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Highly Functional Running Head Torches

We offer a wide variety of headlamps available - with different lumen output, light colours, 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 head torch accordingly.
  • Light colours. You need different types of light for different weather conditions. That’s why our range of running head torches 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 head torches with varying beam distance options. You can get a head torch 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.
  • Head torch weight and size. Our running head torches 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.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the best Head Torch for running?

The Ledlenser NEO series are the best running head torches 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 are needed for a running Head Torch?

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

How to choose a running Head Torch?

Some key areas to consider when choosing a running head torch are, the weight of the torch, the position of the battery pack and accessories. The best running head torches 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 a Head Torch?

The addition of a head torch to your run should be quite seamless, choose a head torch 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 head torches 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 head torch with these additional accessories.

What is the brightest Head Torch for trail running?

A running head torch does not need to be exceptionally bright, particularly if you are running in high populated areas. 400 lumens is sufficient for a running head torch however something important to consider is battery run-time, opt for a head torch 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.