Category Archives: Best of Gainesville

Comparing Gainesville’s Running Stores – The Finale

(Check out Part 1 or Part 2 if you’ve missed them) Fellow Gainesvillians, can you feel that?  Can you?  The anticipation.  The tension.  This is the moment we’ve all been waiting for.  It is time to decide the 2011 Gainesville … Continue reading

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Comparing Gainesville’s Running Stores – Part 2

Welcome back to day two of the 2011 Gainesville Running Store Royal Rumble.  Yesterday’s battle tested Gainesville’s four running-specific stores in the areas of parking availability, location and overall accessibility. After two royal rumble rounds, Lloyd Clarke Sports and The … Continue reading

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Comparing Gainesville’s Running Stores – Part 1

Welcome, ladies and gentlemen, to the first-ever Gainesville Running Store Royal Rumble!  Today’s no-holds-barred battle will determine the strongest of the strong, the toughest of the tough and the most dynamic of the dynamic of Gainesville’s running stores.  The stores … Continue reading

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Get Your Hill Workout On: Six Gainesville Hills Great For Running

Love it or hate it, Gainesville is, for the most part, F-L-A-T flat. After all, we live and play in The Swamp.  Not Rocky Top.  Not Mountaineer Field. The Swamp. But that doesn’t mean runners can’t get their hill workouts … Continue reading

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Gainesville’s Green Acres Nature Park: The Place to Be

About three weeks ago I was driving around looking for Clear Lake Nature Park when I noticed a dead end that didn’t look so dead.  Moving in for a closer look, I realized that I had come across a nature … Continue reading

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