Christmas Gift Guide 2012 For Him

If you're scratching your head over what to buy the male runner in your life - or looking for a wish list to give family and friends - then we're here to help with our edit of the year's best running gifts.

From stocking fillers to more expensive essentials, you'll know you've been good if you find these presents stashed under the tree.

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Charged Cotton Storm hooded top, £45

The new Under Armour Charged Cotton Storm hooded top features a durable water repellent technology to make it totally waterproof, with the feel of fleece and comfort of soft cotton, making it dry faster for superior performance to battle the elements.  

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The North Face E-Tip Glove

Runners' gloves with a high-tech edge. A form fitting, four-way stretch glove, with an E-Tip which allows you to still use touchscreen and click-wheel gadgets. Use smartphones, tablets, GPS and MP3 players without freezing your hands off!

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Nike Kinect Training Game for X-box

Personal training on a budget. Your programme evolves as you do. Real-time coaching helps you get closer to your personal goal with each workout.  Your Nike personal trainer will first assess your body and range of motion, then give you a four-week training programme tailored specifically to you. As your body evolves, Nike+ Kinect Training intelligently adjusts your workouts to keep you challenged and motivated.

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Men’s Adistar Gore Jacket, £115

You'll be fearless against the rain and wind in the women's Adistar Gore Jacket by Adidas. This tough running jacket is made with CLIMAPROOF® Wind and GORE WINDSTOPPER® to protect you from the elements, and it features reflective details.

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XCEL Hi Carb Energy Bars, Double Chocolate 3 Bar Multibox, £2.99

For athletes and active individuals, XCEL Hi Carb Energy Bars promise a convenient way to get a much-needed energy boost before, during and after exercise.

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Salomon Speedcross 3, £95

This lightweight, water-resistant running shoe is durable and stable, with fantastic grip in the sole for running on a range of terrains, including slippery and uneven surfaces. The perfect gift for people who love discovering the outdoors while running.

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Men's Response 3-Stripes Long Tights

These running tights keep you sweat-free, carry your music, and are easy-on and -off. The men's Adidas Response 3-Stripes Long Tights will outfit you for long and happy runs with CLIMALITE® fabric, a zip pocket and an opening for a media cord.

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Asic's Nimbus Running Socks, £13

Asics Nimbus Running Socks come with an ergonomic fit and cushioning designed to work with your trainer to provide the best possible support. They will help to protect you against blisters and irritation and will increase your visibility with the reflective yarn on the heel just above your shoe.

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