Category Archives: Special Events

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Spring into Summer Tent Sale

It’s time to Spring into Summer with Rackets & Runners’ Annual Tent Sale. We have a huge array of seasonal product we need to move out to make room for the new. Rackets, Footwear, and Apparel will all be represented … 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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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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Get Ready to Climb the Wall

Climb the Wall: The Stairclimb for Clean Air is a unique event that evokes its cause – lung health, with every step taken towards the summit of one of Vancouver’s tallest buildings. We asked Allison Tai: Rackets & Runners Run … 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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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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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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Shoe Renu Foot Care Clinic

We gave out 507 pairs of shoes…we met 507 extraordinary people. This past Saturday, the second phase of a brand new Vancouver Sun Run initiative was quietly launched. The pre-loved shoes that were collected at this year’s Sun Run as … 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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Final Tips for the Sun Run

Allison Tai, Rackets & Runners Run Coordinator/Coach and former Sun Run Clinic Coordinator passes along her final tips for the last days before the Sun Run on Sunday, April 21st. For more information on Allison, please see her  website www.urbanfitnessmovement.com. Don’t spend too … Read more

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