Best Headphones for Running in 2021


If you are in the market for headphones to listen to music, podcasts or audiobooks while you run, here are the best headphones for running that we see recommended the most.

  • AfterShokz Trekz Titanium bone conducting wireless headphones ($79.95). Popular both because you can still hear what is going on around you and because they stay put even on bouncy trails and with extreme sweating.
  • AfterShokz Aeropex the lightest Aftershokz bone conducting headphones at a higher price tag of $159.99.
  • Jaybird Tarah Pro wireless (159.95). Popular in-ear headphones with a connecting wire and extra long battery life of 12+ hours, which makes them popular among ultrarunners.

Other popular headphones for running or cycling are Bose SoundSport for great sounds quality, PowerBeats Pro earbuds with a hook, or Apple Airpods Pro for versatility. Some also recommend the Sennheiser CX Sport Wireless Earphones.

Any questions or other suggestions? Let us know in the comments.

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