Get in Gear

From hot gear and gadgets to cool style, REI has everything you need to power your performance in the Men’s Health Urbanathlon. Get expert gear recommendations to ensure you train, perform and recover like a pro.


The Garmin Forerunner 210 GPS fitness monitor maintains the user-friendly features of the popular Forerunner 110, while providing more ways to track performance to help you reach your fitness goals.

Brooks Ravenna 3 women's road-running shoes deliver a touch of stability and support for mild pronators, feature adjustable arch saddles, adaptive cushioning and dynamic flex for enhanced feel and performance.

Whether you're Urbanathlon training takes you to the gym or outside, the men's Salomon X T-shirt feels as great as it looks.

The North Face GTD Crew shirt makes reaching your fitness goals just a bit more comfortable.

True to their name, The North Face Winter Warm tights for men keep your legs warm and supple for cold-weather training.

With moisture-wicking FlashDry™ fibers, The North Face GTD long-sleeve shirt has all the performance qualities you want for cool-weather runs and fast workouts.

Hit the Urbanathlon course hard, but take it easy on your skin with the soft, heathered fabric of the Versatile EZ T-shirt from Brooks.

Salomon Trail IV tights lend exceptional comfort whether your plans include trail running, yoga, going to the gym or going full throttle at the Urbanathlon.

The sporty Brooks Infiniti II capris help keep you dry and comfortable on the treadmill, trails, obstacle courses and endurance races you'll face at the Urbanathlon.

The Essential Half-Zip II top from Brooks works hard to keep you comfortable on cool days, and it's perfect under a shell in colder weather.

Salomon Trail IV tights lend exceptional comfort whether your plans include trail running, yoga, the gym or going full throttle at the Urbanathlon.

Hammer Nutrition Perpetuem® drink mix is designed to give athletes the consistent energy they need for the long haul!

It's GU to the next power! Roctane Ultra Endurance energy gel formula contains an amplified blend of nutrients to help you push endurance to the max.

Powered by Thorlo padding and tailored for performance and minimal bulk, Urbanathletes will appreciate the lightweight and supportive fit of the Experia Micro Mini-Crew socks.

Powered by Thorlo padding and tailored for performance and minimal bulk, Urbanathletes will appreciate the lightweight and supportive fit of the women's Experia Running socks.

Add variety to your performance food regimen with the great-tasting Clif Shot Bloks Fastpak. A great complement to gels and bars, Bloks help you keep up your energy and intensity.

The stretch-woven fabric and relaxed fit of the Brooks Sherpa III shorts draw you into dynamic motion to boost your Urbanathlon performance.

The Salomon XA Pro 3D Ultra 2 Trail-Running shoes provide a proven combination of light weight and stability for outdoor athletes looking for high performance over a variety of surfaces.

Designed for cross-training, the FiveFingers KomodoSport multisport shoes take the popular KSO and introduce a friction-reducing footbed to enhance comfort.

Salomon Trail IV tights lend exceptional comfort whether your plans include trail running, yoga or going to the gym.

Make sure today's great workout doesn't become tomorrow's agony—use Hammer Nutrition Recoverite™ after your workout!

If you're looking for a lightweight, wind- and water-resistant soft shell, the Marmot ROM jacket should be at the top of the contender list.

The KT Tape therapeutic tape includes 20 precut strips that can be used to provide support and stability for muscles, joints and tendons.

The Marmot Rom soft-shell jacket gives you the freedom to enjoy an active outdoor lifestyle and pre-competition training. It keeps you comfortable, warm and protected across a wide range of weather conditions and activities.

The Salomon XA Midlayer top regulates your body temperature so well that you just might forget you're wearing it.

The Merrell Trail Glove cross-training shoes are tough enough to handle pre-competition training, like light hiking in wet or dry conditions. Their light weight and innovative design let feet work as if they're not in shoes at all.

The REI Mistral women's pants are sleek and multipurpose soft shells. Have them on hand for late-autumn training sessions when the days turn cool and wet.

The REI Mistrals are sleek, all-purpose soft-shell pants. They're perfect pants to keep you comfortable during outdoor training sessions.

