Tips on Improving Your Next Marathon

Darren and Mike offer tips to make your next marathon better: 1. List 3 things that went well and why they went well.2. Reflect on what went wrong and see how you can improve upon those.3. Make sure you have done long training runs.4. Run the same marathon again because you’ll know what to expect. […]

Wet Weather Running Tips

Today, Darren has some tips for wet-weather running to share with you. 1. Full shield cover up from tip to toe2. Cover your extremities – core, head and hands3. Post-run, stuff your shoes with newspaper to dry out and maintain shape4. Embrace the rain and have fun!

Two Tips for Last Minute Shopping at the Village Runner

December 22, 2018 Mike and Darren have 2 great ways to help last minute holiday shoppers: 1. At our new Riviera Village store and our Manhattan store we have ample parking, so you don’t have to fight the crowds. 2. We offer gift certificates that allow the recipient to shop for what they want, when […]

More Gift Ideas for Those on your Nice List

Mike and Darren have some more holiday gift options for those on your nice list! Come to our Riviera Village Redondo Beach store or Manhattan Beach store and we’ll help you tackle your list! 1. Garmin 935 $499.992. Asics Kayano $159.953. Nike Jacket &150.004. Nike Vest $1005 Run Redondo & Manhattan Sweatshirts $35

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 […]