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The Best Sport for Beatin' Inflation: Running

Running is recession-proof, but how can it help you beat inflation? This article explains why road running booms when the economy is bad and how it can also help you stay on top of inflation! 

The secret to loving running

If you’re battling an injury, lacking motivation, or simply not achieving the results you know you’re capable of, you may resent the sport of running. In fact, running will break your heart. 


Here’s how you can love running again. 

The science of sweat: running and electrolytes

Every athlete learns from a young age that if you sweat, you need a “sports drink.” But have you ever wondered how electrolytes work and how many you REALLY need? 

Reasons to join a Toronto run club

Are you a solo runner? Why you should stop training alone and join a running club! Runners of all paces, experience levels, and motivation levels can benefit from running clubs, whether they have yet to find their crew or are just looking for the right motivation. 

What's new at The Runners Shop? Nike running shoes!

Nike offers a nice range of sportswear for all types of runners, from track and field athletes to marathoners. And you can now buy Nike running shoes in-store at The Runners Shop (374 Bloor St. W, Toronto).  

What is a running base and why does it matter?

What are the advantages of building your base before starting your next training block? Check out what it means means to build a base and why it is important! 

Ten tips for running in hot weather

Many have a love-hate relationship with summer running. Beating the heat is a challenge all runners face. Here are our top ten tips for hot weather running. 

Join us for March Miles and Play New Balance RUNGO

No matter what your goals are this month, join us to complete your RUNGO card and you can win some awesome accessories and shoes from New Balance... just for running as you normally would!

Running Responsibly: Shop With Thought

While a single Toronto running store can exert only so much control over offshore manufacturing processes, we believe we can and should encourage all runners to make smarter, more sustainable choices. As we hopefully move past the worst of Covid, let’s spare a thought for this planet of ours.

If The Shoe Fits: Shop local Toronto!

Drop by and use our handy curbside bench to try on shoes. Or take them home to try them on (indoors, please) and bring them back if they don’t fit. When you can actually see and touch the product, as well as have a (masked) face-to-face conversation with a real human, you’ll be happier and more confident in your purchasing decisions.