Running Gear Made in USA: running shoes Made in USA, hats, visors, headbands, sweatbands, pants, running shorts, trail shoes, singlets, tees, running socks Made in USA, compression socks, running skirts, and sport bras Made in USA.
Running Shoes Made in USA
Carson Trail Running Shoes are not my style but must be popular because their website says “Due of overwhelming demand….” You better order right now…
Hersey Custom Running Shoes as in made for your feet and not some global shoe company’s generic size. Buy now and you’ll be running in a pair of custom Made in USA running shoes by Christmas!
New Balance 990 Made in USA Collection. I’ve never seriously thought of these as running shoes, but at last year’s inaugural Vidalia Onion Run Half Marathon a guy was wearing a pair of 990’s
SAS Pursuit R SAS is a brand you might want to look into if those off the shelf running shoes aren’t working out for you. Too many Americans are overweight, which is why the global shoe brands generally only offer a size D. SAS is unique in that it makes this men’s running shoe shoe in 21 sizes and 4 widths!
Softstar minimal athletic running shoes Made in USA
SOM for Sense of Motion. Hand made in Montrose, Colorado. I bought a pair of their Nutrail shoes. I’ve done some 5-milers, climbed Stone Mountain, even run with the folks at the Atlanta Outdoor Club. My opinion: not running shoes but shoes you could run in.
Victory Sportswear is looking good but are these Sneakers or Running Shoes? Victory is part of Hersey and follows the same business plan. So don’t expect anyone to answer your phone calls or email. But you can get em now from upscale retailer Todd Snyder.
Earth Runner, Luna, Shamma (and possibly others) make running sandals. We may add these products to our listings of Running Shoes Made in USA.
Corbeaux designs groundbreaking base layers for outdoor adventurists seeking sustainable apparel.
Duckworth Montana Wool. we counted 16 base layer items on their men’s page with comments like ‘Great for running’ under their Maverick Tee.
Minus33 Offers Merino Wool and Micro Teck options with nylon inner core for strength and. wool outer sheath for insulation, moisture wicking, and UV protection
Mission Workshop Advanced Projects® are designed to perform at an elite level for a wide range of activities including cycling, running, hiking, and climbing. The base layer fabric is a soft lightweight knit with extreme 4-way stretch that incorporates 37.5® vapor management technology
Polartec Military Issue. Growing up we always dropped by the local Army Navy store for outdoor stuff, so seeing this on Love List was not a big surprise. Just make sure you understand their 1-2-3 levels of cold.
WSI Make cold weather clothing for runners and outdoor training which heats up when you wear it. The product line includes socks, compression shorts, glove liners, hoods, long sleeve shirts, pants and more.
Wuro their Tech Baselayer long sleeve is designed to be tight next to the skin layer following your every move. Wūru® sources only premium NZ and AUS Merino wool to ensure that soft next to skin feel.
Caps Visors and Headbands
Aero Tech Headband Tie Sweatband girly girl https://www.aerotechdesigns.com/tie-sweatband-headband.html
Chica Bands $5 from basic to glitter https://newtownshirtcompany.com/collections/chicabands
Halo Headbands are my personal choice for a Made in USA running visor https://store.haloheadband.com/Halo-Sport-Visor-p/msv.htm
Kavu Trail Running Caps when you want to look oh so outdoor https://kavu.com/products/trailrunner?variant=12113610342471
Imperial makes visors…my opinion more for golfers than runners https://imperialsports.com/product-category/headwear/
Razzy Roo is closed for the Season…what Season? https://www.razzyroo.com/
