Training Gear for Less Than $120
You don't need a fancy kit to make it to the finish line.
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The Probar Meal ($3) is as tasty as it gets and, yes, will serve as a substitute meal, with 350 calories.
Patagonia’s Forerunner ($39) has built-in 30 UPF sun protection and is extremely durable.
The North Face Ultra Kilowatt trail runners ($120) can handle everything from blacktop to scree.
The Salomon Start ($40) is perfectly simple, with mesh panels on the side for breathability and a rear pocket for gels.
Any old bottle will do, but Ultimate Direction’s Fastdraw Plus ($23) has a hand strap that keeps it from slipping and a pocket for keys.