Dakota Jones’s gear recommendations

Learn more about his favorite pieces and why they work.

“This is the perfect race shoe for nearly any trail race. It is extremely lightweight and responsive, and it grips my foot in a way that makes the shoe feel like just an extension of my foot (but with more cushion!).

Dakota Jones

“I wear this shirt on nearly every run I do. It’s light and comfortable, and the simple design makes me feel proud to wear it in the mountains or in town.”

“This hat keeps the sun off my face. I also look so damn cool in it that people wonder where Dakota went, because he’s definitely not that cool.”

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Dakota Jones

Dakota began running after his gym teacher told him to go for a run as a punishment—but instead of putting him off, it gave him a lifelong passion for running.

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