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Keepsake Gifts for Marathon Runners & Triathletes

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Last year, my husband ran in the Chicago Marathon. It was the first race he'd ever participated in. He's glad he did it but has no desire to complete a full marathon ever again. This year he's training for the Oakland Triathlon instead.

Until the marathon last year, I didn't realize the amount of intense training that athletes go through to prepare for race day.

Which is why, when October finally rolled around and race day arrived, I decided he needed more than the sense of accomplishment and cool race medal to commemorate the day. I surprised him with a keepsake gift and it meant SO much to him.

As he trains for the upcoming triathlon, I'm thinking about what will show him how much I admire his discipline and dedication. Below, I'm sharing some unique keepsake gift ideas for runners and athletes who have completed a full or half marathon or a triathlon.

Engraved Triathlon Flask

Add a swimmer, bicycle wheel and running shoe design to this engravable flask to create a unique gift for a first time triathlon finisher. Trust me, they're going to need a drink when it's over!

Engravable Pillbox for Triathletes

This customized pillbox for triathletes is a great way for swimmers, joggers and runners to store vitamins and supplements in a fanny pack, backpack, desk drawer or athletic bag or luggage.

Metal Card Case Wallet with Swim, Cycle & Run Design

This metal card case for triathletes can also be engraved with the participant's name and official race time.

Running Shoe Ornament

Our marathon ornaments feature a running shoe, customizable bead colors and the option to have their race results engraved on the back.

Marathon Runner Pill Box

Our mini handcrafted running shoe pillboxes are perfect for storing pills as well as other small items in a purse, drawer or travel bag.

Athletic Shoe Night Light for Marathon Finisher

Surprise a runner with this stained glass running shoe night light. Choose from 9 glass colors.

All our gifts are handcrafted in Kyle's California studio located in the San Francisco Bay Area. Each decorative design is her original artwork etched into gold or silver metal and laid over vibrant aluminum, iridescent film or stained glass.

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