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Aftershokz Trekz Titanium seems to be a popular choice for running earphones, especially among those who value situational awareness. People say that they are comfortable and don't fall out [1], while also letting you hear the environment around you [2]. They come with a clip to hold them in place [5] and can be comfortably worn all day [1]. Additionally, their customer service is great and they will replace them if they break [2].
Plantronics BackBeat Fit Bluetooth Headphones seem to be a popular choice for running. People say that they stay put [1] and have good sound [3], and are practically indestructible [3]. They also have awareness when in the ears [6] and are waterproof [3]. It seems that some people have battery life concerns for long runs [8], but overall the Plantronics BackBeat Fit Bluetooth Headphones are a great choice for running.

Apple AirPods

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Apple AirPods
People say that Apple AirPods are a great option for running because of their ease of syncing [2], perfect fit and staying power [4], noise canceling ability [5], and their ability to get wet with a light rain or heavy sweating without issue [4]. They also have good sound quality [4] and battery life [7].
It seems that Jabra Elite Sport wireless earbuds are a popular choice for running. People say that these earbuds have amazing sound [2], are water-resistant [3], and don't fall out of the ears [7]. They also feature a hear through feature that lets you hear all sounds around you [3]. Additionally, they come with a charging case and dual power display [5] and they are water-resistant [6]. Overall, it seems like Jabra Elite Sport wireless earbuds are a great option for running.

Bose Sound Sports

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Bose Sound Sports
Bose Sound Sports seem to be well-suited for running, as they provide a good sound and clip in to ears well [1]. People have also noted that they are inexpensive [1] and stay clipped to ears well [1]. Other sources have stated that the earbuds fit and stay in ears great [3], allowing for outside sounds to enter [3], and the earhooks wrap around the ear securely [5]. Additionally, they are water proof [3] and moisture rating is the same as QuietComfort [7].

All answers

  • Aftershokz Trekz Titanium
  • Plantronics BackBeat Fit Bluetooth Headphones
  • Apple AirPods
  • Jabra Elite Sport wireless earbuds
  • Bose Sound Sports
  • Apple earbuds
  • Insignia Bluetooth earbuds
  • Taotronics
  • JBL Reflect Mini BT
  • Sony XB50BS Extra Bass Sports Wireless In-Ear Headphones
  • QCY T2C
  • Anker Soundcore Spirit X
  • JLaB Air Buds
  • Headband
  • WANFEI Running Bluetooth Headphones
  • Considerations


    Comfort is a top priority when it comes to running earphones. Plantronics BackBeat Fit Bluetooth Headphones [2] and Bose sound sports [1] have been noted to be comfortable while running, with the Philips hook on earphones [1] and Apple earbuds or pods [1] also being considered comfortable options.


    Earphones that stay in your ears while running is important, and Far End Gear BudLoks Earphone Sport Grips [1] are designed specifically for Apple iPod and Earpod style earbuds. Yurbuds [1], Plantronics BackBeat Fit Bluetooth Headphones [2], Sony MDRAS200 Active Sports Headphones [1], Phillips hook on earphones [1], Apple earbuds or pods [1], Airpods[3], and Hussar Magicbuds[3] are all known to stay in the ears well.

    Water Resistance

    If you plan on running in the rain or sweat heavily during your runs, Plantronics BackBeat Fit Bluetooth Headphones [2] are waterproof with an IP57 rating. Apple AirPods[3] and Jabra Elite Sport wireless earbuds[3] also have a good water resistance rating.

    Sweat Resistance

    For those that sweat heavily while running, QCY T2C[5] are cheap earbuds that are good for heavy sweaters, plus Anker Soundcore Spirit X[5], JBL Reflect Mini BT[3], Beats earbuds[4], Samsung Galaxy Buds[4], Plantronics backbeat fit[4], AirPods[4], and Aftershokz headphones[4].

    Battery Life

    For battery life, Powerbeats Pro[4] have a great battery life, as well as Jabra Elite Active 75t[3], APEKX Bluetooth Headphones True Wireless Earbuds with Charging Case [5], Wireless Headphones, Bluetooth 5.3 Sports Headphones,45H Playtime [5], Cabor Wireless Headphones, Bluetooth 5.0 Sports Earbuds,[5] WeurGhy Wireless Running Headphones,[5] Soundbot Wireless Headphones,[5] mucro Wireless Headphones,[7] and Plantronics BackBeat FIT 3100.[7].


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