//Running Retail News

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 [...]

2017-10-19T00:38:58-05:00 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: , , , |