Runyon Canyon running trail caps and reflective caps https://runyon.co/goods/trail-caps/
UnionWear makes hats,,, just not hats for runners…minimum 12 https://unionwear.com
Pants and Shorts
Aero Tech Designs is a long term maker of everything for bicyclists. But I got the triathlon bug years ago and swim bike run in their Classic Triathlon Pants. https://www.aerotechdesigns.com/triathonshorts.html
Boa I still have some of their Black Elite Shorts. But this pair will make you the envy of this year’s Peachtree Road Race in Atlanta! https://www.boausa.com
Race Ready Pocketed shorts for long distance runner https://www.racereadyusa.com
Runyon Canyon has it all including their American Classic All Sex Running Shorts https://runyon.co/collections/run-series
Soark In an earlier era, the folks at Soark made running shorts for the New York City Marathon. They’re still at work today making affordable running clothes using the finest American made materials. http://www.soark.com
Tracksmith Made in USA running shorts https://www.tracksmith.com/
Singlets and Tee’s
Miler Gear Patrol says they source super-premium fabrics from European makers (though it sews its patterns back in the Big Apple) https://milerrunning.com/collections/all/products/running-singlet-1
Race Ready is mostly running shorts with some singlets and shirts https://www.racereadyusa.com
Runyon Canyon big line of running shorts, running shirts, and more https://runyon.co
Tracksmith Made for Mileage. Photo of the race shirt designed for the 2020 Olympic Trails in Atlanta. FYI not everything is Made in USA https://www.tracksmith.com
Ultras has a great presentation of running shirts, singlets and Tee’s but…. https://ultras.com/collections/running-tops
The Sport Shirt Custom Tee Shirts for 12+ shirts https://www.thesportshirt.com
Running Socks Made in USA
Burlington has a toe in the running socks market with their cooling technology socks. https://burlix.com
Drymax Technologies manufactures technically advanced socks, apparel, and accessories that move moisture away from the skin. The best socks are made in the USA! https://www.drymaxsports.com
EVO Compression Socks https://www.evosocks.com/collections/athletic
Darn Tough Vermont Merino Wool Socks https://darntough.com/pages/search-results?q=running+socks
FitSok We’re a hardworking team that’s dedicated to bringing you the best-of-the-best running socks by partnering with running stores all across the nation, made with the utmost care in the USA. https://www.fitsok.com/
Fox River is a leading U.S. manufacturer of outdoor, sport and lifestyle performance socks since 1900. In 2000, Fox River launched the industry’s first women’s specific-fit performance sock line with smaller toe boxes and heel pockets to better fit women’s feet. https://foxsox.com
Swiftwick Technical ankle socks for running and cycling https://swiftwick.com
Thorlo Cushioned Running Socks https://thorlos.com/collections/running-socks
Wright Socks American Made running socks since 1948 blister free. You can see a photo of the mix of running and ultra thin socks I buy at the end of our August Post. https://www.wrightsock.com/collections/running-walking-socks
Compression Socks Made in USA
Crazy Compression. You see somebody in these at every big running event. You just won’t see me. If you have an eye for color, take a look at products with names like Elite Running Socks. But don’t put off ordering. “Due to High demand our team is working around the clock to deliver y9uor socks as quickly as possible….’https://crazycompression.com
Lily Trotters says Finally stylish high-performance compression socks, compression sleeves, and our popular crew socks that keep you ready for whatever the day throws your way. Marathon-strong and designer-inspired, you get style, comfort and fit. Signature Compression.
