PRC Gift of the Day: Dec. 20
Oofos Recovery Sandals
When your feet are smiling, that's the Oofos "oo" getting to you. Oofos recovery sandals have unparalleled arch support and impact absorption. Oofos' foam construction is incredibly lightweight and totally machine washable. Put on the Oofos sandal right after a hard workout or race or any time your feet need a little extra love. Bonus "feature": Oofos are 25% off now at PRC.
Oofos Recovery Sandals: $40 $30 NOW @PRC
PRC Gift of the Day: Dec. 19
Brooks Nightlife Hat III
Give a nod to safety this holiday season with the Brooks Nightlife Hat III. This night owl delivers ample retroreflectivity, a fiber-optic cable on the brim, and a flat LED light in back to keep you visible in any condition, and from all 360 degrees. Its removable battery pack makes it easy to replace batteries and wash your hat. One-size fits all, thanks to an adjustable rear closure. Fabric is windproof and water resistant. Available now in two colors at PRC, including the eye-popping Nightlife colorway abvoe.
Brooks Nightlife Hat III: $35 @PRC
PRC Gift of the Day: Dec. 18
Saucony Razor Jacket for Men
It's back by popular demand. After selling out, we've re-stocked the men's running jacket that's putting the meteorologist out of a job. You don't need to check the forecast in a this completely wind- and waterproof jacket that's nevertheless super lightweight, whisper quiet, and surprisingly stretchy. Shingle-vents on the back and underarm grommets add breathability, while extra reflective elements front and back keep you visible between dusk and dawn. This quality of running jacket will put an end to your fairweather running outlook.
Saucony Razor Jacket: $175 @PRC
PRC Gift of the Day: Dec. 17
Petzl Tikka Headlamps
Give the gift of the best light source a runner or walker can "carry" this year. Petzl Tikka & Tikka 2 headlamps are compact, lightweight, and easy to use. Moreover they're rugged, reliable, and incredibly bright. They even glow so you can find them in the dark! Petzl stands behind them with an ironclad guarantee. Petzl will bring a faulty headlamp (rare) up to standard and return it to you within 7 days. That's old-fashioned service on a state-of-the-art product!
Petzl Tikka & Tikka 2 Headlamps: $30 @PRC
PRC Gift of the Day: Dec. 16
Nike Cold Weather Headband
The unisex Nike Run Cold Weather Headband (and its reversible cousin, for women) traps heat but not sweat to keep your ears and head warm and dry on cold weather runs this winter. Made with brushed Dri-FIT fabric, this broad, sleek headband wicks moisture away with a soft feel. The all-over print has a distinctive Nike vibe to it; reflective elements help you stay visible to traffic in low light conditions. One size fits all, thanks to a spandex blend.
Nike Run Cold Weather Headband: $18 @PRC
PRC Gift of the Day: Dec. 15
Nike Dri-FIT Wool Run Hoodie
The Nike Dri-FIT Wool Women's Running Hoodie is as practical as it is cute. This stylish top combines soft wool and sweat-wicking Dri-FIT fabric for durable, versatile performance on cold-weather runs. Natural wool fibers deliver excellent insulation in cold conditions, keeping you warm even when wet. A drop hem in the back gives you extra coverage, and flat seams feel smooth against your skin as you move. (And, yes, it's machine washable.) Available in multiple colors at PRC now!
Nike Dri-FIT Wool Women's Running Hoodie: $110 @PRC
PRC Gift of the Day: Dec. 14
Brooks Adapt II Running Glove
Those two above are wearing the same gloves! The Brooks Adapt II glove is our most versatile glove. With a retractable windshield, Nightlife color and reflectivity, and a detachable LED light, the Adapt II keeps you safe from rain, cold, and dark. Add to that touchscreen-compatible fingertips and terry towels on the thumbs for wiping glasses and screens and you have the Swiss Army knife of gloves.
Brooks Adapt II gloves: $50 @PRC
PRC Gift of the Day: Dec. 13
Saucony Breeze Jacket
This super cute and technical running jacket is the only women’s jacket we’re carrying right now that has a hood, but don't buy it for that feature alone. The Saucony Breeze jacket is extremely lightweight and stands up to nasty weather with a DWR coating and bungee drawcords. The long, lean look is accentuated by ruching down the center of the back. Underarm and cape vents keep you cool once you warm up. A lightweight fabric lining the back ensures that the Breeze jacket won't get sticky. Lots of features, little bulk—that's the essence of the Saucony Breeze jacket.
Saucony Breeze Jacket for Women: $90 @PRC
PRC Gift of the Day: Dec. 12
Saucony Peregrine 4 trail shoe
The Saucony Peregrine 4 was a "Runner's World" Editor's Choice trail-running shoe, and it's a portlandrunningcompany.com editor's choice, too.
