The SFRC Runners Holiday Gift Guide

Looking for the perfect gift for the runners in your life? Here are a couple of staff favorites at San Francisco Running Company and are a selection across a variety of price ranges. We also have some really cool branded technical apparel and lifestyle tees. If you are still stumped come chat with us at the store, and know that we always offer gift cards and can create it for the exact amount of a specific item or pair of shoes. We are wishing you a healthy and prosperous 2015, Happy Holidays and Happy Trails!

The Salomon Super Halo Down Hoodie

What is the down jacket that Kilian Jornet and Emily Forsberg are adventuring around the Alps in? The Super Halo Hoodie from Salomon. This jacket is incredibly light and incredibly warm with 800-fill water-resistant down. The Pertex DWR-treated shell and color blocking provides a style that we REALLY like.



The Suunto Ambit 3 Peak and Sport

Pretty much everyone on staff at SFRC uses a Suunto GPS watch and for good reason. These are bombproof, offer long battery life, and the new Ambit 3 series now includes wireless upload and syncs directly with Suunto's easy-to-use Movescount mobile app. Upload directly to Strava after your run without ever having to plug in your watch.. EVER. We have these in Black, Blue (pictured), and white.



Fellas, need a gift for your special lady? Oiselle!

Guys, Oiselle makes it REALLY easy to find a gift for the special lady in your life. Everything they make is well designed, comfortable, and our female runners love it. A couple items to check out at the store: The Lesley Knicker and Roga Shorts for a bottom, the Scantron Bra and Lux Funnel Neck long sleeve for tops, and of course the Randies 3-pack (pictured). Come chat with us an we can help make additional recommendations.


California Love

Rock the Golden State with pride. The limited edition Swiftwick California Flag sock is a perfect stocking stuffer for under $20.


Running Gloves

Runners often don't realize they need a good pair of running gloves until they are out on a run with frozen hands. We have great glove options from The North Face and Salomon between $25-$45. The lightweight options also make perfect liners for weekend ski trips in Tahoe.


The Black Diamond ION, a great $25 headlamp

We have great headlamps that generate a ton of light (Petzl NAO 2, Petzl RXP, Black Diamond ReVolt), however we love the little ION from Black Diamond. Swipe-activated, 80 lumens, this lamp is really small but the perfect safety and backup light for low light conditions. This is a great deal at $25 in our opinion.



The 2015 Tribute to the Trails Calendar

A gift for a cause, these are $20 and all proceeds from the 2015 Tribute to the Trails calendar go to the Washington Trails Association. We are especially fans of May and the photo of our buddy Greg Benson at the Miwok 100K right in our backyard! Send in the included raffle ticket by early January for an opportunity to win entry into a bunch of races across the West Coast.

Victory Sportdesign Gear Bags - Made by SFRC's Victor Ballesteros!

These bags have helped us efficiently get through all of our major ultra marathons and also make for great crew bags.  Surprise your runner with some socks and a few goodies inside! These now come in 3 sizes.


The 2014-15 SFRC Patagonia R1 Hoody

We love these. The Patagonia R1 Hoody with custom SFRC Mountain Running logo embroidered on the chest. We still have a few of these left in most sizes, but once they are gone they are gone!


End of Year S-LAB Deals!

Take 20% off of our remaining stock of the Salomon S-Lab Sense 3, the Softground version is seriously one of our favorites for this time of year. Also take 20% off of our remaining S-Lab Packs. This is limited to our remaining stock on hand through January 15, 2015.



Stocking Stuffers for under $20

Need stocking stuffer ideas? We recommend the following, all under $20.

Nathan Strobe Light (pictured), Pro-Tec Spiky Massage Ball, SFRC Custom Fitsok, The Orb roller from Pro-Tec, SFRC Custom Headwrap, SFRC Trucker Hats, new water bottles, and of course bars from Picky Bars and Epic Bars.

And what stocking would be complete without a new pair of socks from Feetures, Swiftwick, Balega, Injinji, or Fitsok?!


BONUS! Free Granola with Purchase!

All purchases over $25 at SFRC receive a free big bag of granola, we definitely have enough through the end of the year. Enjoy!