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4 REASONS TO GET YOUR FEET IN THE NEW MIZUNO WAVE RIDER 23 August 14, 2019 18:04

All-New Wave Rider 23 Now Available

Time for new running shoes? We've got a Mizuno you have to get your feet into!

When the newest model of Mizuno Wave Rider arrived in store, we fell in love! Here are the top four reasons to come into St. Pete Running Company and try out the Wave Rider 23.

 

Four Reasons to Get Your Feet Into Mizuno Wave Rider 23

  • SAME GREAT SOLE - So often, updates to running shoes can leave customers disappointed that what was working is no longer the same. Mizuno recognized that transitioning from one model to the next, they didn't need to fix what wasn't broken. So the same great sole from the previous model has been carried over.
  • MAGIC IN THE NEW UPPER - At the same time, Mizuno acknowledged a need to adjust some things in the shoe's upper, and they came up with a magical combo of super soft, light, and comfort that feels like an extension of your foot.
  • "LOCKED IN" - One benefit that has always been true of the Wave Rider is the "locked in" feeling you get while wearing the shoe. It's affectionately labeled the Mizuno handshake, that nice squeeze in the midsole that has made this such a popular running shoe.
  • VERSATILITY - Our staff has a variety of preferences, just like you'd expect from any group of runners. No two feet are the same, but the consensus is in. We love the new Wave Rider 23. It's a shoe that can take you long distances, but serves for the shorter runs as well. And we all agree: it feels great.

Check Out More Details About These Great Running Shoes

 

Don't just take our word for it. Come in, let us take you through our one-of-a-kind StrideSmart Shoe Fitting process, and then you can test out the shoes to see how they feel on your feet.

Now at St. Pete Running Company

Address: 6986 22nd Ave North, Saint Petersburg, Florida 33710
Phone: 727-800-5043
Store Hours:
M-F: 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Sunday: 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

 

 

 

Blogger Bria is a Customer Service Manager at St. Pete Running Company.


TRAIN FOR A HALF MARATHON WITH US July 29, 2019 15:55 2 Comments

Ready to Start Training For Your First or Next Half?

Join Our Half Marathon Training Program

Half Marathon Training

Want to run a Half Marathon? Join St. Pete Running Company for our 10-week Half Marathon Training Course starting September 7th. The program caps at 50 people.

Half Marathon Info Seminar: Find out more and get your questions answered

Monday, July 29th at 6:00 PM

You can also join our Group Run afterward at 6:30 PM.

Half Marathon Sign-Up Party

Monday, August 19th at 6:00 PM

We'll have giveaways! Meet the coaches and learn about the class. You can sign up, too.

Plus join us for our Group Run afterward at 6:30 PM.

What?

This is a comprehensive half marathon training program for novice or intermediate runners who want guidance and leadership to help achieve your goal. You don't have to be a veteran runner to benefit from this training group. We'll get you to the finish line confident, healthy & happy.

When?

  • This ten-week course commences on Saturday, September 7th at 8:00 AM, meeting at St Pete Running Company.
  • The target race is The St. Pete Run Fest Half Marathon on Sunday, November 17th, 2019.
  • Training will consist of 3 structured & supervised runs each week including a long run, speed workout and easy run.

Why?

There are a lot of reasons why you should run a half marathon.

  • Accomplishment, physical fitness, weight management through the holidays, injury prevention and most importantly…. It’s FUN!
  • Camaraderie from dozens of other like-minded runners.
  • Accountability – it’s much easier to make yourself go to training if you know there is a friendly & supportive group waiting for you to join them!
  • Guidance: We have an expert team of coaches who will guide you from start to finish. We believe in educating runners so expect to learn a lot about running throughout this course.

Where?

Training will take place from St. Pete Running Company, the nearby parks, neighborhoods and the Pinellas Trail.

  • Long Run – will vary throughout our area. . You will be able to leave your belongings in the store and have bathroom facilities before/during/after training. These will be on Saturday Mornings.
  • Threshold & Speed Training – This will be integrated into our highly successful track program which meets on Wednesdays 5:30am or 6:30pm at Northside Christian School track.
  • Recovery Run – A slow & steady run to help your body recover from the stresses of training. These will take place on Monday nights and/or Thursday Nights at St. Pete Running Company or on your own from home.

Who?

This program is designed for Novice to Intermediate runners who usually share any/all of these goals.

  • Understand the importance of staying healthy and want guidance/leadership to help them achieve their goals.
  • Want to tick a half marathon off the bucket list.
  • Want to run a faster time than they have ever gone before.
  • Hope to enjoy running and make sure they’re not going to get injured.

 

Participants should be in good health and cleared by a doctor to be able to run. You should be able to complete a 3 mile walk/run before joining the training group. Yes, it’s okay to take walk breaks. 

 

Cost: $200

  • Race entry discount for St. Pete Run Fest Half Marathon
  • 10% Discount in store purchases until 11/17/19
  • Free Use of Air-Relax Recovery Boots
  • Free Gatorade Endurance Package
  • Free St Pete Running Company In training shirt
  • Caps at 50 people

If you have more questions please call the store 727-800-5043 or contact Janna.

 

 

 

 

Blogger Bria is a customer service manager at St. Pete Running Company.


SUMMER TRACK STARTS JUNE 19TH June 5, 2019 13:34

Project 360 Summer Track Program

St. Pete Running Company is proud to present our Project 360 Track Program. This is a 10-Week Summer Track Program starting on June 19th. We'll meet on Wednesdays at 5:30 AM or 6:30 PM every week. The program will end on Aug. 21st.

Project 360 will focus on maintaining fitness and getting faster during the summer with speedwork, strength training, and dynamic stretching. You don't have to be fast to join us for Speedwork. Wherever you are now, you are welcome to join us because all levels of runners and joggers are welcome to come out for weekly workouts.

When and Where Do We Meet?

Project 360 Track Program will run from June 19th through Aug. 21st. We meet at Northside Christian School (Address: 7777 62nd Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL 33709)
We will offer two sessions on Wednesdays:
  • Mornings at 5:30 AM
  • Evenings 6:30 PM

About the Program

Project 360 Track Program has been developed to help you maintain and even increase your fitness level during the hot summer months. And get this, the key is actually running LESS and running more strategically. More speed, more efficiency, less running. It's the same concept world-class athletes use to train in hot conditions. We have assembled an expert coaching team to help you get faster than you are now. Attendees should expect to become more efficient runners, to be able to increase your current pace, and to learn how to properly train in heat. Bring a water bottle, a towel (yoga mat), running clothes and running shoes!


How Do I Register?

Cost for 10 Weeks is $99.99 ($10 per session). Drop-in rate is $15 per session. If you have purchased a Track Pass in the past, you can still use the pass to attend however many sessions remain on your Track Pass. You can register for track by purchasing the sessions at the store, on the website, or at the track.

 

BUY TRACK PASSES ONLINE

 

Address: 6986 22nd Ave North, Saint Petersburg, Florida 33710
Phone: 727-800-5043
Store Hours:
M-F: 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Sunday: 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

 

 

 

Blogger Bria is a Customer Service Manager at St. Pete Running Company.


THIS NEW SHOE IS FAST! May 29, 2019 21:24

The All-New Hoka One One Carbon X

 

What Do We Think of This New Shoe?

At St. Pete Running Company, we bring in brands and shoe models we believe in. That means we run in them ourselves. We test every model before it reaches our shelves, and we're so excited to present to you the all-new Hoka One One Carbon X.

 

 

Women's Hoka One One Carbon X

 

Men's Hoka One One Carbon X

 

What We Love About the Hoka One One Carbon X

  1. THIS IS A FAST SHOE! No joke. A 50-mile world record was set with this shoe. St. Pete Running Company Owner Cody Angell took the shoes out for a spin. In his words: "Believe the hype."
  2. BUILT FOR SPEED. The thin carbon fiber plate in the sole runs the whole length of the shoe. Because of this, the shoe bends and snaps back really fast. That helps you toe-off quicker.
  3. THE ROCKER IS STILL HERE. Hoka One One running shoes are known for the midsole rocker and the Carbon X has it. The rocker helps runners and walkers make a faster transition from mid-stance to forward propulsion.
  4. LIGHTWEIGHT SHOE. Although the thicker midsole might throw you off, don't be deceived. This is a lightweight shoe that resembles the featherweight of a track spike. Note: lightweight shoes are ideal for your shorter distance runs.
  5. YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE AN ELITE TO RUN FAST IN THESE SHOES. They have a soft but not too mushy rear sole for the heel strikers. This helps make it easier for all stride types to push off the ground faster. The upper practically vanishes while you're wearing the shoes, which makes you forget what's on your feet. We're convinced you'll enjoy this sublimely fast shoe.

 

Now at St. Pete Running Company

Address: 6986 22nd Ave North, Saint Petersburg, Florida 33710
Phone: 727-800-5043
Store Hours:
M-F: 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Sunday: 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

 

 

 

Blogger Bria is a Customer Service Manager at St. Pete Running Company.


MEMORIAL DAY ADVENTURE RUN AND SALE May 24, 2019 15:07

Join Us on Memorial Day

Memorial Day Store Hours 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Adventure Run Starts at 8:00 AM on 5/27/19

Everyone is welcome to join us for this family-friendly Adventure Run! You can run or walk with us, and we'll head out on the Pinellas Trail toward Azalea Park. Around the park, we have fun stations where you can choose to stop and take on the challenges! These are fun for the whole family. We'll have Mimosas and OJ (for the kids) at the store when you get back! Free to attend, no need to register. Just show up at the store and we'll have you sign a waiver.

Memorial Day Sale

We've got some big discounts for you this Memorial Day. Here are the upcoming sales:

  • 33% of apparel
  • Select Hokas $25 off
  • Brooks Glycerins $60 off
  • 2XU clearance sale
Address: 6986 22nd Ave North, Saint Petersburg, Florida 33710
Phone: 727-800-5043
Store Hours:
MEMORIAL DAY: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
M-F: 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Sunday: 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

 

Blogger Bria is a Customer Service Manager at St. Pete Running Company.