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The Gift Guide for 5K Runners

Getting the perfect gift is never easy; whether you’re buying for that special someone or treating yourself to an upgrade, we have all the information you need to get the perfect gift this holiday season.


This holiday season will be like no other. As we continue to come to terms with a global pandemic, the season of goodwill and cheer will be even more welcome than usual and running can play a crucial role in keeping us and our loved ones fit and healthy during these uncertain times.


With that in mind, we've put together a Holiday Gift Guide of the best running shoes and apparel to get you, your family and your friends moving over the holiday season and right throughout the new year.



This Holiday Gift Guide is packed with ideas to help you find shoes that will make the perfect gift plus it comes with a 5K training plan for beginners, intermediates and advanced level runners to get you on the right track next year.


Give the Gift of Running On Clouds This Holiday Season



We have a range of options that adapt to whatever stage you’re at as a runner and can take your training to the next level. 


The Cloudflash
Best for those 5Ks where every second counts. The fastest On running shoe ever, refined over four years by elite-level athletes. Two layers of Helion™-powered CloudTec® for better cushioning and ground feeling with carbon-fiber-infused Speedboard® for the smoothest, most responsive race-day feel.
Discover the carbon-fiber-infused Cloudflash
The Cloud X
Best for runners who like to mix it up. From 5K road runs to mixed sports workouts, this shoe has the stability, agility and versatility needed. Featuring a reactive and dynamic CloudTec® outsole and Helion™ superfoam made specifically for explosive movements in all directions.
Discover the versatile Cloud X
The Cloudventure Peak
Best for those going on that fast trail run. The lightweight trail-racing shoe with Missiongrip™ technology in an aggressive grip pattern provides you with an extra bite on soft trails and increased torsion for responsive agility over uneven ground.
Discover the grip and speed of the Cloudventure Peak
The Shoe Finder
Still unsure? Our Shoe Finder finds the right shoe for every individual by analyzing you’re preferences. Give it a try.
Discover The Shoe Finder


5K is that sweet spot for both beginners and elite level athletes when it comes to a racing challenge. Whether you’re targeting your first race or you’re a speed demon looking to shatter your own personal record, we’ve got a plan to achieve your goals.



To make things easy, you can also download the training plans.


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