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The Independent Running Retailers of Canada (IRRC) is a coast to coast alliance of locally owned community driven specialty running stores. Through the sharing of knowledge, experience and business best practices we will deliver the highest level of customer and community service.

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2016 Store of The Year – Runner’s Soul

 Runner’s Soul of Lethbridge, Alberta was named 2016 IRRC Store of the Year at The 50 best  Running Stores Gala during The Running Event, in Orlando, Florida. This award recognizes a Canadian  store for excellence in customer service, sales, employee relations and community involvement. It was    the first time Runner’s Soul won this award. […]

Mizuno – January & February Vendor of the Month

A Message from Mizuno “Mizuno is very excited to kick off 2016 with our new Spring products and to be chosen as the IRRC Vendor of the Month for January and February.    We hope the digital and in-store assets we are providing will help bring Mizuno to the attention of runners visiting your stores […]

Practice…we are talking about Movement Practice!

Below is a great article from Fortius Sport & Health Coach Brad! Check it out for more on why “WE ALL NEED TO INCORPORATE A MOVEMENT PRACTICE INTO OUR ROUTINE”   Now I hope I do not offend anyone here but I am going to throw out what some people consider a profanity while others […]

Saucony – September & October Supplier of the Month

EVERY RUNNER IS SEEKING SOMETHING.  Whether it’s to finish their first 10k, run a faster time or just earn a guilt free beer. The Ride 8 and Omni 14 will help you find what you’re seeking. The all new Ride 8 is ready and raring to go with an all-new FlexFilm upper that enhances fit […]

Brooks – May Supplier of the Month

Go beyond your ordinary running experience the new Transcend 2 running shoe. It has everything you need and probably a few things you didn’t even know you needed until right now. It starts with Ideal Pressure Zones that disperse impact and continues with Guide Rails that provide on-demand support. Then there is the plush comfort […]

Adidas – April Supplier of the Month

SuperNova Glide Boost: This Runner’s World “Editor’s Choice Award” winner has an engineered mesh upper for a sock like fit and a natural stride with unrivalled energy return, soft comfort and incredible response of BOOST™ cushioning.

New Balance – March Supplier of the Month

Runners can relish in coveted 880v4. With two layers of foam and a midsole wrap cradling the foot, runners will feel even more cushioning and toe spring. A flexible upper with enhanced fit features wraps the arch while allowing foot splay mile after mile.

Saucony – January Supplier of the Month

Saucony – November Supplier of the Month

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New Balance – October Supplier of the Month

The new Fresh Foam 980 has glow-in-the-dark accents to help keep you seen and safe. Feel the science of soft with Fresh Foam, an innovative midsole created from a single piece of foam that provides a lower, more natural underfoot feel. Developed using specialized design software, this lightweight running shoe also features breathable air mesh […]