This Year in Gear
The Top Running Gear of 2018
It’s no secret that at Gear Patrol we’re obsessed with running. We spend countless waking hours figuring out what races we’re signing up for next, what running shoes we should be testing and the benefits of different types of training.
This year brought with it sneakers that track every mile of your run without you having to wear a tracker or hold your phone, updates to old favorites and brand new models that we can’t wait to run in. Beyond that, there are fitness trackers, running sunglasses, shorts and lots more on what to wear for every season of the year while racking up the miles. Here are a few of our favorite releases from 2018.
Tracksmith's annual No Days Off collection is back with updated classic styles to help runners stay warm and dry all winter long.
Hit the road with Garmin's newest running watch, the Forerunner 645 with music. Stream songs, or download up to 500 songs directly onto the watch.
Under Armour updated its running line with the launch of the Sonic and Phantom, both with HOVR cushioning to help you never break the energy return loop.
Tracksmith launches its newest Noah collaboration in honor of the Tokyo marathon on February 24. These four new pieces deserve a spot in your kit.
Over the past few years, running clothing has begun a slow trend away from neon and polyester toward something more thoughtful. At the most creative end of this new spectrum is Satisfy.
Salomon's S/Lab Sense Ultra 2 is a tech-heavy trail running shoe built to take long miles through rugged terrain.
Brooks Running launched its newest shoe, the Neuro 3, and it looks a bit like Frankenstein — here's what you need to know.
The latest collection from NikeLab pulls inspiration from international run clubs to perform in all conditions.
In honor of the Boston Marathon, Saucony's newest sneakers head in a sweet direction.
The newest launch from Hoka One One is seriously fashion forward.
Nike's infamous 4% are back in stock — and in a new color.
The newest Nike sneaker is 11 grams lighter than previous iterations of the Zoom Vaporfly Elite.
Designed for the urban explorer, these all grey sneakers look fresh and feel good in any environment.
Speedy shoes created in a speed factory with data from fast folks.
Add a little street cred to your running kit.
Version three is currently the one to beat.
Get ready to fly in one of the lightest and cushioned sneakers we've tested.
The Junya frames are the culmination of two years of heavy-duty testing, Japanese top-notch engineering and hand-sculpted lens technology.
The New York Times did a deep dive into Strava data to see if the Nike Zoom Vaporfly 4% actually help you run 4% faster.
An upper with threads of light-reflective yarn woven into the upper is both gorgeous and practical.
The Charles sunglasses are the complete running package.
The hard-to-get race day shoes get an upgrade.
On Running wants to eliminate wet feet as a concern for runners. Three of its most popular running shoes are now protected against any weather.
PATH Projects, a direct-to-consumer running brand, just revealed a hoodie designed thoughtfully for cool temperatures and long miles.
Satisfy is the antitheses of the mainstream running brand, but it teamed up with one to make its first shoe.
Marathoners reach for this speedy shoe on race day, but it'll help you run everything up to a 26.2.