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Welcome to Fit to Run, the SHOES-n-FEET Blog!

We are eager to share what we know about active living and healthy feet with you and aim to be a trusted resource for all your running, walking and general fitness needs. We strive to help you achieve your goals and be a place that you visit often to feel inspired.

Running to never give up: Nancy Trejo

It’s 3 am on a Monday, and 47-year-old Nancy Trejo begins her morning with a warm cup of coffee and her two boxers, Dexter and Paisley. The sun is far from rising, but while most are sleeping, Trejo is starting her day.

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Farmer Frog: running for a cause

The Farmer Frog Trail Running Festival will be taking place on Saturday, October 5th at Paradise Farm in Woodinville, Washington. The event is co-promoted by SHOES-n-FEET and will be the first annual running event put on by the Farmer Frog community.

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Running to discover: The history of Northwest Trail Runs

Sometimes it takes a trailhead or a mountain to hook you on an adventure. Trail running is, and always has been, a great way to go out and explore the environment of the Pacific Northwest.

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The art of giving back: Eastside Baby Corner

With another Summer in the books and the 2019 school year already off and running, Eastside Baby Corner, alongside Shoes-n-Feet, looks to celebrate back-to-school festivities with the organization’s inaugural Ready, Set, Go...Run 5K Run/Walk, taking place at Shoes-n-Feet on September 15.

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Profile: Amy Posner Wolff

The greatest mentors have a knack at being clairvoyant, understanding our futures better than we do.  For Amy Posner Wolff, encouragement from her high school track coach led her to a lifetime of work in exercise and fitness.

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Cement Your 2019 Fitness Goals with Three Recommendations

At this time of year, we evaluate the past year and set hour goals for the upcoming year.  We can easily develop a mental checklist of goals, but translating those goals into action can be challenging. Below is a list of three recommendations to help you cement your goals as habits in 2019.

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Top-5 Tips to Keep Your Feet Warm and Dry

Our cool and wet winter climate offers a unique challenge for foot health and happiness.  Often the weather is too warm for traditional winter boots but too wet to wear your typical shoes. Plus, the non-stop dampness makes drying out once wet close to impossible. In this post, we have our top-5 suggestions for you to keep your feet warm and dry this winter.   

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Top Holiday Gifts for Runners

To assist you, I've put together my top five suggested items plus stocking stuffers that will satisfy the runner in your life.

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Why Compression?

In the store, we frequently suggest compression socks and sleeves for customers with soft tissue injuries. And just as frequently, we are met with the same question: “why compression?” 

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Happy 20th Anniversary, SHOES-n-FEET!

It’s the 20th Anniversary of SHOES-n-FEET! Here at the store, we can’t believe we’ve been helping great customers find comfort for 20 years. With such a big birthday, we’ve been thinking back on our illustrious and international history. 

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Northwest Winter Challenge Prize Winners!

This blog page is devoted to announcing Northwest Winter Challenge prize winners! You can also find video announcements of each winner on the Facebook event page

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