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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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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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#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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Mandatory Equipment for a Woman’s Workout

We know that one of the last things a woman buys herself is a bra. We also know an alarming number of women complain they don’t feel properly supported when they exercise, and even feel breast pain when they exercise. … Read more

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Running Shoes for Youth

At Rackets & Runners we believe every kid should have access to sport. We also know not every family can afford the equipment or the instruction. So when we heard about the Britannia Streetfront Alternative Program and its program built … Read more

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3 Tips for the Week Before the Vancouver Marathon

Allison Tai, Rackets & Runners run club Coordinator/Coach passes along her final tips for the BMO Vancouver Marathon on Sunday, May 5th. For more information on Allison, please see her  website 1. Do not do anything new. Now is not … Read more

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