The Brightest Shoe Lights for Running at Night

Running after sundown is quite common, but it could be dangerous if you don’t take the proper safety precautions. Unfortunately, carrying a flashlight is hardly ideal and some headlamps can feel bulky or uncomfortable.  Instead, why not try shoe lights? These slim lights clip onto sneakers to light your way. A good pair should stay on well and be bright so you can see the path ahead and alert drivers to your presence (as a standard, a quality pair should be 150 lumens or brighter). A style that’s waterproof is also a plus. With this in mind, we rounded up a few of the best shoe lights on the market for running at night.

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1. Basein Magic Flash Led

This light is waterproof and shines even in the rain.

Pros: It has waterproof construction and 11 fun, flashing modes with built-in 180 LED. It comes with an anti-slip water drop-shape pin design. The light is rechargeable.

Cons: It can feel snug.

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2. Apace Vision LED Shoe Lights

This Apace Vision pair contains three LED lights per device and two lighting modes, steady and strobe.

Pros: They come in a variety of colorways to choose from. It's weather-resistant and includes two extra sets of batteries.

Cons: These aren't rechargeable.

Apace Vision shoe lights
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3. Night Runner 270 Shoe Lights

Night Runner’s 150-lumen LEDs are made to offer bright, intense lighting up to 30 feet ahead of you. They're weatherproof with a secure, adjustable clip and come with a carrying case.

Pros: These feature three light modes: standard, high and flashing. Long-lasting batteries can be charged quickly using an included micro USB cable. They offer 360 degrees of visibility.

Cons: They need to be charged after every run.

Night Runner 270 Shoe Lights
CREDIT: Amazon

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