Running headphones, a lot like your time in a 10K, are always improving. The latest headphones offer superior connectivity, a more comfortable fit and, best of all, improved sound to make your workout jams sound their absolute best.
That said, thanks to improved technology, the best wireless headphones are giving their wired counterparts a run for their money, so you no longer have to worry about tripping on your headphone wire while running. The best workout headphones will tie the latest and greatest wireless technology with the high battery life you’ll need to get you through a long run or day of training.
The best running headphones also go one step further with features like heart rate monitors and AI personal trainers that make the best running headphones the best running gadgets on the market in 2019.
Best Wireless Headphones for Running in 2020
Monster iSport Victory Bluetooth Wireless In-Ear Headphones (Earbuds) - Black with Microphone, Sports Headphones, Running, Noise Isolation
- Monster authorized dealer, 1 year USA
- Pure Monster sound: music is proven to increase athletic performance by up to 15%, Whether it's your first trip to the gym or you're a seasoned athlete. Monster signature ingredient for import delivers crystal clear details, with pumping bass to keep you motivated through your training.
- Durable and sweat-proof: everyone sweats while working out and the salts and minerals in sweat can damage sensitive electronics like headphones. The victory is fully sweat proof and has an ip 5 rating. The earbuds and sport clips can be rinsed or wiped after use and are resistant to microbial build up and the control Talk is Sealed tight and has a cover for the Micro USB charge input.
- Bluetooth connectivity: worrying about where your headphone cable is while doing your chosen activity has been a problem with sports headphones for years. Untethering yourself from your device gives your body The ability to move freely and you're less likely to damage your equipment or yourself! Victory has Bluetooth 4. 0 with apt-X to deliver your music at the highest possible quality. This is wireless that sounds as good as wired.
- 8+ hour battery life: Battery life is one of the top considerations for a pair of wireless headphones - if it's not long enough, the headphones spend more time on charge than in your ears. Victory gives more than 8 hours from the integrated rechargeable batteries, so you can use them on the commute as well as in the gym.
66 Audio - BTS PRO - BT Wireless Sports Headphones w/ MotionControl for iOS and Android. 40 Hours Playback. 100 Feet Wireless Range. HD Stereo Sound.
- BT 4.2 Wireless with Patented 3D Antenna Technology and BLE
- MotionControl Smart App for iOS and Android (Patent Pending)
- World First 100+ Feet of Wireless Range (Patent Pending)
- 40 Hours Playback, 400 Hours Standby, 90 Minute Quick Charge
- "The BTS Pro is a fantastic set of headphones" - Matthew Miller, ZDNet
AfterShokz Trekz Air Open Ear Wireless Bone Conduction Headphones, Slate Grey, AS650SG
$99.95 in stock
1 used from $109.98
- Bone conduction technology and open Fit design delivers music through your cheekbones, ensuring ears remain completely open to ambient sounds for maximum situational awareness during long-term wear.
- The new, organic, wraparound design is 20% lighter than its counterpart to deliver a flexible fit for unnoticeable all-day comfort and stability.
- Bluetooth V4.2 connectivity and convenient multipoint pairing compatible with your iOS and Android Bluetooth-ready smartphones or tablets and Mac and PC computers and laptops.
- Premium pitch plus guarantees a Premium audio experience, including wide dynamic range and rich bass.Frequency response:20Hz~20KHz
- Enjoy six hours of continuous music + calls on a single charge, or 20 days of standby time. Charges in 2 hours.
Jaybird X4 Wireless Bluetooth Headphones for Sport, Fitness and Running, Compatible with iOS and Android Smartphones: Sweatproof and Waterproof - Black Metallic/Flash
$89.99 in stock
1 used from $84.99
- 8 HOURS OF PLAY TIME Rechargeable battery provides 8 hours of bluetooth wireless play time on a 2 hour charge. Wireless range: Class 2 standard range 10m/33ft
- SWEAT & WATERPROOF IPX7 protection for gym and fitness workouts and running in all weather conditions
- SPORT FIT PLUS Comfortable headphone design runs over your ears for a secure sport fit or under for more relaxed situations
- COMFORTABLE FIT Interchangeable Comply Ultra thermo-reactive tips provide enhanced durability rich sound and conform to individual ear canals for a comfortable secure fit
- PREMIUM SOUND The Jaybird app provides Custom EQ allows athletes to customize sound EQ and save personal settings to the buds
KuaiFit Sport Headphones - Heart Rate Monitor, Fitness Tracker, MP3 Player, 8GB Memory, Bluetooth, BLE, ANT+, Audio Coach, Personal Trainer and Sweatproof - Run Cycle Gym Triathlon
1 used from $47.63
- Integrated Clinically Validated Heart Rate Sensor, Activity/Fitness Tracker, 8GB Memory, MP3 Player, Voice Coaching, 7h Battery, Bluetooth, BLE & ANT+.
