//Running Retail News

Some new changes, but mostly more of the same at TRP.

I have a very exciting post to make today. Let me start off by introducing myself. My name is John Tuggle and I am a sports chiropractor in the Cedar Park area. My friends call me Tuggle. I have been involved in the treatment of athletes for a pretty good while now. My primary focus [...]

Austin’s 1379 Closing After Ten Years, Blowout Sale Begins Today

Sad news to report out of west Austin - Lindsay and Mike Rosenthal have announced the closing of 1379, their specialty retail store operating off Exposition Blvd since 2007.

2017-10-19T00:34:40-05:00 Categories: News, Running Retail News|Tags: , , , |

Jack & Adam’s Merges With Texas Endurance Sports; Jack Murray Named President

Jack & Adam's Bicycles (300 S. Lamar), one of the iconic bike stores in Austin, has merged with Texas Endurance Sports, a Waco-based company which operates five other bike and multi-sports stores in Texas. As part of the merger, Jack Murray, who owns Jack & Adam's (along with two other partners), will become president of [...]

2017-10-19T00:34:49-05:00 Categories: News, Running Retail News|Tags: , , , , |

Saucony In Austin, Seeking Wear Testers

Saucony Running will be at Texas Running Company from February 9-11, looking for runners will to test prototype models and giving feedback on the footwear. Participants will be asked to run three sets of 10 to 15 minutes segments in the footwear, followed with a questionnaire for feedback. Saucony is providing "Saucony Swag" to all [...]

2017-10-19T00:34:51-05:00 Categories: Gear, News, Running Retail News, Running Shoes|Tags: , , , , |

9th Annual ‘The Running Event’ Descends Upon Austin

If you are a regular on the Town Lake trail you'll notice something a little different over the next few days. Hoards of runners of all abilities will descend upon downtown Austin wearing the latest gear and gadgets. They're in town for the 9th annual Running Event - a four day conference and trade show [...]

2017-10-19T00:38:58-05:00 Categories: News, Running Retail News|Tags: , , , , |

Texas Running Specialty Stores iRun, Luke’s Locker Named Top 50 in US

Competitor Magazine recently released their annual "50 Best Running Stores in America" and two from Texas made the cut. Luke's Locker - based out of Dallas but now with 10 locations including two in Austin - was named for the fourth year in a row to the prestigious list. iRun is formerly RunOn! but the [...]

2019-06-30T02:25:50-05:00 Categories: News, Running Retail News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Ready to Run’s 1 Year Anniversary Weekend Celebration Starts Today

Ready to Run - the running specialty shop located on Far West Blvd. - kicks off their one-year anniversary celebration today with a weekend full of events and sales. Here's the full run down. Friday, October 31th - Sunday, October 2nd 3616 Far West Blvd. Suite 120 Austin, Texas 78731 Weekend Specials (Friday-Sunday) include: 10% [...]

2017-10-19T00:39:01-05:00 Categories: News, Running Retail News|Tags: , |

Austin-Based TriggerPoint Performance Acquired by Implus

TriggerPoint Performance Inc., an Austin-based company that makes and markets self-care equipment which is popular with runners and cyclists, has been acquired by Implus. Known for its foam rollers and TriggerPoint massage sticks, the company was founded in 2002 by Cassidy Phillips who started out by selling products out of the back of his RV. [...]

2017-10-19T00:39:02-05:00 Categories: News, Running Retail News|Tags: , , , |

A List of Area “National Running Day” Special Offers

https://twitter.com/jackandadams/status/474176313398677504   https://twitter.com/TxRunCoAustin/status/474200034872139776   https://twitter.com/TheQArena/status/474189834676760576   https://twitter.com/BelieveandTrain/status/474203045807403008

2017-10-19T00:39:57-05:00 Categories: News, Running Retail News|Tags: , , |

Vibram to Pay Millions in Class Action Settlement

Did you buy shoes from Vibram thinking that their marketing ploy of "reduce foot injuries and strengthen foot muscles"? A lot of people did, and now Vibram is forced to pay up to $94 to any person who bought a pair dating back to March 21, 2009. Per a Runnersworld.com report: Valerie Bezdek brought the [...]

2017-10-19T00:39:59-05:00 Categories: News, Running Retail News|Tags: , , |