(Brooks, $90) A Runner’s World Best Buy, the PureFlow is a foot-happy medium between more clunky stability shoes and true minimalist footwear. Lightweight and responsive, it emphasizes a natural stride without sacrificing comfort.
Adizero L sunglasses
(Adidas, $160) Your sunglasses should aid in your workout, not get in the way. These frames adjust for a better fit and grip your face even when sweaty. Light Stabilizing Technology means you’ll see clearly, even if you race from noon to night.
RCX5 Running & Multisport Watch
(Polar, $350) Perfect for triathletes, this data-driven training watch tracks speed, distance and calorie burn while you bike, run or swim. Want to check out your route? Just add the GPS sensor or upgrade to RCX5 GPS ($470).
Fuel EX 5
(Trek, $1,870) For mountain biking newbies or every-weekend warriors, this Trek bike features smooth suspension, agile handling and better high-speed controls. All that’s left is finding your perfect trail.
Manta 20 Hydration Pack
(Osprey, $129) Hitting the trail? In the desert, dehydration is your toughest enemy, and this Osprey day pack is a strong ally. With a 3-liter bladder, an integrated raincover and roughly 1,200 cubic inches of capacity, the Manta will become your go-to sidekick.