Road Runner Sports celebrates grand opening of new Arlington store

Road Runner is a specialty running store with digital foot scanning and shoe fitting systems. (Photo: Road Runner Sports)

ARLINGTON, Va. – Road Runner Sports, a specialty running, walking and fitness retailer, will host the grand opening of its new Arlington retail store at Westpost from Friday, March 25 through Sunday, March 27, 2022. Road Runner Sports Arlington is located at 1101 S Joyce St Suite # B-23, Arlington, VA 22202 and is the retailer’s 42nd brick-and-mortar in the United States

The three-day event is set to begin Friday, March 25 at 5:30 p.m. with in-store bingo activity for prizes including running shoes, custom insoles, apparel and more. The celebration will continue Saturday, March 26 and Sunday, March 27 at 10:00 a.m. where the first 25 shoppers will receive a goodie bag filled with goodies and accessories, including a pair of sunglasses, a bottle of water, shoe laces and more. Shoppers will also be entered to win free gear worth over $500 per day throughout the weekend and a grand prize of a $1,000 shopping spree.

“We invite the Arlington community to join us for a fun and interactive shopping event,” said Sean Peterson, Director of Customer Acquisition at Road Runner Sports. “Our opening weekend is designed to provide shoppers with the opportunity to experience the quality, variety and value we offer in all things running, walking and fitness.”

The 4,500 square foot Road Runner Sports in Arlington, Virginia offers top-of-the-line running gear.  (Photo: Road Runner Sports)
The 4,500 square foot Road Runner Sports in Arlington, Virginia offers top-of-the-line running gear. (Photo: Road Runner Sports)

In partnership with Project Sole, community members are encouraged to contribute used or unwanted shoes which will be distributed to communities in need as part of the charity’s mission “Give Compassion and a Pair of Shoes “. For every used or unwanted shoe brought to Road Runner Sports Arlington, Project Sole will also donate $3 to Athletes Helping Athletes (AHA), a non-profit organization founded by Road Runner Sports to provide free child-friendly bicycles with a permanent physical disability.

Road Runner Sports is one of the nation’s largest running specialty retailers, offering an extensive selection of running shoes, accessories and apparel. The company specializes in The Perfect Fit Zone, a revolutionary fit analysis using 3D foot scanning combined with treadmill testing of foot mechanics to produce custom insoles for the perfect fit shoe.

Road Runner Sports Arlington’s grand opening will begin Friday, March 25 through Sunday, March 27, 2022 at 1101 S Joyce St Suite #B-23, Arlington, VA 22202. For more information, visit

About Road Runner Sports
Road Runner Sports was founded in 1983 by head runner Mike Gotfredson. Fueled by a love of health and fitness, Chief Runner brought Road Runner Sports to life in a San Diego garage. Road Runner Sports has become one of the nation’s leading retailers of running gear. For more information, visit

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