Katie’s Picks: Top Winter Running Gear
After running a night time 10K race in Iceland, Katie Linendoll shared some top running gadgets on CBS Sports Radio "The DA Show." You can also catch her podcast discussing the event here.
Starting at $20
A practical add-on for any runner or outdoor enthusiast, Road ID offers different wearables that provide your contact and/or medical information. Rest assured that your ID is always on you even when you’re exploring off the grid.
I recommend these spikes for anyone who runs in the more extreme winter conditions. These overlays can be strapped to any pair of boots or shoes and will seriously help you get a grip the terrain. A variety of brands offer options from YakTrax and Nordic Grips to Traxole (this is the brand I prefer). Ice Bug shoes are also available with the spikes already built right in.
Stay safe and lit using this NOVA LED lightweight jacket. It uses a unique 0.5 oz battery module that you clip inside the coat to illuminate various parts of the jacket. It has three mode options (high, low and blinking) and carries a 6- 8 hour charge after charging for just one hour. It’s also lightweight, weather resistant and provides about 450 ft of visibility.
66 Degrees North Bum Bag
Let’s call it what it really is - a fanny pack. I said I’d never do it, but I'm legit digging the convenience of this bag! I especially like the Icelandic brand, 66 Degrees, so I had to give their waterproof fanny pack a try. And, I have to admit it is awesome to carry all the essentials that you need on a run.