If you're putting a few miles into your running routine it might be a good idea to carry a small gear bag to store everything you need to keep you energized. A great bag for running is the Asics Run Backpack which has a design that hugs your body to minimize bag movement and has enough room for all the necessities. The bag also features an integrated mp3 player pocket and reflector strip for extra safety. [$40]
Asics reveals its marathon-ready METARACER running shoe
The shoe is their most advanced long-distance running shoe to date.