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Tacoma Trails

Though much joy can be had running around the pretty neighborhoods of North Tacoma, Ruston, and University Place, there is nothing quite like the peace of mind that one can experience running through the trails. The air is cleaner, the twists and turns are mentally stimulating and physically…

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Specialty Running Shoe Stores: What we're good for

I used to shop for my running shoes based on one main factor: price.I would go to Fred Meyer or Sports Authority to scrounge for a pair for less than $40, but even that was pushing it. Preferably, they would cost less than $30.I knew specialty running shoe stores existed, but as soon as I sa…

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New Year Training Programs Are Open! Register Today!

If you've been thinking about starting to run in 2017, now is the time to get started!At Fleet Feet, our beginners 5k training program,  No Boundaries, and our 1/2 and Full Marathon Training Program are now open for registration! No Boundaries 5K Training ProgramDo you want to start …

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YOU can run! Read me if you don't think so...

YOU can run!If when you read that, you assume I'm only talking to people with some special genetic running talent or athletic people or skinny people or healthy people or people who grew up in an active lifestyle, you're wrong. I'm talking to you, whoever you are and even if you've never run…

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New Winter Apparel is here!

We all have some kind of weather that will trap us indoors when we were planning to go for a run. Fortunately, whether it's too wet, too cold, too windy, or too stormy to run, there is an apparel piece that will help get you out the door despite the weather. We have a few wonderful new appa…

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Running Through Darkness: Tips on Training in the Winter

I don't want to go running tonight. It's 3:30PM and dark outside. Through the window, I can see the streetlights flickering on and smell fresh garlic and onions starting to sauté as the Italian restaurant next door prepares for dinner.  I'm still at work for a fe…

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Hundreds trotted through North Tacoma this Thanksgiving!

It was a cold, dark morning, but over 900 runners and walkers participated in the Tacoma City Turkey Trot this Thanksgiving. A light drizzle chilled the crowd as they waited at the starting line just outside Fleet Feet Sports Tacoma. At the sound of the gun, the mob of anticipatory turkey tr…

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The Places You Can Run in Tacoma

Tacoma is a hidden gem of Washington. It's got everything from trails to beautiful, scenic neighborhoods. We asked runners where they like to run and why. If you are new to Tacoma we highly recommend that you check these places out. If you already live in Tacoma, we think you'll agree! …

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