3 Must Have Cold Running Items for So Cal

We know we don’t have much weather in Southern California, but it can get chilly on your morning and evening runs. Today, Mike and Darren discuss 3 essentials to keep warm when you first head out the door. 1. Gloves 2. Beanie 3. Jacket

Gifts for Runners $25 and Under

Today Mike and Darren have tons of gifts for the runners in your life for $25 and under: 1. Run Redondo Tees $20 2. Nike Hat $24 3. Balega Socks $13, Feeture Socks $16 4. Amphipod Belt $20 5. Goodr Sunnies $25 6. Protec Foot Massager $10 7. Amphipod Light $10 8. Protec Orb $25 […]

Gift Giving Tips

Three things you want to know before purchasing shoes as a gift: 1. Brand 2. Style 3. Size During the holidays, a lot of people love the idea of giving something to their loved ones that they can actually open as opposed to a gift certificate. That can get tricky when that present is a […]

Cell Phone Safety Tips

November is National Running Safety Awareness Month and this week, we’re bringing to you cell phone safety tips.  Reasons to have your phone with you:   1. In case of an emergency 2. In case you get lost   Tips to be aware of when running with a cell phone:   1. Don’t get distracted […]

Tips for Running in Traffic

Run against the flow of traffic. Assume drivers aren’t aware of you. Be aware of blind spots.

November is National Running Safety Awareness Month

November is National Running Safety Awareness Month and Darren has some tips to help you stay visible while out on your run: 1. Stay visible when it is dark with flashing light accessories. We carry several Amphipod visibility items.2. Make eye contact with a driver before you cross in front of them.3. Run against traffic […]

Busting 3 Common Running Myths

Today, Darren busts three running myths in today’s video:   1. Running will hurt your knees. 2. Heel striking is bad. 3. You should always stretch before you run.

Understanding Running Shoe Lingo

Today, Darren and Mike talk about commonly used words and phrases used with running shoes. Darren defines: 1. What a neutral shoe is2. What a motion control shoe is3. What pronating & supinating are4. What “drops” are Bring in your old trainers and get fitted by the experts at our Redondo & Manhattan Beach stores […]

Mike and Darren’s Top 3 Shoe Picks

Watch along to today’s video as Mike and Darren discuss their top three shoe picks!  Every foot is different and every shoe meets different needs so come on in if you need some advice on what best suits your individual needs. Mike’s Picks1. Brooks Ghost2. Hoka One One Clifton3. Nike Free Darren’s Picks:1. Altra Torin2. […]

Manhattan Beach 10K Checklist

The Manhattan Beach 10k is coming up this Saturday, October 6, 2018 and Darren and Mike have put together a checklist to help you be prepared on race morning. Leave the following out the night before race day so you aren’t fumbling for things in the wee hours:1. Shoes with socks in them2. All running […]