Rachel rocks the Mizuno Wave Rider 17 (She's very specific)
Sara LOVES her Brooks Glycerin 11s (she did the entire Dopey in them, and didn't regret it)
It goes without saying that you should wear what you like. Rachel rocks a lot of Reebok and Lululemon gear, and Sara swears by Old Navy (particularly their sports bras - as a "well endowed" runner, this one is key!!) Occasionally we match:
If you are unsure of what to wear in what weather check out this great tool from Runner's World
Sara rocks the Garmin Forerunner and Rachel finally got a Garmin of her own to track splits and miles.
If you don't want your head band slipping...ever, then you need a sweaty band. This headband did not move at all during 13.1 miles.
During the winter months Rachel wears this great piece of gear. It helps with keep asthma under control and ears warm.