Category Archives: Fitness

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Oak Street Runners at Turkey Trot

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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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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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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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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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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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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Safe Winter Running Guide

January, the time everyone wants to get back outside and get back into shape. It’s a great time to start chasing down those spring goals or start a working on a better you. It’s also the time of year when … 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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