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7 Pieces of Running Gear Every Delaware Runner Needs

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Maximum comfort meets standout protection with these vibrant accessories and running gear found at stores around Delaware.

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1. Block Print Diamond Bandana

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Block Print Diamond Bandana, $32.50, at Terrain, Glen Mills. Illustration by Tim Foley

Wearing a bandana around your neck is a helpful accessory on race day. You can use it to wipe the sweat that runs down your face and potentially in your eyes. Shop similar styles here.

2. Amphipod Profile-Lite High Five-K Bottle Pack


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Amphipod Profile-Lite High Five-K Bottle Pack, $45, at Delaware Running Company, Greenville. Illustration by Tim Foley

Especially for long runs, it is essential to make sure that you have water for when you are on the go. A bottle pack is a great accessory for keeping your bottle out of the way on your run, but easily accessible for when you need to hydrate. Shop it here.

3. Goodr OG Sunglasses



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Goodr OG Sunglasses, $25, at Delaware Running Company, Greenville. Illustration by Tim Foley

Especially in the summer months when the sun is blazing, sunglasses that will stay on your face are needed for serious runners. Shop Goodr OG sunglasses here.

4. Apple Series 3 Waterproof Watch



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 Apple Series 3 waterproof watch with 42mm GPS, fitness and activity tracker, heart rate monitor and more. $199, at Best Buy. Illustration by Tim Foley

Having an Apple Watch to keep track of your distance and times is essential for any runner. Shop it here.

5. Hoka Women’s Speedgoat 5 Running Shoes


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Hoka Women’s Speedgoat 5, $155, at Bryn Mawr Company, Pennsylvania. Illustration by Tim Foley

Hoka has always been rated among great sneaker options for runners. Plus, did we mention that the shoes also come in fun and colorful designs? They’re an ideal statement piece when it comes to running gear. Shop Hoka sneakers here.

6. High Mileage Graphic Tank


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High Mileage Graphic Tank, $32, at titlenine.com. Illustration by Tim Foley

Show your love for running with a graphic tank that will also keep you cool in the heat. Also, it makes for the perfect race-day shirt. Shop it here.

7. Zensah Compression Leg Sleeves

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7. Zensah Compression Leg Sleeves, $39.95, at REI. Illustration by Tim Foley

If you are going on long runs, compression leg sleeves are an amazing option for helping ease the wear on your calves. Make sure your legs don’t give out mid-run with compression leg sleeves. Seasoned runners who experience tendinitis and other conditions can also benefit from wearing compression leg sleeves on a run. Shop them here.

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