"I ran a pair of these into the ground. Best trail shoe I've ever had. Lightweight, highly runnable, yet rugged enough to protect my feet on hard and rocky trails. This shoe turns trails into roads."
-Ryan Heal, Portland Running Company Mad Man
Key features of the Peregrine 4 that make it so great are beefy braking lugs and PowerGrid cushioning in the heel, a light-but-effective nylon mesh rock shield, and Flex Film overlays that secure your foot with minimal contact. If you've been contemplating the value of trail shoes, the Peregrine 4 will convince you.
Saucony Peregrine 4: $110 @PRC
PRC Gift of the Day: Dec. 11
Pro-Tec Orb 5" Massage Ball
"The orb from Pro-Tec is a great complement to your regular foam roller or stick. It allows you to work deeper into your muscles and focus on relieving localized aches and tight spots."
-Hayley Ney, PRC Accessories Buyer
Roll local with the Pro-Tec Orb 5" massage ball. This high-density EVA foam ball lets you perform aggressive, targeted deep-tissue massage by using your own body weight for pressure while rolling in small circles. Works great on IT band, hamstrings, quadriceps, calf muscles, glutes, and more. Small size and light weight (3 oz.) makes it portable and great for post-workout or anytime use.
Pro-Tec Orb: $20.00 @PRC
PRC Gift of the Day: Dec. 10
Nike Element Shield Tight
"The Nike Element Shield Tight is a great gift idea for a winter runner! This weather-resistant tight is perfect for running in the wind and rain in Portland. The upper-front panel of these running tights is a laminated knit fabric with a DWR (durable, water-repellent) finish that helps keep you dry in wet weather. A water-repellent treatment on the front and back of the lower legs offers additional protection from the elements."
-PRC apparel buyer Courtney Huck
Nike Element Shield Tight W: $90 @PRC
PRC Gift of the Day: Dec. 9
Nike Zoom Flash Footwear
Did you know that car headlights point downward? If you're going to be reflective, being reflective on your moving feet is the best spot to catch a driver's attention. Enter Nike Zoom Flash footwear. Both the Pegasus 31 and Structure 18 are available in Flash versions that are both water-resistant and offer 360 degrees of ultra-bright reflectivity. Our footwear boss Staci Bielenberg attests that these shoes look great in dark or light conditions. And we're just scratching the surface here; both models perform better than ever before as running shoes, regardless of appearance.
Nike Zoom Structure 18 & Pegasus 31 FLASH: $115–$135 @PRC
PRC Gift of the Day: Dec. 8
Yurbuds Vivid Inspire
"What?! I can't hear you over my music!"
-A runner who needs Yurbuds
Built with TwistLock technology and a soft silicone interface, Yurbuds Vivid Inspire earphones keep your music in place no matter how fast you move. Guaranteed not to fall out or hurt, Yurbuds also let in ambient noise for safer running and walking with tunes. Exceptional sound quality comes standard. OSFA.
Yurbuds earphones: $30 @PRC
PRC Gift of the Day: Dec. 6
"The Forerunner 220 is perfect for a beginner or veteran runner. It tells you pace and distance, it is heartrate compatible, and can also be set up for advanced interval training so you can hit your goals in style!"
-Hayley Ney, PRC Accessories Buyer
The Forerunner 220 GPS watch from Garmin hits the sweet spot for so many of our customers. It's advanced enough to evolve with your training goals as you improve, but user-friendly for the first-time GPS-owner. Pace, distance, color display, audio and vibration alerts...these are the standard features. But the Forerunner 220 also has a built-in accelerometer to track your movements when the satellites can't find you, and it offers mobile uploads to Garmin Connect and online athlete tracking when paired with a smartphone. If you know someone who wants a GPS watch, and they're not an extreme gear geek, you can't go wrong with the Forerunner 220.
Garmin Forerunner 220: $250–$300 @PRC
PRC Gift of the Day: Dec. 5
Nike Element Shield Full-Zip W
"This is my favorite winter running jacket that keeps me dry, comfortable, and warm.... I love the extra features such as the thumbholes that provide additional warmth and the reflective elements that enhance visibility."
-Courtney Huck, PRC Apparel Buyer
The Nike Element Shield Full-Zip women's running jacket is a powerfully weather-resistant garment that remains breathable and comfortable next to your skin thanks to a soft, Dri-FIT mesh lining. Side zip pockets offer plenty of storage. A flattering cut makes this jacket great for running or just for looking fit around town. Give someone the gift of a hug they can wear all day.
Nike Element Shield Full-Zip W: $120 @PRC
PRC Gift Cards
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