Road Runner Sports Opens New Arlington Retail Store at Pentagon Row
ARLINGTON, Virginia. – Road Runner Sports, a retailer specializing in running, walking and fitness, opened its new Pentagon Row outlet in late February at 1101 S Joyce St Suite # B-23 in Arlington. The running specialty store includes a digital foot scanner and shoe fitting system, as well as approximately 4,500 square feet of retail space.
Road Runner Sports Arlington is the retailer’s 42nd brick-and-mortar in the United States
Road Runner Sports 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 and help you find the perfect fitting shoe. Road Runner Sports is one of the nation’s largest running specialty retailers, offering an extensive selection of running shoes, accessories and apparel, including its own sportswear brands R-Gear and KORSA .
“We look forward to serving the local Arlington community with our premium running gear combined with the perfect fitting shoe,” said Sean Peterson, director of customer acquisition for Road Runner Sports. “Whether you’re an avid runner or just beginning your fitness regimen, our goal is to help you be better equipped to achieve your health and wellness goals.”
Bring your unwanted shoes and help Project Sole
To kick off its soft opening, Road Runner Sports is partnering with Project Sole to help fulfill its mission to “give compassion and a pair of shoes” to impoverished communities. Additionally, for every used or unwanted shoe brought to Road Runner Sports Arlington, Project Sole will donate $3 to Athletes Helping Athletes (AHA), a non-profit organization founded by Road Runner Sports to provide free adaptive bicycles children with permanent physical disabilities.
Since its inception in 2000, the AHA has awarded 1,520 adaptive bikes. Last year, the charity changed the lives of 54 children. This year, the AHA has so far donated suitable bikes to three families and is looking to award five more local recipients this spring. To apply, click here.
Road Runner Sports Arlington is now open at 1101 S Joyce St Suite #B-23, Arlington, VA 22202. For more information, visit roadrunnersports.com.
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 roadrunnersports.com
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