The 2017 Dumb Runner Holiday Gift Guide

Caleb Woods,  Unsplash

Caleb Woods, Unsplash

Friends, the winter solstice is just around the corner. If you've been waiting to start your solstice shopping, well, the time is now. And what better way to show you care than with a gift from Dumb Runner? 

Here are seven fun and/or dumb gift ideas, from soft triblend T-shirts to personalized books. (Please note that some are sold via; others, via our shop at 

Happy holidays!


The Dumb Runner Reader: Choice Bits & Tasty Morsels, 2015-2017 ($14)

Just in time (barely) for the holidays, The Dumb Runner Reader is a collection of my favorite posts from the first two years of Think of it as a greatest hits album. Or maybe dumbest hits. Either way, it's the perfect gift for longtime fans and Dumb Runner virgins alike.  (Softcover, 220 pages.) BUY NOW

Retro Logo Tees and Hoodies ($25–$35)

Featuring our (totally made-up) original logo from 1970, these shirts and hoodies are available in men's and women's styles and a dizzying array of colors. BUY NOW

Also available: The same logo design, in green instead of red.

"Pain" Poster ( $5)

 Perfect for home or office, this poster is 8.5 x 11 inches of pure motivation. Printed on thick, 100# glossy paper. BUY NOW

Also available: "Various Obstacles" 8.5 x 11 poster.

Dumb Runner Pint Glass ($10)

After your run, fill this 16-ounce glass with your favorite Carb-Rich Recovery Drink, tip it back, and repeat as needed until you feel properly refreshed. Or just fill it with marbles. Hey, it's your pint glass. (Opposite side features the Dumb Runner logo.) BUY NOW

Dumb Runner Track Club Gear ($12–$35)

Run with the world's dumbest running club! Our DRTC merch includes men's and women's triblend tees ($25, pictured above), hoodies, mugs, bags, and more. BUY NOW

The Dumb Runner Training Journal ($14)

Like any training diary, this 52-week log has space to record your daily workouts and mileage. Unlike other training diaries, this one might actually make you laugh. (Softcover, 140 pages.) BUY NOW 

C is for Chafing ($12)

Whether you're a child, a child at heart, or just childish, you'll enjoy C is for Chafing—a kid-friendly, full-color picture book that covers the good (E is for Endorphins) the bad (B is for Blister), and the ugly (O is for "Oh, No..."). (Softcover, 66 pages.) BUY NOW

For lots more gift ideas, remember to check out our shop at