I don’t own airpods, but the gf does. I have tried them just lying on the beach, and can’t see how they’d be secure when running. The fact you can’t change the fit means it’s surely hit and miss in that front. A colleague at work has them and says they’re useless for running (for him) for this reason.
I have jabra elite active 65. They’re awesome. Best fit I’ve had with earbuds after trying the various tips. The twist to lock process of putting them on works nicely. I’ve run hundreds of kms in them and they’ve not come close to falling out.
A quick double tap and you can switch between passive noise cancelling and an active noise pass through. It effectively uses the speakers in the buds to let you hear the outside world. Good for running on busy streets, or ordering a coffee and speaking with a server without removing them.
They can connect to two BT devices at the same time as well.
I sweat loads, and not a single issue so far.
I got them on amazon prime day for £107. They were the same price during black Friday. You can definitely get them well below the £170ish rrp