Category Archives: Gainesville Running Stores

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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Vibram FiveFingers Sales Soaring – Part 2

(In case you missed it, here’s Part 1) By Benjamin Markus, October 2011 The trend: coming or going? Although FiveFingers sales soared last year and are expected to double this year, Tommasi said, others believe the legs of the barefoot-running … Continue reading

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Vibram FiveFingers Sales Soaring – Part 1

By Benjamin Markus – October 2011 Picture a pair of running shoes. Picture a pair of leather gloves. Now imagine the running shoes fitting your feet just like those gloves fit your hands, and you’ve got a pretty good idea … Continue reading

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Gainesville’s Newest Running Store: Fit2Run at The Oaks Mall

Inside Fit2Run – The Runner’s Superstore “You name it, we got it,” says Shane Stroup, the store manager of Gainesville’s newest running store: Fit2Run. Fit2Run – “The Runner’s Superstore” – opened its fifth store, in August, right here in Gainesville … Continue reading

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