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Track Spikes: improve your performance with the best athletics footwear

Get ready to up your game with our high-performance track spikes and performance footwear. Choose from a range of styles to suit your needs and take your athletics to the next level.

How to tell when you need new running shoes

The buzz of your heart pumping, the feeling of your muscles working, the filling of your lungs with fresh air, the pain in your knees and hips...

What the heck? Is it time for a new pair of shoes? Read on to find out.

Is Running *Really* Bad for Your Knees? Busting the Myth

Pounding your feet on the ground is often a major no-no if you want to keep your joints healthy. But is this true? Is running really that bad for your knees?

Changing Running Shoe Brands Won’t Help You if You’re Wearing the Wrong Size

If you’re wearing the same size shoes that your parent helped you pick out when they were still buying your clothes, you’re probably in the wrong size!  You might not need to change brands to find the perfect fit - here’s how to tell if you’re wearing the wrong size running shoes.

Packing Your Marathon Kit: What to Wear and Bring with You on Race Day

Well done, you! You trained for months and clocked hundreds of KMs. You picked up your marathon race kit. Next stop: the starting line on race day! 

This list will help you decide what to bring with you on the big day.

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.