When it comes to finding sunglasses that make running less of a hassle and more enjoyable with every step, you need a pair that’s going to fit you just right. So for our large head friends who have found their way to this blog, read below to see our top choices. Handpicked by our SportRx opticians, these frames are the best running sunglasses for large heads.

Best Running Sunglasses for Large Heads

1. Native Eyewear Bigfork
2. Oakley Radar Ev Path
3. Nike Brazen Fuel
4. Smith Deckboss
5. Maui Jim Big Wave
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Sunglass Rob reviews this year’s lineup of the best running sunglasses for big heads. Check it out in the video or keep reading below!


Native Eyewear Bigfork

Starting off this roundup with an 8 base curvature and non-slip hypoallergenic nose pads, Native Bigfork is sure to fit your large head comfortably. This frame is extremely lightweight and durable, made with premium polarized lens technology, and snap-back lens swapping capability. Bigfork lenses are ready for sightseeing races.

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Key Features

  • Bio-based resin frame is extremely lightweight & durable
  • Premium polarized lenses
  • Non-slip nose grip
  • Prescription ready
  • SportRx Frame Width (SFW): 140mm (Men’s L, Women’s XL)

Oakley Radar EV Path

With intensity in check, the Radar EV Path is built to perform. Built with O-Matter impact-resistant and anti-slip Unobtainium earsocks and nosepads, this frame is equipped to fit comfortably and stay on with every stride. Built with extra coverage with their taller lens, these sunglasses are great for large heads.

oakley radar ev path

Oakley Radar EV Path in Steel with PRIZM Road Jade Lens

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Key Features

  • Interchangeable lenses
  • O-Matter frame is impact-resistant & lightweight
  • Unobtainium earsocks & nosepads
  • Not available in prescription
  • SFW: 140mm (Men’s L, Women’s XL)

Nike Brazen Fuel

These sporty frames are built with a bold shape and easy-wearing features. With a super lightweight frame that’s built with soft rubber nosepads and temple tips, Brazen Fuel is a great choice for large head fits. It has a 6-base curve and offers moderate peripheral light blockage so you can take them on a run and relax in the sun after.

Nike Brazen Fuel in Matte Obsidian with Grey Silver Flash Lens

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Key Features

  • Rubberized nosepads & temple tips
  • Comfortable lightweight frame
  • 6-base curved lens
  • Prescription ready!
  • SFW: 140mm (Men’s L, Women’s XL)

SMITH Deckboss

A large wraparound frame with ultimate coverage, the Deckboss is there for every mile you venture out on. These 8-base curved frames feature SMITH ChromaPop polarized lenses which reduce glare and enhance contrast so you can see every bump in the road ahead. Designed with rubberized nosepads and temple tips, Deckboss is a sure fit for your large head.

Smith Deckboss in Matte Black with ChromaPop Polarized Gray Green Lens

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Key Features

  • SMITH ChromaPop polarized lenses
  • 8-base curve lens
  • Super-flexible temple tips
  • Prescription ready!
  • SFW: 140mm (Men’s L, Women’s XL)

Maui Jim Big Wave

Closing out this large head roundup is the Maui Jim Big Wave. Featuring MauiPure lens material with scratch and impact resistance and their lightweight lens material, these sunglasses are great for any kind of run. With their adjustable nose pads and rubber temple tips, these frames will be so lightweight you may forget you’re even running.

Maui Jim Big Wave in Olive Tortoise with HCL Bronze Lens

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Key Features

  • MauiPure lens material
  • Rubberized nosepads and temple tips
  • PolarizedPlus2® lens technology
  • Not available in prescription
  • SFW: 146mm (Men’s XL, Women’s XL-XXL)

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