydration beverage –– water.

Running Caps

We have a variety of running caps to help you protect yourself from the sun this summer. Nike introduces the Aerobill, a featherweight, breathable cap for the ultimate in lightweight protection and style. If you’re more of a visor person, try Saucony’s Speed Run Visor.  Finally, or a stylish and functional running cap this summer, look no further than Ciele Athletics. This Montreal company makes lightweight, breathable caps in a variety of styles and colors.