The LightSpur RX ($29.99) is a very simple and relatively inexpensive way to stay visible this winter. In a nutshell, the LightSpur fits around the heel of your shoe and loosely attaches via small teeth on the inside of the device. It has three colors you can choose from, as well as a variety of light up or blinking options. The device is rechargable via USB and is said to have weather resistant qualities – something obviously necessary for shoes in the wet winters.
Runners should be able to get at least a few nights worth of running in (5 hours steady or 5 hours blinking) and I love that I can’t feel anything when I am running – which is typically not the case with many visibility gear items.
Last but not least, the Mag Strobe LED Clip Light is part of the giveaway. This is a lightweight clip-on light that can be set to two different blink speeds or to shine steadily, and its battery can be replaced (so you don’t just throw it away when it dies). You can clip it anywhere, but my favorite place to clip it is on the back of my hat, where it won’t be covered up by my ponytail. If you had short hair, the perfect place for it is from the back of your shirt’s neckhole.