Running Specialty Retailer Guide

Whether you’re are a beginner or an experienced athlete, being fitted by a specialty running shop is paramount in the success of your fitness goals. Every athlete has a unique gait or stride that represents the mechanics of how his or her body moves. An efficient gait enables the body to naturally absorb the stresses of impact. By contrast, an inefficient gait can create undue stresses on the body, thus making it less comfortable to continue training or participate in races. Specialty running shops are well versed in custom fitting, using the latest footwear to compliment your gait and good mechanics.

By some accounts, one’s running and walking footwear is the single-most important piece of athletic equipment one can own. Therefore, for the 2019 Cap10K and your other fitness goals, invest in yourself and seek a properly fitted shoe from one of these respected local retailers.

Austin Trail Running Company

Austin local since 2016
13219 N. Hwy 183, Suite 200, Austin, TX 78750

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The Austin Trail Running Company is the first specialty run store Texas to focus on trail running, obstacle course racing functional fitness. We have well over 35 years of collective experience in running (road and trail), hiking and strength training. All of the gear we bring into our shop is tested, so we know it’s high quality and will perform as you would want and expect it to for your training workouts, races and competitions. We feature great road, trail and gym shoes to meet all of your needs.


Rogue Running

Austin local since 2004
410 Pressler St, Austin, TX 78703



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Our mission at Rogue Training Systems is to create an authentic community of athletes discovering a running path to physical, mental & spiritual potential. In other words, a run is bigger, more powerful than the simple act of putting one foot in front of the other. Our community exists to support, encourage and push runners of all levels – novice to near-professional. So whether you’re training for your first Capitol 10,000 or your or 15th, come do it with us.


Ready to Run

Austin local since 2013
3616 Far West Blvd, Austin, TX 78731

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Ready to Run’s mission is to provide, enhance, and grow the running and fitness community through top of the line product education and performance. With an emphasis on proper gait analysis, we provide the best shoe fitting process in order to meet individual needs.


Run Lab

Austin local since 2012
410 Pressler St., Austin, TX 78703

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From gait evaluations, sport-specific rehab and training to community education and specialty footwear, RunLab is Central Texas’ premier destination for runners and triathletes of all ages and abilities. Every employee of the RunLab team is a dedicated runner and we are committed to helping get you to the starting line, whether that is an Ultra marathon or simply out your own front door.

The Loop Running Supply Company

Austin local since 2017
115 Sandra Muraida Way, Ste. 105-B, Austin, TX 78703

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The Loop is a run specialty brand and retail store located steps away from Austin’s most popular trail on Lady Bird Lake and specializing in the best of technical running apparel and accessories. The Loop’s ideal location combined with a space that’s both beautiful and functional provides a central hub for developing the sport and for growing one’s ring of runners.


Core Running Company

San Marcos local since 2010
111 E. Hopkins, San Marcos, TX 78666

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Core Running Company is an independently owned and operated specialty running store. Customer service is important to us. We spend time with our customers and work hard to fit you into a shoe that will get the job done and satisfy your needs. Each employee is educated in foot and gait analysis and will guide you through the experience.


Fleet Feet Sports

Round Rock local since 2011
3750 Gattis School Rd #500, Round Rock, TX 78664

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The Fleet Feet Sports FITLOSOPHY™ is our commitment to the concept of a proper FIT in all aspects of our lives – from our commitment to helping you find the proper FIT for your running shoes, to assisting you in determining how running, walking, or an active lifestyle fits into your life. Simply stated, FITLOSOPHY™ is our FIT Philosophy and our approach to everything we do. Our process begins by ensuring that runners and walkers of all abilities (and ages) are fit with the proper footwear, sports bras and technical apparel to meet their individual needs.





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