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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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What’s In Keith’s Tennis Bag?

R&R staffer and avid tennis player, Keith, let’s us into his bag to see what gear is essential for him to carry to the court. A. The Bag: A Babolat Aero Pro Holder 12 Tennis Bag – It comes complete … Read more

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#ThisIsMyYear to Play Ultimate

Expand Your Lung Capacity and Social Circle with Summer Ultimate! The sun is shining and you’re running. You realize you need to kick into a higher gear. The disc is hovering in front of you and it’s starting to drop. … Read more

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Run for Love

There are many reasons why you should run… but here are ten that say you should start lacing up with your valentine. 1. Increased self confidence. One or both partners lack of confidence is a relationship killer. It often leads … Read more

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Sports Bra Fitting Event – Wed, Feb 18th

Is it time to update your Sports Bra? At Rackets & Runners, we know sports bras and carry a great selection. Come join us at the store on February 18th from 7 – 9pm for an event devoted to getting … Read more

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#ThisIsMyYear to Run

I’ve learned a lot of things about being an athlete the hard way. If I could go back and visit myself a dozen years ago, when I was just getting in to this whole running thing, there are a few … Read more

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