Running Specialty Retailer Guide
Whether you’re are a beginner or an experienced athlete, being fitted by a specialty running shop is paramount in the success of your fitness goals. Every athlete has a unique gait or stride that represents the mechanics of how his or her body moves. An efficient gait enables the body to naturally absorb the stresses of impact. By contrast, an inefficient gait can create undue stresses on the body, thus making it less comfortable to continue training or participate in races. Specialty running shops are well versed in custom fitting, using the latest footwear to compliment your gait and good mechanics.
By some accounts, one’s running and walking footwear is the single-most important piece of athletic equipment one can own. Therefore, for the 2016 Cap10K and your other fitness goals, invest in yourself and seek a properly fitted shoe from one of these respected local retailers.
Austin local since 2004
410 Pressler St, Austin, TX 78703
Our mission at Rogue Training Systems is to create an authentic community of athletes discovering a running path to physical, mental & spiritual potential. In other words, a run is bigger, more powerful than the simple act of putting one foot in front of the other. Our community exists to support, encourage and push runners of all levels – novice to near-professional. So whether you’re training for your first Capitol 10,000 or your or 15th, come do it with us.
Austin local since 2008
115 Sandra Muraida Way, Suite 102, Austin, TX 78703
Luke’s Locker is a Texas based family business formed over 40 years ago, owned and operated by the Lucas family. Currently, there are 10 locations throughout Texas. Luke’s Locker offers the best and most innovative products for the running and fitness consumer. They pride themselves in delivering superior service and product knowledge. Their staff are passionate and trained to meet all your fitness needs. Luke’s spends an extraordinary amount of time and resources to provide the best training programs, events and overall community support to advance the health and wellness of others.
Texas Running Company
Austin local since 2010
9901 N. Capital of Texas Highway, Suite 160, Austin, TX 78759
Texas Running Company is a running and walking resource center that is dedicated to bringing quality service, expert advice and a vast inventory to your local community.
Ready to Run
Austin local since 2013
3616 Far West Blvd, Austin, TX 78731
Ready to Run’s mission is to provide, enhance, and grow the running and fitness community through top of the line product education and performance. With an emphasis on proper gait analysis, we provide the best shoe fitting process in order to meet individual needs.
From gait evaluations, sport-specific rehab and training to community education and specialty footwear, RunLab is Central Texas’ premier destination for runners and triathletes of all ages and abilities. Every employee of the RunLab team is a dedicated runner and we are committed to helping get you to the starting line, whether that is an Ultra marathon or simply out your own front door.
Core Running Company
San Marcos local since 2010
111 E. Hopkins, San Marcos, TX 78666
Core Running Company is an independently owned and operated specialty running store. Customer service is important to us. We spend time with our customers and work hard to fit you into a shoe that will get the job done and satisfy your needs. Each employee is educated in foot and gait analysis and will guide you through the experience.
Fleet Feet Sports
Round Rock local since 2011
3750 Gattis School Rd #500, Round Rock, TX 78664
The Fleet Feet Sports FITLOSOPHY™ is our commitment to the concept of a proper FIT in all aspects of our lives – from our commitment to helping you find the proper FIT for your running shoes, to assisting you in determining how running, walking, or an active lifestyle fits into your life. Simply stated, FITLOSOPHY™ is our FIT Philosophy and our approach to everything we do. Our process begins by ensuring that runners and walkers of all abilities (and ages) are fit with the proper footwear, sports bras and technical apparel to meet their individual needs.