Double Stroller Strife

Running with a jogging stroller has its challenges. Not being able to use both arms.  Going uphill or into the wind can sometimes feel like you are running through wet cement.  Going downhill causes you constantly check to ensure you are in control.  The curbs and cracks on sidewalks and roads that everyday runners hardly […]

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NIKE Zoom Elite 7 – New Shoe Review

Welcome to the New Shoe Review, a segment on our blog where our shoe buyer explains every new and updated model we receive at John’s Run/Walk Shop. Today, we review the Nike Zoom Elite 7. Throughout 2014, Nike has been rolling out its updated Zoom Air collection, starting with the Zoom Pegasus 31 in June, […]

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Dick Burchett’s History of Running

The following is an except from a book our longtime employee Dick Burchett is writing for his grandchildren. It primarily discusses Dick’s long running career in Danville and Lexington. My family and I moved to Gwinn Island in 1978 and I found myself so busy I had no time or energy for sports. But these […]

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Product Review – Ultimate Direction Endure

A frequent question we get asked this time of year at John’s is “How can I carry fluid when I run?”. We’re at the peak of summer heat here in Kentucky and it just happens to coincide with the middle of half marathon/marathon training for a lot of you out there. We carry a few […]

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Running on Vacation

How to Run on Vacation   We’ve all been there, on vacation or traveling for work but needed to get a few training runs in. Most of the time we just end up doing loops near the hotel or taking the elevator to the hotel gym for a tour of the weight room via treadmill. […]

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HOKA Clifton – New Shoe Review

Welcome to the New Shoe Review, a new segment on our blog where our shoe buyer explains every new and updated model we receive at John’s Run/Walk Shop. Today, we review the HOKA Clifton.   When I first put on the HOKA Clifton, I immediately felt the difference. Running in the Clifton is like a dream. I didn’t […]

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