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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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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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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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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 www.urbanfitnessmovement.com. 1. Do not do anything new. Now is not … Read more

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