Running Shop Stratford CT

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

Dick's Sporting Goods
(203) 876-0477
1201 Boston Post Rd
Milford, CT
 
Modell's Sporting Goods
(203) 334-4442
148 Boston Avenue
Bridgeport, CT
Hours
9:00AM - 9:00PM MONDAY - THURSDAY
9:00AM - 9:30PM FRIDAY - SATURDAY
10:00AM - 7:00PM SUNDAY

The Sports Authority #151
(203) 876-9767
1777 Boston Post Rd Milford
Milford, CT
 
Modell's Sporting Goods
(203) 878-7977
1397 Boston Post Road
Milford, CT
Hours
9:30AM - 9:00PM MONDAY - THURSDAY
9:00AM - 9:30PM FRIDAY - SATURDAY
10:00AM - 7:00PM SUNDAY

Macys Inc #0116
(203) 877-9393
1201 Post Rd Connecticut Post Mall
Milford, CT
 
Rotary Ski Shop
(203) 375-5261
300 Ferry Blvd
Stratford, CT
 
Imax Fashions
5065 Main Street
Trumbull, CT
 
Macys Inc #0051
(203) 374-7200
5065 Main Street Trumbull Shpg Ctr
Trumbull, CT
 
Dicks Sporting Goods #282
(203) 876-0477
1201 Boston Post Rd Milford
Milford, CT
 
Sports Authority
(203) 876-9767
1777 Boston Post Road
Milford, CT
Services
Golf Day Shop, Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Ski-Snowboard/Bike Tech Shop, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

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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ING Hartford Marathon
October
Hartford, CT
info@hartfordmarathon.com
http://www.inghartfordmarathon.com
The Hartford Marathon Foundation will take all possible measures to reduce its carbon footprint and will promote, educate and encourage all participants, volunteers and spectators to do the same. With the goal of becoming the most sustainable athletic event in the country, the ING Hartford Marathon has named former title sponsor United Technologies as their Presenting Green Sponsor. The water bubbler designed and built by UTC engineers and powered by Vital Water saved 20,000 plastic bottles from the local landfill since 2007.
Willimantic Athletic Club NipMuck Trail Marathon
June
Ashford, CT
nipmuckdave@charter.net
http://www.marathonguide.com/sites/nipmucktrail
It is possible to get a serious injury in this race. If you run recklessly you'll increase your chances but even if you are careful it's still possible to get tripped up or slip on something. This could result in an immobilizing injury that could put you a few hours away from medical attention. It could mean expensive medical care and an extended period of time away from work. To run this race you have to accept full responsibility for what happens to you. If you don't have health insurance don't do this race. No matter how careful you are plan on falling. The faster you run the more it hurts. You must be at least 18 to run this race.
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