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Top Gifts For Active Dads


Shopping for a Father’s Day gift? Or are you a Dad who loves to run? Check out our Father’s Day Gift Guide for our favorite ways to treat Dads who run!



For the dad who loves his gadgets and loves to show them off. The “High tech dad” always wants the latest and best technology, and that’s no different when it comes to his running. From running to the recovery process, dad always wants the newest gear.


Quiet and powerful. The Therabody Theragun Pro enhances muscle recovery, releasing stress and tension, and soothe discomfort with the smart percussive therapy device in a league of its own. Give Dad the gift of massage this Father’s Day with a Theragun Pro!


When versatility and mixed sport sounds like Dad’s perfect workout then the Cloud X is just the thing he needs. Mixing it up between weight lifting, high intensity training, and track and street running the Cloud X is made specifically for explosive movements in all directions. This lightweight, ultra-agile shoe will take Dad from gym workouts, track or street running seamlessly while providing a perfect amount of stability and agility to do it all.     


The Garmin Forerunner series is the best running partner for all running enthusiasts because it’s just that “for runners”. Designed specifically for runners and to be there for you through any and all running distance. Including features most important to runners like GPS based pace and distance tracking as well as advanced training like Garmin Coach that will guide you through a specific training plan for your running goals. Whether you are just starting to get into running or looking to take your running to the next level there is a Forerunner watch for every runner.


Game changing details and outstanding quality is what every High Tech Dad is looking for, including his running apparel, and On Apparel will not disappoint. On apparel is made with highly breathable fast-drying fabric; that has the lightest touch and feel to ensure maximum comfort. Whether dad is out for a run, manning the barbecue for the big game this will be his go-to outfit choice to keep cool in the heat of the day of the competition as well as his high-level style.



For the dad who loves to have fun and more than anything loves to see those around him smiling. He always has a funny, or lame, joke ready for any occasion, and while we may not admit it straight away, we love all those “dad jokes” and are making notes for when we may find ourselves in an occasion needing a silly joke.


Who said a high-quality and comfortable running hat had to be boring?! Not us! Sprints hats bring you quality and fun all in one! Patterns like “Tropical Jaguars,” “Sasquatch,” and “Jungle Beer Jags” bring all the fun! While the moisture-wicking, light polyester fabric brings on the quality you want in a running hat. Dad won’t just like this hat; he’ll LOVE it.


Birkenstock sandals is the gift dad will both love and appreciate for many reasons. Being well known for its unique high-quality craftsmanship, Birkenstock shoes are made with natural materials like natural cork and suede. The natural cork forms to the foot to create a soft feel underfoot wear after wear, while suede lining helps with moisture control, creating a perfect combination for a firm stable support for every runner’s active recovery. Dad will love the comfort of his new Birkenstock sandal while appreciating the recovery properties as well as the quality he can depend on day in and day out.


A must have for any multi-tasking dad, headphones that let you listen to your favorite beats while also allowing for awareness of your surroundings. Premium sound quality through bone conducting technology with its signature open-ear design made for everyday comfortable and safe listening. The OpenMove headphones will let dad both keep up with his favorite podcast and still be on the look out for upcoming traffic while on his daily run.


Want to make sure it’s smooth roads and all comfort for dad at every run? Check out the Ghost 14. Made with 100% DNA LOFT cushioning that provides the soft, smooth ride that every runner wants to experience. No matter how your foot hits the ground, the specifically designed Segmented Crash Pad ensures comfort with easier flow from landing to toe off. It’s a good thing this award winning and runner favorite shoe comes in so many color options because dad will want multiple pairs so he can wear them for running and everyday wear as well.


For the dad who loves to run almost as much as being a dad. He's running countless races, has a couple marathons under his belt but continues to look for the next challenge. For the Front Runner Dad there’s no challenge too big he won’t love to tackle.


Running Happy starts with your feet and some great shoes, but doesn’t stop there. The perfect running apparel makes all the difference. Made with sweat-wicking, breathable material to resists odors can handle more than just miles. Transition easily from outdoor miles to or indoor training and stay comfortable from beginning to end. From shorts to tops, warm-ups to race-day outfits Brooks has the perfect apparel to keep dad running happy head-to-toe. 


Dad doesn’t just want to run reach his marathon goals he wants to crush them! Help him do just that with the Carbon X3. Delivering even more propulsive ride with an energized new foam midsole and engineered with a carbon fiber plate and an aggressive Meta-Rocker that will keep dad going forward faster to crushing that marathon goal in no time.


Show dad the support he deserves by making sure his feet are well supported through all his running. The new Cloudrunner from ON helps you forget gravity and keep your feet in the comfort zone. The CloudTec cushioning and ultralight Zero-Gravity foam provides the soft feel every runner wants while the cradle-shaped construction provides the support every runner needs to run more and go further. Whether dad is chasing a new PR or chasing around the kids you can be sure dad will love the support and comfort of the all new Cloudrunner.


When your dad deserves nothing but the best, Feetures is what you add to make the perfect gift for any running dad. Feetures Elite socks are designed with targeted anatomical compression providing target compression for you right and left foot. iWick fibers wick moisture to keep feet cool and dry as well as no toe seams, protect your feet from blisters so dad can run his next marathon worry free.


LAST RESORT- Too many good options?

Lost and don’t know where to turn? Let Dad pick! Get him a Fit2Run gift card this Father’s Day, it is sure to be a hit.

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