Friday, June 6, 2008

New Balance Gifts for Father’s Day

The count down is on! There’s only 10 more days until Father’s Day, which means you still have time to think about the perfect way to show your dad just how much he means to you. Whether the dad in your life is into running, working out, working hard or just kicking back, you can find some great gift ideas right here at

Here are a few of my favorite picks!

920 Water Shoe
This is the perfect time of year and a top pick for any dad with an adventurous outdoor spirit! This quick-drying water shoe was just awarded the 2008 Best of Adventure Gear by the editors of National Geographic Adventure Magazine. It’s the ultimate shoe for unpredictable wet or dry lands. The innovative design flows water out but keeps sand and pebbles from seeping in. So your feet feel dry faster and won’t hurt. The grip from the outsole also protects you from slips.

MP3 Arm Wallet
For your music loving dad on the run, check out one of the MP3 video holders. Dad can grab his iPod and hit the road with this convenient holder that has an adjustable arm band. It has a space for the MP3 dial and a clear screen to check your song choice along the way without needing to stop. This is so convenient and user-friendly, it’s ideal for the dad who enjoys music on the go!

N5™ Max
If your dad wants to keep track of all his fitness goals, take a look at this training monitor. The N5™ Max recently earned the 2008 Great Gear of the Year Award from! Its health focused with lots of easy to use features like an exercise calorie count that even shows total fat burned. The heart rate monitor stores data so you can keep records from every workout. This is just the thing for dads who are competitive runners or fitness enthusiasts.

Storm Striker Jacket
Not all jackets are created equal! Some stand up to wind and rain better than others. This jacket is so versatile it’s a must-have item for any dad. Designed for extra weather protection, it’s lightweight, great fitting, and features a music pocket for your MP3 player. A detachable magnetic hood gives you more options and the 360° reflectivity ensures safety during early morning or evening activities.

Shop by Outfit
You can’t go wrong with an entire outfit for dad! And you’ll be proud to see him sport a new look. Check out a variety of complete sets in one easy-to-shop place at the New Balance Shop By Outfit section. You’ll find awesome outfits for every dad whether he’s on the run, on the court or on the hammock!

Check out these gift ideas and let us know if any of them make a big hit with your dad! How ever you choose to show him how much you care, have a great celebration and treasure the time you spend together!


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