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Cross Country spikes are starting to arrive!!

Spring and summer products arriving daily.

With temperatures starting to rise, it might be time to come in and see our new KEEN, TEVA and OOFOS sandals and slides. Come in while the selection is good.


Interested in alternative remedies?

Introducing Arcanum Sports Performance is a hemp-derived CBD sports supplement specializing in improving performance time and recovery time for athletes. Available now in Sarco Freeze (fast acting, full spectrum activated hemp extract for cooling effect for sore muscles), the Quill (micro-dosing delivery of transdermal hemp-derived CBD), Sarco Breeze (hypo-allergenic moisturizer and sports massage oil) products.


Sponsored Races

Here are some of the Runner’s Roost races we are participating/sponsoring in.

RUN 716

Come join us for the 3rd annual Run716, taking place in the heart of Buffalo’s new and developing Larkinville district!

Once known as The Hydraulics and later the home of The Larkin Soap Company, today the district is a mixed use community home to commerical office space, residential, restaurants, retail, & manufacturing, including Flying Bison Brewing.

The event starts and ends with live music and a post event party at our host sponsor, Flying Bison Brewery.

Pre-race events on Saturday will provide plenty to do prior to this run through historic Buffalo. And the post race party will be one of the best!

Save the date – August 4, 2019 for Buffalo’s premier 15K road race and relay.  To register go to www.Run716.com.


Dirt Devil Trail Run Series

 This trail running series is offered Tuesday evenings from May 21 through June 25 at 6:30 pm at the Sprague Brook Park Cross Country Ski Area. The 3.5 mile courses are 100% off-road through the Park and include single track, wide rolling XC ski trails and field crossings. Pre-register for the series or sign-up day-of. Registration from 5:30 pm at the XC Ski warming hut. On-line registration or more information at  http://www.heartrateup.com/dirtdevilseries.html.


Rosie the Riveter

Come help break a GUINNESS WORLD RECORD by dressing as ROSIE THE RIVETER
(1) Register for the event (2) Put on free shirt & headband (3) Wear dark pants/leggins for the count (4) Get counted, then run the race in anything you want!   July 13, 2019  9AM

Be there ready for count at 8:30 Templeton Landing – Downtown Buffalo. https://www.eclipsemultisport.com/rosie-the-riveter-5k


Run for the Corn

Friday, August 2, 2019.  Registration from 5:00 – 6:30pm and race starts at 6:30 pm.

Eden, NY school lawns and connecting woods trails. School property is immediately south of the Eden Corn Festival Grounds, sharing a common border. After parking, look for the small Registration Tent positioned on a hill backing up to trees, near the far fence line looking back towards the Grover L. Priess (GLP) School. Pre-registration, including waiver form, on this site. Please bring registration form with check to the race.

Short Course – approx. 2.2 miles.     Long Course – approx. 3.8 miles
Both races to start together.  After about 3/4 mile, courses will divide.

A portion of each race course are woods trails, and may be wet, especially after rainfall. Both Runners and Walkers are welcome.  

For more information and on-line registration, http://edencornfest.com/run/


Queencity Half/ 5/ 10K

The race start, run, & finish in Downtown Buffalo & along the beautiful waterfront of Lake Erie. 

Tons and tons of giveaways randomly given away to anyone registered. Canalside VIP concert tickets, Outer Harbor event tickets, Bisons baseball game suite for 6, and so muck more. Register to win!  

Post race will be at The Buffalo Bison’s outfield pavilion. Custom race give away (TBD) to all pre-registered. Custom finisher medals to half marathoners and 10K’ers. Post race party will feature your choice of stadium beer or wine glass to take home. Your first few fill-ups will be on us!

Post race party features open bar and food as well as a vegetarian option. Ringside wine & craft beers to all 21+ over participants.

After many requests, we have opened all running events to men, but with the addition the 10K police support constraints require all Half and 10K runners start together. 8:00 am Half and 10K start time, followed by 8:10 am 5K start.

To register, https://runsignup.com/Race/Register/?raceId=73225


Runway 5K

Calspan Run the Runway 5K help at Niagara Falls International Airport. Run the entire 5K on runways! Sunday August 18, 2019 at 10 am

For more information or to register, go to:  https://www.raceentry.com/races/runway-5k/2019/register


The Pasta Run 5K

 Join us Saturday September 7, 2019 at 11 am for the Pasta Run 5K at Chef’s Restaurant.

For more information or to register, go to:  https://www.raceentry.com/pasta-run-buffalo/race-information

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Runner’s Roost has been serving customers for 40 plus years.

For more than 4 decades, we have prided ourselves on outstanding customer service and a well-known reputation throughout Western New York. Whether you need a new pair of running shoes or want to check out a pair of UGGs for that special someone in your life (or even yourself), be sure to stop in to Runner’s Roost for our vast selection of footwear for the entire family!

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Join Our Running Group

Join us Thursday nights year-round for an evening of run, friendship and post-run social fun. All ability levels are welcome, and there is no charge. We vary the distances, usually 3 and 5 mile routes from the store, and although the difficulty may vary, it is always a good time. We try to arrange shoe trials with brands like Saucony, Mizuno and Brooks throughout the summer running season. Ask
us about our trail runs. Come on out, we’d love to see you.

The Best Footwear!

Runner’s Roost is Buffalo’s premier running store. As a run specialty store, we carry a broad range of neutral and stability shoes from most of the popular brands in various price points. If we don’t have what you are looking for, we’ll order it for you.