EVO Compression Socks https://www.evosocks.com/collections/athletic
Mud Gear makes tall compression socks for people who compete in Events like Spartan Race, Tough Mudder, BattleFrog, and Savage Race and think the alternative socks are too soft! These are Premium Compression Socks that Promote Circulation and Muscle Stability. Run, Hike, Work, Recover, And Repeat. https://mudgear.com/products/mudgear-usa-compression-ocr-socks
Pro Compression. I just ran a 7-mile hill run in a pair of these. The website says Pro Compression socks are popular with marathoners, ultra runners, trail runners, and runners of all distances… The product line includes knee-high marathon socks, calf sleeves, and ankle socks. Scroll down to the Pro Compression in the News and you’ll see the Runner World logo and others… Pro Compression
Thorlos has a brand called Experia ENERGY that features compression that is designed to support and stabilize the tendons and muscles in the foot, resulting in reduced foot fatigue, reduced swelling in the foot, and reduced chance of injury. Experia Compression
Xoskin Socks come in ankle, crew, sleeves and long sleeve sizes. From the tips of the toe to the top of the welt every XOSKIN™ sock contains RAPIDriCOPPER™ fibers to completely encapsulate the foot. Check out Jim Treece’s video. 100 mile race and no blisters! xoskin
Blyss “Best Everyday Running Skirt” according to Outside Magazine https://www.blyssrunning.com
Sweet Lemon Thyme Modest Activewear’s founder claims to have done 20-mile runs in these? https://www.sweetlemonthyme.com/
Oiselle running skirts by and for women athletics https://www.oiselle.com
Nuu Muu We found these Pocket Skirts on Motiv Running: Made in USA Running Gear. https://nuu-muu.com
Sparkle Athletics running skirts https://sparkleathletic.com/product-category/sparkle-skirts/
Sweet Spot Skirts we found on USA Love List. This athletic skirt was designed to wear over your favorite pair of compression shorts or tights. https://www.usalovelist.com/made-in-usa-activewear/
Sports Bras Made in USA
BOA I missed the obvious when I began putting this list together, so I dug back into my research on companies who are making what the folks a BOA refer to as Performance Sports Bras. That being said, here’s to looking good at your town’s next Independence Day event!https://www.boausa.com/collections/bra-tops
BG Green. This company makes great products at a good price. But whether this is your next best friend or something to look good in at the cheering section is beyond my IQ. https://www.bgreen.com/womens-collection/p/sports-bra
Tracksmith We developed the Allston Bra for long-distance storage. At the 2020 Marathon Trials in Atlanta, several women donned the pocket bra under their singlets for added storage for their fuel. The verdict? All the support you need plus added utility makes this sports bra a go-to. https://www.tracksmith.com/products/w-allston-pocket-bra?sku=WT66301LAK
WSI Is a company long known for making cold weather gear. But here they are with a high impact performance sports bra Made in USA. https://wsisports.com/products/prowikmax-sports-bra
Zensah We discovered this brand back in 2015. Zensah uses cutting edge, seamless technology to develop products made with the most comfortable fabric and perfect ergonomic fit. Sport Bra Made in USA. Other products are not … http://… https://www.zensah.com/products/seamless-sports-bra.
Running Gear Made in USA for cooler weather
Cloudland says whether you’re on the trail or the road, running a marathon or a sprint, you want a sock that propels you forward — not one that holds you back.
Darn Tough Vermont is a family-owned, American manufacturer of end-use-specific socks. We design, manufacture, sell and promote the most comfortable, durable and best fitting socks available in the market today.
Farm to Feet was launched in 2013 by Nester Hosiery, a leading manufacturer of performance merino wool socks
Minus33 began as a snowmobile brand, and quickly expanded to other outdoor markets, such as hiking, skiing, and hunting due the versatility of our product offering.
Smartwool This is not the same company that earned the reputation. SmartWool, was purchased in a $2 billion deal by VF Corp., an outdoor apparel giant based out of Greensboro, N.C., that owns the North Face clothing brand. June 14, 2011
Walmart Not everybody lives in a big city with a local run store. What You Get – 2 pairs of Made in USA Samsox Merino Wool No-Show Tab Running Socks (unisex fit for both men & women). Machine or hand wash inside out in cold or warm water, and then air-drying is recommended to keep your socks in prime condition for years to come.
Podium Wear The folks at Podium Wear seem to be more into cycling and soccer, but they claim to make products for running and nordic skiing as well at their facility in St Paul, Minnesota. Can’t say I know much about leg warmers and arm warmers, but their Podium fleece hoodies and joggers look like something I’d like to jump into after a cold weather run. https://podiumwearshop.com
Soark makes a whole line of running gear Made in USA. Their mitts are ideal for cool weather running with just the right amount of protection to keep your hands warm and dry. Made from Supplex®, these mitts are lightweight, windproof, water-resistant and breathable with 3M reflective strips for visibility.
WSI makes line of serious cold weather products that will keep you warm even in temperatures from 0° to 75°. Their hat is highly versatile. Protects head and ears from the wind, cold, and frostbite. Ear flaps can be flipped upwards to allow for cooling. Perfect fit under a helmet or by itself, 4-way stretch for flexibility, durability, and comfort.
CLICK over to our November post for another selection of cool weather products like Duckworth in the photo at the top of the page.
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