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Highly Functional Running Headlamps

We offer a wide variety of headlamps available - with different lumen output, light colors, battery pack placement, beam distance and more. There is a perfect option for everybody to enjoy their running sessions regardless of the time of the day and weather conditions.

Here are a few important points about our products to help you with your choice:

  • Light output. We offer running flashlights with different levels of light output - from 10 lumens on the low-power mode to as much as 1000 lumens on full-power mode depending on the model. Whether you run through a high-density area or a low-density one, you can always adjust the power mode on your running headlamp accordingly.
  • Light colors. You need different types of light for different weather conditions. That’s why our range of running headlamps include not only white light options, but also red and RGB light. Pick the one that suits your needs and enjoy your runs in any weather!
  • Beam distance. We offer running headlamps with varying beam distance options. You can get a headlamp with a beam distance of 320 on full-power mode or as little as 10 on low-power mode. Depending on the kind of area you run through, you can choose the one that suits you best.
  • Headlamp weight and size. Our running headlamps generally are lightweight and compact, but they still vary in terms of diameter, weight, strap width and battery pack placement, so it’s important to choose the one that will fit your head best and sit comfortably during your training.

For more options that might as well work for running purposes, check out our Sports Headlamps and Running & Cycling collections.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the best headlamp for running?

The Ledlenser NEO series are the best running headlamps on the market, they are light and compact so will comfortably sit on your head as you run. They also have a wide beam to light the space in front of you, as you run you need to be able to see as much as you can of the space in front of you to keep you safe from obstacles.

How many lumens needed for running headlamp?

The best running headlamps have around 400 lumens, sometimes less if you are running in high density areas. Trail running headlamps in remote areas call for no more than 400 lumens.

How to choose running headlamp?

Some key areas to consider when choosing a running headlamp are, the weight of the headlamp, the position of the battery pack and accessories. The best running headlamps are light and compact due to the ongoing impact as you run, the lighter the headlamp the more likely it will be able to stay in place on your head as you run. The position of the battery pack is also a key consideration, typically you can opt for a rear or front battery pack location, the Ledlenser NEO Series has a rear battery pack, and the MH10 which is another great choice has a front battery pack with a lengthy run time.

How to run with headlamp?

The addition of a headlamp to your run should be quite seamless, choose a headlamp that is light and compact enough to sit on your head comfortable for the duration of your run, choose a light with a wide beam to cover the span of your surroundings and you should be set.

Some headlamps come with alternate wearing options including chest straps, or clips to attach to a hat, so if this is something you are looking for be sure to invest in a headlamp with these additional accessories.

What is the brightest headlamp for trail running?

A running headlamp does not need to be exceptionally bright, particularly if you are running in high populated areas. 400 lumens is sufficient for a running headlamp however something important to consider is battery run-time, opt for a headlamp with a lengthy runtime to ensure you have enough light for the duration of your run. The Ledlenser NEO10R and MH10 have long run-times.