- Designed for Extreme Exercising, Sweatproof and Include Different Eartips for Indoor and Outdoor Exercising, in Multiple Sizes to Achieve The Perfect Fit in Any Environment.
- Accurately Measure and Receive Customizable Voice Notifications/Alerts of Your Heart Rate, Speed, Pace, Distance, Time, Cadence, Calories, Laps, VO2max and Power*
- Preloaded with 2 Months of Training Plans for Running and Cycling. And Easily Download Additional Training Plans for a Multitude of Sports from the KUAI.FIT Platform.
- Workout Without Carrying Any Other Device Using its Integrated 8GB Memory, MP3 Player and Sensor Technology, or Train Connected to Sport Watches, Phones, Bike Computers, Power Meters, etc by ANT+, Bluetooth, or BLE.
Bose SoundSport Wireless Headphones, Black
$74.99 in stock
14 used from $74.99
- A high quality audio experience, consistently balanced at any volume, thanks to Bose active EQ. Connectivity Technology: Wireless
- Wireless convenience, with easy Bluetooth and NFC pairing aided by voice prompts
- Exclusive Stay Hear and tips keep the headphones comfortably in place during workouts
- Sweat and weather resistance for reliability while exercising
- Up to 6 hours battery life per charge. Please refer the User Guide before use
JBL Under Armour Wireless Headphones, One Size, Black
$39.99 in stock
1 used from $39.99
- With a Proven ergonomic ear tip designed specifically for athletes, twist and lock them into place - they're guaranteed never to hurt or fall out
- Internal and external strain reliefs along with Ipx5 sweat proof construction provide the ultimate durability
- Premium 5.8mm dynamic Drivers deliver big sound in a compact size. Jbl's legendary pure bass performance will keep you Driven to finish Strong
- Bluetooth connectivity to iOS and Android devices allows for a wire free, distraction free workout
- Control tracks, Volume and calls easily with a inline 3-button Mic
VI Sense Wireless Headphones with on-Demand AI Personal Trainer Human-Sounding Voice Coaches You in Realtime Using a Built-in Fitness Tracker and Heart Rate Monitor
$13.72 in stock
1 used from $43.02
- BEAUTIFUL SOUND: Lose yourself in beautiful sound every time you slip on the bluetooth headphones.
- AEROSPACE GRADE: The wireless fitness tracker headphones feature biosensors that detect heart rate, motion, elevation, proximity, and touch. Winner of the 2018 iF Packaging Design Award.
- ALL DAY: Sweat and water resistant with all-day battery life perfect for workouts, listening to music, and taking calls.
- COMPATIBLE WITH VI TRAINER: Included is a free 1-month trial to the Vi Trainer App for custom, AI-based Training Plans to help you take your workouts to next level. (iOS and Android) After trial period, subscriptions only cost $9.99 per month.
- ADAPTIVE FITNESS COACH: Workout smarter with the first ever AI personal trainer that uses real time tracking to deliver constant optimization of your running, cycling, and other types of exercise.
Jabra Elite Sport True Wireless Waterproof Fitness & Running Earbuds with Heart Rate and Activity Tracker - Advanced wireless connectivity and charging case - 4.5 Hour- New Version Black
$89.99 in stock
7 used from $89.99
- True wireless earbuds – Jabra Elite Sport earbuds offer superior sound for calls and music and advance wireless connectivity to ensure true performance. Two microphones in each earbud work together to filter our background noise and ensure clarity.
- Secure custom fit – Enjoy custom-fitting workout earbuds thanks to the 3 sizes of EarGels and foam tips included to give you the right fit that boosts music and call quality. Plus, 3 sizes of EarWings further enhance comfort and heart rate sensor.
- All-day power – Now with a battery that delivers 4.5 hours of play time coupled with a portable charging case, these Jabra wireless in-ear headphones give you 13.5 hours of power to keep you going.
- Sports earbuds – The in-ear precision heart rate monitor works with our integrated Jabra Sport Life app to track/analyze your fitness. Monitor absolute fitness level, have reps counted automatically, predict race pace and more. For all experience levels.
- Waterproof design – Jabra Elite Sport are waterproof earbuds that offer guaranteed durability. They have an IP67-rated waterproof design with a 3-year warranty against sweat damage (registration required via Jabra Sport Life App).
Powerbeats3 Wireless Earphones - Neighborhood Collection - Break Blue
- High-performance wireless earphones in break blue
- Compatible with iOS and Android devices.
- Connectivity Technology: Apple’s W1 Chip and Wireless Connect via Class 1 Bluetooth with your device for wireless workout freedom
- Up to 12 hours of battery life to power through multiple workouts
- With Fast Fuel, a 5-minute charge gives you 1 hour of playback when battery is low