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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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#ThisIsMyYear to Pick up Pickleball

If this is the year you’re going to take up pickleball, here’s some insight from someone who recently has: Over the years I’ve dabbled in sports like tennis and racket ball, but walking and hiking have traditionally been the basis … 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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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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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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