Author Archives: Rackets & Runners

Doing the Turkey Trot with Run Club

To stay fit and happy you need a fun group of friends to run with, and well-run events to have fun at. The Turkey Trot is the perfect 10K to kick off the Oak Street Runners’ Fall session. It’s a … Read more

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Spring into Summer Tent Sale

It’s time to Spring into Summer with Rackets & Runners’ Annual Tent Sale. We have a huge array of seasonal product we need to move out to make room for the new. Rackets, Footwear, and Apparel will all be represented … Read more

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Streetfront Alternative – Street2Peak Part 2

The world is better when you explore it. Seems simple enough. When we were kids, that was the only way we could interpret the world around us – to touch, taste, smell and hear it. The knees of our jeans … Read more

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2016 Ultimate Gear Review

Rackets & Runners is the only place in the city to purchase official VUL licensed products. VUL hats, shirts, and shorts are available in men’s and women’s sizes. We also stock custom VUL designed Discraft official Ultimate discs, and complete … Read more

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Bras & Bites 2016

It’s time once again to have fun, be inspired, and get fitted up by the experts at Rackets & Runners! Do not underestimate the importance of a properly fitted sports bra and do not overestimate how long a sports bra will function properly! Think … Read more

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Meet our Expert Bra Fitters

What does it take to be an expert at something? Experience, Knowledge, Practice, Patience, and an Attention to Detail. Women know that fitting a bra properly is as much an art as it is a science, and you also need … Read more

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Get Ready to Climb the Wall

Climb the Wall: The Stairclimb for Clean Air is a unique event that evokes its cause – lung health, with every step taken towards the summit of one of Vancouver’s tallest buildings. We asked Allison Tai: Rackets & Runners Run … Read more

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Dai Manuel at Rackets & Runners

Find a Healthy Direction for 2016 Have you decided you need to do something for your health and fitness in 2016, but don’t know where to start? Join us on Tuesday, January 5th to hear Dai Manuel, author of “The … Read more

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R&R Named IRRC Retailer of the Year

December 11, 2015 VANCOUVER, BC: What an honour! “Old school retail” got a vote of confidence last week at The Running Event 2015 in Austin, Texas, an annual trade show attended by all of the players in the North American running industry, … Read more

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Brooks Running Review

From the Vanguard and the Chariot, to today’s lineup of 21st century classics, Brooks Running is a huge part of the history of Rackets & Runners. When runners got serious in the 70’s, Brooks was at the starting line building … Read more

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