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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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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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Stocking Stuffers & Small Gifts for the Runner

We’ve found a number of items that have proven to be awesome accessories for the runner. Tried and tested by members of our own run club, we’ve heard the feedback first hand, and are confident that the runner on your … Read more

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Top Picks for the Tennis Player

From shoes to string, we’ve reviewed a few top picks for the tennis player on your gift list. Newly released and rated by the experts at Rackets & Runners. New 2015 HEAD rackets and shoes just came in, and there … Read more

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Eye Protection is Important

A hard hit to the head is ideally, altogether avoided. So is a sharp poke in the eye. But when we play the sports we love, that just can’t be guaranteed. In this last week alone we had 2 squash … Read more

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Sand Socks

From the pro beach volleyball player to the beachcomber, Sand Socks are gaining momentum as the must-have sporty beach accessory with year round functionality. Between the tough, Duratex coated neoprene sole and high quality Spandex upper with Ultraviolet Protection of … Read more

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