Best Wireless Headphones For Runners: In-Ear And Over-Ear Options

Calling all runners and fast walkers...Here's our list of your best options for In-Ear and Over-Ear Wireless Headphones. 

In-Ear Option: Bose SoundSport Wireless Headphones

There's nothing worse than not being able to get into a workout because those annoying headphone wires getting in your way, or buds slipping out of your ears. Luckily, Bose came out with a solution that will only set you back $134.95. For eternal workout bliss, this might be worth it. 


Comfort is paramount when it comes to listening to your workout playlist during an intense sweat session, because who wants to be distracted by shitty dollar store earbuds? Luckily, the in-ear design is secure and comes with three sizes of ear molds, which is essential. 

It's extremely simple to set up, and the sound quality on these wireless babies are what really sets it apart from others in its class. The sound is as crisp and the bass as rich as their over-ear counterparts. A lightweight power button and charging port as well as a voice update on battery life (up to 6 hours) make these, combine with sound quality, the headphones you need for your morning run. Muted colors or a brighter option available.  

Gym rats: if you sweat heavily, this might be an issue, but Bose promises to replace any units that run into dysfunction or glitches.

Purchase Bose Soundsport Wireless Headphones

Over-Ear Option: Soul X-TRA Over-Ear Sports Headphones  

These $150 headphones are lightweight for the notoriously clunk reputation that over-ear headphones usually have, but don't underestimate them. The X-TRA bluetooth over-ear sports headphones. The sound is well-balanced and will stay on during your toughest workout (suck it, in-ears!). 

Also great for runners and bikers, since this model has dual mode (still and flashing) LED lights to ensure your safety on a midnight run or cycle.  The playtime is more impressive than the Bose in-ear counterpart we mentioned before, due to a 24 house playtime and a 15 minute charge that provides you with 150 min of playtime. 


Their folding design also makes them ergonomically impressive and easy to store without the possibility of snapping in half (been there) Those who sweat buckets, fear slippage no more! At just $150, they're a clear investment. 

Purchase Soul X-TRA Over-Ear Sports Headphones