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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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New Balance – November Supplier of the Month

New Balance is honoured to have been selected as the IRRC Vendor of the Month for November 2013 and we are thrilled to be able to mark it with the introduction of the highly anticipated 890v4. The 4th generation of this adored running shoe promises to deliver on the surprisingly light ride of what REVlite […]

The Right Shoe 10k Run Club

The Right Shoe 10k Run Club, welcoming runners of all abilities.  

Asics – October Supplier of the Month

A special edition of the Gel-Nimbus 15, the ASICS® Gel-Nimbus 15 Reflective combines the same great, high-performance benefits with updated fashion features. This running shoe delivers an all over reflective upper and glow-in-the-dark gel, giving you standout style. Just like the Gel-Nimbus 15, this special edition running shoe offers optimal cushioning, secure stability, and an […]

Saucony- Supplier of the Month

At Saucony, we exist for runners. Runners inspire us, bring us new ideas, force us to be better. They drive our design and engineering. They keep us competitive. They keep us hungry. They keep us honest. Whether it’s in a conference room or out on a lunchtime run, we’re constantly talking about and arguing about […]

LadySport Celebrates 30 Years

Check out the link below to see Running Insight’s article featuring LadySport: Read article

Kelowna Wine Country Half Marathon Course Preview

Brooks – August Supplier of the Month

Brooks Running Company makes men’s and women’s high-performance running shoes, apparel, and accessories that meet the needs of runners of all levels. Entirely focused on the run, Brooks is dedicated to inspiring people to run and be active. Brooks creates innovative equipment that keeps you running longer, farther and faster—and with more enjoyment of the […]

Moving Comfort – August Supplier of the Month

We started when there were no women’s workout clothes. We know, it sounds like a faraway land and time, but really it was March 13, 1977 in Arlington, Virginia. Our two founders were women in their 20s who loved to run but hated the strange-fitting men’s shorts they had to run in. In the 30 […]

Recycling Event Shirts

What to do with your left over event shirts? We are often approached by customers who are travelling to 3rd world countries if we have any clothing, old shoes or other paraphernalia they can take with them to give to the less fortunate.  We do have a shoe recycle program, which has worked extremely well […]

Destination Race event in Kelowna, BC

On September 7th, 2013 Canada welcomes its first Destination Race event in Kelowna, BC.  The Kelowna Wine ½ Marathon brings together two of the finer things in life: a first class running event and a celebration of wine.  Offering a combination of stunning scenery, culinary delights and award winning wines, the Wine ½ Marathon is […]