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Colorado Springs Shoe Advice

Postby CowboyPete » Fri Feb 08, 2008 1:42 pm

It is time for me to get a new pair of trail runners. I have never had my gait evaluated so I thought now would be a good time to do this. Does anyone have advice on the best place in the Colorado Springs for this sort of thing? I would appreciate your advice and any experiences you have had. Thanks.
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Re: Colorado Springs Shoe Advice

Postby slopestyle » Fri Feb 08, 2008 1:59 pm

I really like Boulder Running Company up at Austin Bluffs and Academy.They've taken good care of me in the past.
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Re: Colorado Springs Shoe Advice

Postby CO Native » Fri Feb 08, 2008 2:11 pm

slopestyle wrote:I really like Boulder Running Company up at Austin Bluffs and Academy.They've taken good care of me in the past.

Second for Boulder Running Co.
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Re: Colorado Springs Shoe Advice

Postby COmedic04 » Fri Feb 08, 2008 2:27 pm

BRC is good, Colorado Running Company on Tejon and Cache La Poudre is good, and honestly, I usually buy my NB trail runners at DSW...it's cheaper, and the shoes are just as good. Although I'm eyeing a pair of Salomons at REI for my next pair...
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Re: Colorado Springs Shoe Advice

Postby ozone » Fri Feb 08, 2008 4:51 pm

I like the colorado running company as mention on Tejon.

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Re: Colorado Springs Shoe Advice

Postby drodriguez » Fri Feb 08, 2008 5:04 pm

I've had really good luck at the Runner's Roost on Bijou & Tejon. They're sharp.
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Re: Colorado Springs Shoe Advice

Postby sudnstop » Fri Feb 08, 2008 10:34 pm

I second the roost, husband and wife own it and they are fit masters. The only problem is that they do not sell innov8 shoes - the best!
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Re: Colorado Springs Shoe Advice

Postby CowboyPete » Sat Feb 09, 2008 8:34 am

Thanks for the input. I do appreciate it. So here's the recommendations so far:
Runner's Roost - 2
CO running Company - 2
Boulder Running Company - 3
(I'm glad I didn't ask who I should vote for president!)
Someone outside the forum had recommended the Runner's Roost to me, but the Boulder Running Company is closer to my office. Any real differences in the two? i.e price, service, selection? Thanks
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Re: Colorado Springs Shoe Advice

Postby Rikrun1210 » Sat Feb 09, 2008 9:29 am

I have always shopped at the CO Running Company. I just think they are very knowledgeable and they do an analysis on your stride. Also, if you happen to be a member of a running club you usually get a % off your purchase.
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Re: Colorado Springs Shoe Advice

Postby womanhiker » Sat Feb 09, 2008 10:38 am

You can't go wrong with any of the three. I use all three of them....the service and prices are very comparable. If you are a member of the PPRR running club in town ($15 a year) you get 15% off purchases at BRC and RR, and 20% off at CRC.

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Re: Colorado Springs Shoe Advice

Postby colorado yooper » Sat Feb 09, 2008 6:58 pm

I like the Roost
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Re: Colorado Springs Shoe Advice

Postby mkbix » Sun Jul 14, 2013 11:26 am

I know this thread is 5 years old now, but I did a search for innov8 shoes and 14ers and it came up. Just wanted to say that the Runner Roost does sell innov8's and I just ordered a pair for my next hike. Great shoes and the RR stores are the best by far!

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