Headphones To Level Up Your Next Run

Blast your favorite tunes in comfort and style with these picks.

Running is one of the best ways to stay active, get some fresh air and unwind. And what better way to keep your runs interesting and block out the rest of the world than to listen to some of your favorite tunes? To make the most of your run, you’ll need headphones that cater to your needs and wants. From sweatproof designs, to headphones that mold to the specific shape of your ear, to stereo sound quality, to colorful customizations, there’s a wireless headphone out there for you.

With comfort, quality and personal listening experience in mind, here are some of V’s picks for headphones to level up your next run:

Ultimate Ears UE Fits – $199.00 USD

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If you’re looking for a personalized headphone experience to enhance your run, look no further. The UE Fits by Ultimate Ears mold to your specific ear shape in 60 seconds, giving you the perfect fit, unparalleled comfort and high quality sound. So you can block out the world and focus on your pace.


Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro – $169.99 USD

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These little headphones pack a big punch. With studio quality sound, active noise cancellation and all-around comfort, your runs will never be the same. Plus, the sleek and compact design gives them limitless usage and practicality.


Nuraloop – $149.00 USD

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If you’re not quite ready to go full wireless, the Nuraloop has you covered. A wireless design, with a loop that goes around the back of your head for added security, you can be sure these headphones will move with you. Go between active noise cancellation and Social Mode to tune in and out of your surroundings. 


Bose Sport Earbuds – $179.00 USD

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It’s clear that these earbuds are engineered with sport in mind. Three size options ensure that you’ll have a secure and comfortable fit — so you won’t be losing these on your run. Lifelike audio and sweat and weather resistance make these a must have set for anyone as dedicated to their tunes as they are to their runs.


JBL Reflect Flow – $149.95 USD

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A week’s worth of workouts on one battery charge? Yes please! Designed for movement but defined by you, these headphones feature a customized fit (see: ergonomic tips) and Ambient Aware technology for added safety when outdoors. Plus, you can completely personalize the look of the phones and charging case with unique photos and color combos on the JBL website, for a truly unique headphone experience.


Beats Powerbeats Pro – $199.5 USD

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Designed for athletes, these high-performance earphones have adjustable earhooks for a secure fit and added comfort. No matter how much you move and shake (yes, even on your toughest routines and longest runs), these headphones provide stability and high quality sound. A reinforced design also helps resist sweat and water damage. Even if you go hard, they’ll keep up!


Bowers & Wilkins PI7 – $399.99 USD

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Bring one of the best sounding wireless headphones with you on your runs. These sleek and elegant earbuds have adaptive noise cancellation, changing to your surroundings with ease. They also feature six built-in microphones for perfect sound and call quality — meaning you can take that work call on your run, if needed.


Jaybird Sport Vista 2 – $179.99 USD

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Safety is the most important factor in any run. Apart from the durability and sound quality of these headphones, the SurroundSense technology gives you added awareness by allowing you to tune into your surroundings on the trail or road. When it’s time to focus again, though, you can just double-tap to active noise cancel and cut out background noise.


Sennheiser MOMENTUM True Wireless 2 – $299.95 USD

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Sennheiser’s 75 years of experience with sound ensures that these wireless headphones will give you a luxury listening experience that moves with you. Improved ergonomics means that you can wear these all day without sacrificing comfort, and with so many specs and customizable details (including an app) you can be sure that they will fit any mood and any pace you choose.


Google Pixel Buds A-Series – $99.00 USD

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These earbuds still give you the quality and security you’re looking for — on a budget. Crisp audio, all day charge and a design that will ensure they’ll stay in during any workout, these headphones have everything you need.


Jabra Elite Active 75t – $179.99 USD

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Great for easy listening, taking calls or working out (or all of the above, really). These earbuds are designed to move with you, with a great fit, waterproof design and active noise cancellation. 


Under Armour True Wireless Flash X Headphones – $169.96 USD

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Grind harder with these headphones. Giving you ultimate freedom without wires, completely sweatproof and superior sound quality, your runs will thank you. Ambient Aware tech also ensures you can tune in to the wildlife or vehicles around you for added safety.

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