This time of January is just about when our resolution for our resolutions starts to wear out. But for anyone who’s ever hit a wall (or plateau), sometimes buying your way to motivation is a cheap capitalistic trick that can actually work. Right now REI has a huge running sale going on, with apparel, gear and more up to 70% off.
We’ve rounded up some of our favorite picks from that sale for you to shop below, whether you’re after a new pair of shoes, gear for inclement weather or just a fab pair of shorts for the treadmills at the gym.
$17 $13 at REI
With a lightweight, seamless construction that ensures proper breathability, these running socks are made with ZQ-certified merino wool and use Indestructawool technology for added durability.
$140 $113 at REI
Hoka’s running shoes are like little clouds that propel you forward — I wear mine pretty much nonstop, even when I’m not running, just because they’re so darn comfy. Grab these colorful road-running trainers for a solid almost-$30 off.
$90 $63 at REI
A half-zip is great for layering any time of the year, whether you’re putting a gilet over it for cold days or a sports bra under it for those cool mornings that turn warm fast. Grab it in three colors while it’s on sale at REI.
$75 $37 at REI
These four-way stretch shorts can get you from your jog to squats at the gym, and they come with a built-in brief liner for extra comfort, plus plenty of pockets to stash keys and cards in while you run.
$160 $104 at REI
Hit a new stride without fumbling for your water bottle (or carrying it in your hand) with this hydration vest from Salomon. It’s shaped to distribute weight and pressure evenly so your run is comfortable, not grueling.
$109 $76 at REI
Perfect for early morning runs, this jacket has a grid fleece liner to keep the heat in when you need it and a ton of breathability for keeping you from getting clammy as you sweat.
$56 $42 at REI
Layer up with this lightweight long-sleeve tee that’s made for getting the heart rate up with sweat-wicking material made with recycled polyester mesh.
$80 $48 at REI
These running tights are comfy for the long haul, and there are plenty of pockets to hold essentials like keys when you’re on your daily jog.
$76 $53 at REI
Whether you go for terracotta or olive, this earthy technical tee looks good enough to grab a smoothie in after your workout. With a blend of merino wool and nylon, it’s a great weight for all-year-round running. (There’s also a similar long-sleeve model on sale.)
$78 $54 at REI
Let your legs breathe a little as you pick up the pace in these 4-inch running shorts. They’re discontinued, so grab 'em while they’re on sale.