Mini-Series: Strength for Runners 2

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Overcoming Roadblocks to Consistency: In our first post in this series, we talked about the game changing potential of strength training for our running and our overall health. However, despite all these awesome benefits, more often than not, runners struggle to strength train consistently. Given the nature of our schedules, and the time, resources, and energy we already devote to …

Mini-Series: Strength For Runners 1

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Why Strength is Important for Running Well: Whether you are brand new to running or have been running for years, strength training in some capacity is essential to your health and longevity.  Not just as a runner, but as a human being. If you are wanting to know if strength training for runners will help you, then read on. Strength …

Favorite Running Route

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TRWS GURU’s Favorite Running Route Meet Ken, The Running Well Store Guru from our Mission location, and learn more about where his favorite running route is in Kansas City and why? The trail at Cedar Niles Park in Olathe is my favorite place to get my running workouts logged. The park is new this year having opened this past Spring. …

Cross Country Spikes Guide for 2022

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Summer is almost over! You know what that means!! Cross Country season is HERE!!!!  If you are reading this more than likely you are looking for a good spike for your 2022 cross country season.  At The Running Well Store we offer a wide variety of cross country spikes. If you are in need of help deciding which spike to …

Nutrition-What about it?

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Nutrition for Beginners Nutrition can be very overwhelming to a runner who is just starting to need some extra fuel before and during a run, the possibilities are endless. Waffles, energy bars, granola, gels, gum, gummy chews, jelly beans, salt tabs, liquid fuel, caffeinated nutrition, cheap, less cheap, expensive….and all of this in every flavor combination you can think of. …

Favorite Running Route

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TRWS GURU’s Favorite Running Route Meet Angie, The Running Well Store Guru from our Barry Road location, and learn more about where her favorite running route is in Kansas City and why? Mill Creek Streamway is one of my favorite places to run, walk, and explore! It is 13 plus miles north to south with a handful of trails that …

Brooks Glycerin 20 Review

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The time has finally arrived!  After a long winter of #SupplyChainIssues we finally have the Brooks Glycerin in stock!  The Brooks Glycerin 19 has been sold out just about everywhere for months.  The Brooks Glycerin 20 was supposed to launch in March but was delayed until July of 2022 which only exasperated the demand for this hard-to-find shoe.  We were …

The Running Well Store’s Official Guide for Cross Training Shoes

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Shoes For Cross Training Between lifting weights, Orange Theory, Jazzercise, and CrossFit it can be hard to decide what type of shoe is right for you when working out other than running.  Read on to find out more as we take you through The Running Well Store’s Official Guide for Cross Training Shoes. First off, I want to congratulate you,  …

Craft CTM Ultra 2 Review

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Craft CTM Ultra 2 I have only known Craft to be in the apparel side of things. And let me just tell you that none of their clothes have EVER disappointed me, so when Kathy, The Running Well Store’s owner, came to me to let me know that she was sending me their new shoe so that I could write …

Mizuno Wave Inspire 18 Review

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Mizuno Wave Inspire 18 IF you LOVE a firm shoe….this one is for YOU!!! How does it feel? When first pulling the Inspire 18 out of the box I was very pleased with the appearance of the shoe. I love a bright colored shoe and Mizuno nailed it with the turquoise WAVEKNIT upper. Color aside, as we all know that …