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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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The Art of Fit

Meet your Fitter The shape of your foot and the way you move is unique to you. We believe in getting you into the right pair of shoes that best supports both. Whether you’re walking, running or hitting, your feet … 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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Coming Together at the 2nd Shoe Renu Clinic

Proving the power of a hand me down. Saturday, December 7th, we were back at the Salvation Army Harbour Light on the Downtown Eastside for the second ever Shoe Renu Foot Care Clinic. After sorting and cleaning up hundreds of … Read more

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Winter Shoe Renu

This Saturday,  December 7th we will once again take your pre-loved shoes to the Salvation Army’s Harbour Light location on the Downtown Eastside. We collect your old running and walking shoes, hiking and work boots all year.  These “old soles” … Read more

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Icebreaker in Action

About 6 years ago a co-worker took me to an Icebreaker Merino sale.  I had never heard of it before, but my co-worker knew that I cycled to work every day and lead an active lifestyle.  I bought a few … Read more

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10 Essential Winter Running Tips

The cold wet weather has arrived here in Vancouver, but that doesn’t mean you need to hide out on a treadmill until spring. With the right preparation, you can actually enjoy a workout in the elements! 1. It’s dark out … Read more

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Best of Vancouver – Georgia Straight

In a class often dominated by big box retailers and stores with multiple locations, Rackets & Runners is honoured to be voted into third place by readers of the Georgia Straight in the Best Sporting Goods Store and Best Running … Read more

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Give Your Old Shoes a New Finish Line

NEW to the Vancouver Sun Run this year…a new opportunity for your old soles! We encourage you to bring your old runners, work shoes and hiking boots to the Sun Run Fair April 18-20th at BC Place.  They’ll be collected, … Read more

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It’s Been a While …

It has been a while…literally! Sheepishly we’ll tell you, it’s been over five years since we’ve had a web presence. Now with heads held high, we can proudly say we’ve joined the fast paced digital era, with a vengeance! We’re … Read more

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