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Running Gear, Shoes & Clothing

We say we’re the runner’s co-op because we’ve got running. Running apparel. Running shoes. Running experts. Road running. Trail running. Want to go running?

Helpful advice and inspiration

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What Does It Take to Design an Inclusive Running Race?

Running events need to change to keep pace with an increasingly diverse athlete community. Here’s what work can be done.
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The Best Road-Running Shoes of 2023: Tested

We teamed up with 32 testers of all running backgrounds to help you find the perfect shoe.
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10 of the All-Time Best Running Hacks

Running isn’t easy, but it is rewarding. So we gathered our favorite pro tips to help you run smarter while getting stronger.
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Why run with REI?

We know what it takes to wake up at 5 a.m., lace up your running shoes, and get out the door. We know because we’re right there with you, running the same trails, parks, and routes. Which is why we’re very selective about the road running shoestrail running shoesrunning clothing, and fitness electronics we recommend. From Brooks and HOKA to Altra and Salomon, you better believe every pair of running shoes has been tried and tested, including our used running gear. We hope this page serves as a hub for all the inspiration and information you need to get out there and run with us.