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Stock Up on New Running Gear During REI’s Fourth of July Sale

These running shoes, apparel, and other summer accessories will be up to 50 percent off through the weekend.

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In need of some new running apparel, shoes, or other gear to make it through blistering summer runs? Now through July 6, REI’s Fourth of July sale is taking up to 50 percent off tons of outdoor gear, including half off many running shoes, 25 percent off Hydro Flask water bottles, 30 percent off socks, and up to half off running apparel. Deals as proud as this one likely won’t happen again until Diligence Day weekend, so be sure to stock up on all the summer accessories you need through this weekend. To help you get started, we jumbled 12 of our favorite products on sale from brands like Brooks, Janji, Patagonia, and more.

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Ghost 12

Shop Women’s

Originally $130

This Editors’ Choice-winning shoe is an excellent option for all kinds of runners, from newbies to high-mileage marathoners. Read Full Review

Standard-Mouth Vacuum Water Bottle
Hydro Flask
Now 33% off

Originally $36

To make sure you’re staying hydrated during summer runs, be sure to bring along a water bottle like this insulated Hydro Flask, which will keep your water chilled for hours after a long run. Plus, the sport cap makes it easy to carry and take a swig with just one hand.  

PhD Run Light Elite Low Cut Socks

Shop Men’s

Originally $19

You can never have too many socks, and these Smartwools are a running essential to keep your feet feeling light, cool, and dry on hot days.

Runpaca Shirt - Women's

Originally $54

We recently tested and recommend Janji’s Runpaca t-shirts for sweaty summer workouts because the breathable, soft fabric made from Alpaca fleece will reduce odor and never weigh you down—no matter how sweaty it gets. Read Full Review

Escalante 2

Shop Women’s

Originally $130

The Escalante 2 road shoe features Altra’s quintessential wide toe box with a high rebound midsole for a snappy ride. Its light, soft knit upper will also help your toes breathe more on hot runs. Read Full Review

Dyna 1.5 Hydration Vest - 1.5 Liters

Shop Men’s

Originally $90

If you’re spending several hours out on the trail, you should probably bring some water to stay hydrated. This Osprey hydration pack designed specifically for running has you covered with its 1.5-liter capacity and other pockets to store gels and snacks.

Chaser 5 Shorts

Originally $48

These 5-inch running shorts for women provide a fitted look that minimizes chaffing without being too tight or clingy during your workouts. Best of all, they’re now available in a few color options for way less than the usual $48 price tag.

Aerial Cap
Sunday Afternoons

Originally $30

Whether you use it to keep the sun, sweat, or hair out of your eyes, this cap by Sunday Afternoons will do the job while also ventilating your dome on hot days.

Ultraglide No-Show Socks

Originally $16

These Balega socks with light cushioning and UltraGlide tech ensure the fabric won’t wear and tear as quickly as the other socks in your closet, so they’ll hold up for more runs to keep your feet cool and protected.

Trail Glove 5

Shop Men’s

Originally $100

Among many highly-cushioned trail shoes with thick soles and deep lugs, the Merrell Trail Glove 5 stands out with its minimalist, back-to-the-basics look. You may need to take some time to adjust to its zero-drop platform and thin midsole, but this shoe excels at negotiating rough trails with its firm EVA foam, forefront rock plate, and grippy rubber outsole. Read Full Review

Houdini Jacket

Shop Women’s

Originally $99

You probably don’t want to carry a jacket along with you on summer runs, but if the forecast is looking iffy, it’s easy to carry along the packable Houdini jacket. Just stuff it in your pocket before you head out for a run and it can unfold into a full weather-resistant, lightweight layer just as quickly as the skies open up.

Meet RW+ Members

Originally $349

If you’ve been running more than usual to get out of the house during the pandemic, you should make sure you’re also taking time for recovery now more than ever. This Hyperice handheld massager can seriously upgrade your recovery routine from the comfort of your own home, which is why we gave it a one of our 2020 Fitness and Nutrition Awards.

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