Use the Trigger Point Performance The Grid foam roller to massage sore muscles after you've conquered the Urbanathlon course.

The Salomon XA Midlayer half-zip top lets you adjust ventilation and temperature on the go—ideal for trail running, Nordic skiing or navigating urban obstacles!

After an intense workout, recharge with the Hammer Nutrition Recovery bar. It's fortified with vitamins and minerals, and is a good source of calcium, magnesium and potassium.

The Moji Universal Ice and Heat wrap is your solution for icing and heating, and it can be worn on a dozen different body parts.

Get clean, consistent and long-burning energy with this complex carbohydrate gel that tastes great and won't cause insulin spikes.

The "Official Energy Bar of Ironman®," Bonk Breaker gives you the sustained energy you need, and a taste you'll crave even after you cross the finish line.

The REI OXT Tech short-sleeve T-shirt makes it easy to ace everything the Urbanathlon throws at you. This great basic features a relaxed athletic fit and is perfect for both indoor and outdoor training.

Shorter days, falling leaves and our REI Airflyte Running tights powering you across the Urbanathlon finish line. Need we say more?

The tough AirDrives FIT earphones for iPod cinch down around your ears to stay in place while listening to music or other audio while you train.

The GoFit Cross X-Trainer gloves add necessary protection for your hands on Urbanathlon obstacles like parallel and monkey bars.

The GoFit Cross X-Trainer gloves for women provide necessary protection for your hands to tackle all the obstacles on the Urbanathlon course.

A cool workout awaits you in The North Face Reaxion T-shirt.

Use the GoFit leather jump rope to get your cardiovascular training in without having to head out for a run.

The Garmin Forerunner 610 GPS fitness monitor features a touch screen that lets you simply tap or swipe to scroll through menus, change settings and view pace, distance traveled and GPS position.

Shorter days, falling leaves and the REI Airflyte Basic tights helping you power through the finish line. Need we say more?

The Impulse Quarter-Zip shirt from The North Face offers comfort and performance to athletes who live to breathe fresh air.

From track to gym floor, the women's Vibram FiveFingers KomodoSport LS multisport shoes offer a snug, comfortable fit, easily adjusted by a quick-lace system.

Get more out of each and every run with the Nike+ SportWatch GPS fitness monitor. It's easy to use and will give you valuable speed and distance data to help you reach your fitness goals.

The North Face Voracious Dual shorts combine all the benefits of a supportive athletic short with the comfort of loose-fitting shorts.

You're a swimmer, a cyclist and a runner, and you crave data and details. Get the Garmin Forerunner® 910XT GPS heart rate monitor to track your performance and help you hit a new personal record.

Go ahead, work up a sweat. The REI Airflyte Hooded running jacket uses lightweight polyester fabric for high breathability and a soft touch.

Go ahead, break a sweat. The men's REI Airflyte Hybrid jacket prevents the cold wind from creating a chill and offers a fit that encourages motion.

New SmartWool PhD socks are more advanced than ever! Running UltraLlight Mini men's socks feature innovative new fabric, a more comfortable fit and smart design details that enhance performance.

Dress up your Urbanathlon race attire with The North Face GTD Running shorts.

The women's Impulse quarter-zip shirt from The North Face offers comfort and performance to athletes who live to breathe fresh air.

Offering a feminine fit and extra coverage to help keep arms warm, the REI Fleet long-sleeve T-shirt is a top performer for aerobic activities.

The H2O Audio Trax Custom Fit headphones were created with the needs of runners in mind, but their waterproof, hassle-free and stay-put design is perfect for all kinds of workouts.

The GU Roctane Ultra Endurance energy drink mix supplies the carbs and replenishes the electrolytes that are crucial for sustained, high-intensity exercise.

Use the GoFit Pro Stability ball to stretch, tone and tighten your body with a fun and challenging workout that gets you in race ready shape.

The 15 lb. GoFit Contour kettlebell with DVD has an ergonomic design that fits your wrist and forearm for greater comfort during your pre-competition workout.

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