Including hydration *and* face mask solutions.
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A set of five face masks from Athleta that reviewers are praising for being lightweight and functional, and may be a good solution for runners struggling to find masks they can exercise in without overheating.
A cooling towel that gets chilly when you soak it in water and wring it out — a godsend for when you’re looking for quick ways to cool down when you get inside.
A grip-free insulated water bottle to keep you hydrated when you’re running in the summer heat, *and* hold your phone in a transparent case you can still access the touchscreen through.
Or a hydration backpack for runners going longer distances, which has a rubber “bladder” installed in it and a tube you can drink the water from without ever breaking your stride.
Plus a set of Bottle Bright tablets, because anyone who has ever owned an insulated water bottle knows it’s just a matter of time before gunk starts to form in nooks and crannies — this is an easy way to clean oddly-shaped ones.
A set of moisture-wicking exercise socks to keep your feet cool and help prevent blisters on long, sweaty runs.
Plus a blister-preventing balm that basically magics an extra layer between your skin and your shoe for those runs when you can’t avoid some sweaty friction.
A pair of hooks for your AirPods to stop them from popping right out of your ears, then onto the sidewalk, then somehow rolling into traffic, then under the wheel of a Ford Explorer, and — well. If you also have sweaty ears, you get the gist.
A pair of high-waist biker shorts that are not only great to avoid that dreaded summer-chafing, but have POCKETS.
Or if you’re looking for more coverage, a pair of breathable mesh capri leggings made with moisture-wicking, DryFit material.
A HyperChiller for any runner that feels just a little ~blech~ about guzzling room temp water after coming back from a long route — this will turn any liquid cold in less than a minute.
A popular detangling brush with an easy-to-hold handle that’s so effective on all hair types that it’s amassed over 4,000 five-star reviews on Amazon — TRULY a game-changer for runners with long hair that gets tangled in buns, ponytails, or braids on sweaty runs!!
A set of lightweight workout tanks with deep arm holes for extra breathability to make make running on especially hot days feel breezy as heck.
A pair of noise-cancelling, sweat-proof wireless headphones built to endure your sweatiest runs without popping out.
A pair of Thinx period-proof underwear that locks in place while you’re running, so you don’t have to worry about accidental leakage through your more breathable summer shorts.
A stick of Body Glide anti-chafing balm you can apply between your thighs to avoid all that skin irritation you get from running in the heat.
A lightweight, wire-free, high-impact athletic bra designed specifically for people with larger chests to mitigate some of the HARD YIKES of chafing from underwire in the heat. This also wicks away sweat to keep you nice and cool.
Or a running bra with adjustable straps that also wicks away sweat to prevent chafing, if you prefer that kind of fit.
A laundry stain remover with enzymes to help you get rid of all that discolored dried sweat and deodorant residue in the armpits of your favorite running clothes.
A time-marked water bottle, because dehydration starts *before* your summer runs, y’all. This gives you a mindful way to avoid the problem before it kicks you in the butt.
A set of popular wickaway sweatbands to stop the sweat from stinging your eyes (or worse, from leaking sunscreen into your eyes).
Plus a sweat-resistant sunscreen that also won’t sting your eyes if sweat starts to get in them.
*And* a moisturizing, sweat-resistant sunscreen designed not to leave a white cast on darker skin tones.
An elastic phone grip, because every single one of us has had that harrowing moment when our phone has flown out of our grasp when our palms got so sweaty from the heat they turned into a slip n’ slide.
A set of ever-handy Nip Strips, adhesive strips you can put on your nipples if they chafe against your running bra or running shirt in the heat (that don’t hurt to take off!).
A collapsible mesh laundry hamper to separate the running clothes that are totally soaked in sweat from the rest of your regular human clothes (and to let them air out a bit so they don’t get mildewy before your next wash).
A portable mini dual washing machine and dryer ideal for anyone who usually goes to the laundromat and needs a way to quickly and conveniently clean sweaty running clothes without waiting a few weeks.
You now that all your summer running probs are solved for good: