Five years running away from tradition.

When we opened our doors on February 9th, 2012 we knew we were charting new ground for run specialty stores. There was no template on building a successful running store without dealing with the big name shoe companies. Nike, New Balance, Saucony, Brooks and Asics all stayed away because [...]

Transcend Premieres In Vancouver

Vancouver Premier of TRANSCEND We are very fortunate to be hosting the Vancouver Premiere of the inspirational Canadian produced and directed film Transcend. This will surely get you motivated for that upcoming Marathon. Tickets are available here at Distance Runwear or online at [separator style_type="none" top_margin="20" bottom_margin="20" sep_color="" border_size="" icon="" icon_circle="" icon_circle_color="" width="" alignment="center" class="" id=""] [youtube id="x2CZHFxoZaM" [...]

Car Free Day!

Sunday June 15th is Car Free Day on Main Street. This is a wonderful way to celebrate our neighbourhood and all that it has to offer. We will be setting up our booth (@28th Ave) with The TrueForm Runner treadmill so come by for a run. The store is open regular hours 12-4 but the [...]

Product Testing season

I love this time of year! We are currently looking at and writing orders for products arriving in the shop for Fall 14. That means new stuff to test out and see if it meets the needs of our customers. We have a habit of actually testing almost all of the products that we bring [...]

Last Natural Running Demo of the Year!

This Thursday November 28th will be the last chance to attend our Free Natural Running Demo. This session will introduce you to a more Natural Running technique that promises to improve your enjoyment of running while also reducing the chances of injury caused by poor form. We have a selection of Barefoot style shoes to [...]

Tuff Kid Xc Challenge – November 3rd

Just a reminder to all those parents out there. Tuff Kid XC Challenge #2 is approaching fast and some categories are nearing capacity. If you have an active kid this is a great event to get them running. They'll be running with kids their own age and trying to complete the fun and challenging cross [...]

Tuff Kid XC Challenge: Sunday! Sunday! Sunday!

We are getting close to our first event...very exciting. Registrations are rolling in so don't delay as some age groups look like they are going fast. Here is the link to our April 24 Newsletter with some updated info and the colouring contest details. We received some great press as well from The Vancouver Courier click here to see [...]