Is it better to run with earbuds or headphones?
Most runners will probably find on-ear more comfortable than in-ear — especially for extended use. Another great advantage of on-ear headphones is that they do not block out all sound, but allow you to hear traffic and the outside world as you run.
What headphones do marathon runners use?
- Jabra Elite Active 75t. The best running headphones overall.
- JLab Epic Air Sport ANC. The best cheap ANC running headphones.
- Beats Powerbeats Pro.
- Shokz OpenRun.
- Beats Fit Pro.
- Apple AirPods Pro 2.
- JLab JBuds Air Pro.
- Jabra Elite 4 Active.
Is earbuds good for running?
The best wireless earbuds for running we’ve tested are the Jaybird Vista 2 Truly Wireless. These earbuds designed for sports are very well-built and come with a few different sizes of stability fins. Once you find a good fit, they’ll stay in your ears even during intense workouts.