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Reboot Your Running Goals

You CAN go from Zero to 10KM in 12 Weeks For most of us in Vancouver, the typical launch back into running for the New Year was delayed… or at least got off to a slow start. Those who did … Read more

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2016 Demo Sale

Every year we provide strung tennis frames for customers to take out and play-test to help them decide on the racket that best matches their playing style. We have both an in-store “demo fleet” and a touring set of demo … 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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Getting a Handle on Grip

    The warm days and sunshine have brought players out onto courts all over the city, some of them bringing rackets out of storage for the first time in months. Behind the racket desk we’re getting lots of questions … Read more

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