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Slide Into Spring and Summer with HOKA ONE ONE Sandals

Footwear Launch Hoka One One

Slide Into Spring and Summer with HOKA ONE ONE Sandals

With the weather in Columbus pushing the thermometers up, it's time to start thinking about warm weather footwear. Slide into the hottest new shoe at CRC with the HOKA ONE ONE Ora Recovery Slide and take on the streets and trails with the HOKA ONE ONE Tor Trafa! Ora Recovery Slide Picture this: You just finished a grueling Saturday morning long run at your local CRC. The dreaded humidity has returned and your socks and shoes are a bit squishy with sweat. You have to walk to your car and return home to prop your legs up and recover for the...

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New Coaches Tracey and Kristi Are Ready to Make a Difference with L2R

Love2Reach Training

New Coaches Tracey and Kristi Are Ready to Make a Difference with L2R

Love2Reach is the Columbus Running Company’s charity training program. Founded in 2013 by a group of runners and walkers who wanted to do something more for their community, L2R is now in its fifth season of giving back to the Columbus area through fundraising and racing. Two of L2R’s new assistant coaches are Tracey King and Kristi Aiken. Tracey is in her first coaching role after running with the team as an athlete for the previous two seasons. “I joined CRC’s running group in the winter of 2014/2015 with the plan of running my first full the next fall,” Tracey says. “On...

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Rabbit Apparel Hits Home for the CRC

Apparel Rabbit

Rabbit Apparel Hits Home for the CRC

At the Columbus Running Company, we scour the running landscape to bring the best apparel to your backyard. Our newest and most surprising find is Rabbit, a new apparel brand started by runners out the back of a local running store, much like the one we built here. At Rabbit, they share the love for running that we do and for many of the same reasons. It's reflected in their clothing. At the CRC, Rabbit hits home. We were first attracted to the brand's simplicity. The line isn't extensive, but Rabbit has their reasons for that. Straight from the rabbit's mouth,...

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Love2Reach's Samantha and Carolyn Are Coaching for a Good Cause

Love2Reach's Samantha and Carolyn Are Coaching for a Good Cause

The Columbus Running Company’s charity training group, Love2Reach, was founded in 2013 as a way to give back to the Columbus area through fundraising and racing. Now in its fifth season, Love2Reach (or L2R) continues to welcome new athletes and coaches to its roster. Two of those people who are making a difference are Samantha Blackburn and Carolyn Knox. Both women have been training with L2R since the group's inaugural year. The upcoming season is Samantha’s fourth as an assistant coach, while it marks Carolyn’s first year in a coaching position. Both Carolyn and Samantha participated in charity training groups prior to joining...

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Coach Engelhardt Ready for a Great Year with the ASICS Grasshoppers

ASICS Grasshoppers Training

Coach Engelhardt Ready for a Great Year with the ASICS Grasshoppers

The ASICS Grasshoppers Spring Track/Road Racing Club is for 5th and 6th graders who have a competitive spirit and want to see improvement in their performances through consistent training. What is most important is that attitude – young athletes of all abilities will find themselves able to train and race with the support of the entire club (almost 50 kids last fall!), including myself and the rest of the coaching staff. Kids who have participated in Summer Grasshoppers or a school running club, enjoyed it, and thought running even more would be fun will find exactly what they are looking for on...

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