Running Shop Saint Martinville LA

Local resource for running shops in Saint Martinville. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to running apparel and fitness gear, as well as advice and content on running.

Backpacker
(337) 406-8754
1916 Kaliste Saloom Rd
Lafayette, LA
 
Academy
(337) 371-4750
4232 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy
Lafayette, LA
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(318) 797-9110
7543 Youree Drive
Shreveport, LA
 
Bass Pro Shops
(318) 549-8800
100 Bass Pro Dr Bass Pro Shops
Bossier City, LA
 
Simmons Sporting Goods
(318) 283-2688
918 N Washington St
Bastrop, LA
 
Pack & Paddle
(337) 232-5854
601 E Pinhook Rd
Lafayette, LA
 
Tri Running
(337) 232-8212
2813 Johnston St
Lafayette, LA
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(225) 766-9100
9330 Mall Of Lousianna Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA
 
Hibbett Sporting Goods
(318) 397-1053
3426 Cypress St., Suite #14-3B West Monroe
West Monroe, LA
 
Weiss And Goldring Inc
(318) 443-9200
3601 Masonic Dr
Alexandria, LA
 

Brooks Green Silence $100

Brooks Green Silence $100
The Green Silence is Brooks’ first new racing shoe in a decade.  

The shoe demonstrates that performance and sustainability are compatible; many of the components are made from recycled plastics and the shoe is built with water-based adhesives and uses soy-based inks. The new midsole geometry provides flexibility and cushioning, with just enough outersole for traction and durability. The upper is open mesh with a nicely cushioned tongue that opens only on the lateral side in order to provide extra medial support. The shoes have a unique appearance, as the contrasting red and yellow colors are transposed, so the shoes aren’t identical, and the midsole of the right is red, while the left is yellow. The curved shape favors the higher-arched feet, however the roomy forefoot may allow enough wiggle room for lowerarched feet to find an acceptable fit.

  • Sizes: men 4–12,13,14 (unisex)
  • Weight: 8.0 oz. (men’s 11)
  • Shape: semi-curved to curved
  • Fit: snug heel, wide forefoot For: medium- to high-arched feet with neutral biomechanics
  • Range: efficient runners - up to a marathon; heavy strikers - up to 20K or just beyond
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Newton Gravitas=Gravity $175

Newton Gravitas=Gravity $175
Newton’s neutral trainer Gravitas=Gravity (Gravitas is Latin for gravity) has reached the second round, with some improvements. The upper continues with the same stretchy airmesh as before, but has altered the overlays to provide the saddle-like support with a bit more open forefoot.  

The midsole features a denser foam throughout, both for durability and improved responsiveness. The heel has been slightly reshaped to aid in transition—yes, you’re expected to land on your midfoot or forefoot, but it takes some getting used to—as does the aforementioned reshaped heel. The outersole has a tougher rubber compound on the actuator lugs, blown rubber beneath the toes, and carbon rubber in the heel. Bottom line? The shoe has been upgraded, adding value to a well-designed, high-end shoe.

NEUTRAL PERFORMANCE

Sizes: Men 6.5–13,14; Women 5–12

Weight: 11.2 oz. (men’s 11); 8.9 oz. (women’s 8)

Shape: semi-curved

Construction: Strobel slip-lasted, EVA Strobel board

For: medium- to high-arched feet with neutral biomechanics

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Vasque Transistor FS $100

Vasque Transistor FS $100
Here Vasque takes a different approach to construction and improves performance in the process. Using a new, better-fitting last that’s contoured to represent the bottom of your feet (most other lasts are fairly flat-bottomed), the construction merges the Strobel board and innersole for the first time in a trail shoe.  

Vasque’s Foot Sync uses its Integrated Custom Footbed over a Flux Foam Strobel board (similar to other EVA boards) to allow the midsole and upper to fit together a bit better. Since the fit elements are distributed between both the upper and the midsole, rather than all in the upper as in most shoes, the shoes fit a bit differently. Generally, medium- to high-arched feet will be best served here, but since it has good volume, it can accommodate a foot that’s bit on the fuller side, as well. A hollow space under heel gives the ride both a more responsive and stable feel. The tread has a grippy traction, the large zigzag lugs flexing well with the sole. For its performance, fit, and innovation, the Transistor FS earned our Best Trail Shoe award.

  • PERFORMANCE TRAIL
  • Sizes: men 8–12,13,14; women 5–11
  • Weight: 11.8 oz. (men’s 11); 9.9 oz. (women’s 8)
  • Shape: semi-curved
  • Construction: Strobel slip-lasted, Flux Foam Strobel board
  • For: medium- to high-arched feet with neutral biomechanics
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Life Way Louisiana Trails Marathon
November
Shreveport, LA
AlohaAnnie@aol.com
http://sportspectrumusa.com/raceDetail.php?ID=69
Baton Rouge Beach Marathon
December
Baton Rouge, LA
sailfish01@aol.com
http://www.brbeachmarathon.com/
Larry Yeagle Trail Marathon
March
Ruston, LA
larryyeagletrailmarathon@hotmail.com
http://yeagletrailmarathon.com
New Orleans Mardi Gras Marathon
February
New Orleans, LA
http://runrocknroll.competitor.com/mardigras/