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Wrap around: 7 best running armbands

Running shoes, check. Lycra leggings, check. Snazzy top, check. But have you got an armband to keep your valuables safe and dry?

So the New Year health kick is in full swing; you’ve armed yourself with some new running shoes, spent hours on end compiling playlists and downloaded multiple apps to map your run.

But stuffing your new lycra leggings with phones, keys, and loose change is no mean feat - and that’s where a sports armband comes into play.

Niftily strapping your phone to arm won’t weigh you down and will prevent you from jangling around the park. From Nike’s fashion-conscious, sleek design to Yurbuds’ safety-conscious personalised pocket, we review the seven best armbands to make your runs more enjoyable.

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Both Sweaty Betty and iLuv’s armbands are stylish and provide extra visibility for running at night. The Adidas is practical and breathable, while Tune Belt is great value for money and is compatible for lots of different devices.


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1. Belkin EaseFit Armband for iPhone 5/5S, £23.37

2. iLuv Nite-Glo Sports Armband, £12.99

3. Adidas miCoach Armband, £12.95

4. Tune Belt Armband, £15.99

5. Nike E2 Prime Performance Armband, £25

6. Yurbuds Armband, £15

7. Sweaty Betty Media Armband, £30