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Barefoot shoes for running, walking, working and exploring

NRC Partner Stores

Please visit any of the following Natural Running Center (NRC) store affiliates. Almost all carry the more popular minimalist and barefoot-style footwear brands. Information is available on this site (see box on right side of page), or go directly to the store’s website by clicking on the store name below.

Two Rivers Treads — The nation’s first minimalist shoe store, is located in Ranson, West Virginia. It also owned by Dr. Mark Cucuzzella. Its online store offers free shipping over orders of $90 and a generous returns policy.


Cleveland Running Company With a Shaker Heights store location right in the heart of  Northeastern Ohio’s vibrant running community, CRC offers a wide selection of footwear and accessories in addition to yoga-for-runners classes and group runs.


NewSole Running  Located in McDonough, Georgia, their focus is on footwear that allows you to run or walk naturally, reinforcing the way you were created. Owner David Jonson is a certified USATF coach and in training as a ChiRunning and ChiWalking instructor.


Running Lab — Ken Larscheid, owner of this popular running store in southern Michigan, has been involved in the athletic shoe industry for 11 years in many different facets. At his store, Good Form Running is emphasized.


Georgia Game Changers— As a physical-therapist owned business, we offer a uniquely targeted array of products, as well as offer multiple education-based programs and clinics designed to help “move” the local population to a new level of fitness. Our store motto, “transforming your fit–step by step” says it all. Two locations in NC.


Distance Runwear —This Vancouver, Canada running store has a collection of brands that represent the best in apparel, footwear and accessories. Says owner Dave Cressman: “We also have stepped out of the norm with our shoe brands and we strongly encourage all runners new and experienced to review their running stride and look for ways to improve their running economy.”


Daddy Ultra Runs – A running specialty store located in Cocoa Village, Florida, heart of the Space Coast in Central Florida! We are part of a small, passionate and tight-knit community of athletes who regularly spend time running and biking along the scenic Indian River Road, beautiful shaded trails, and long sandy beaches!


varsitysportsmandeville90Varsity Sports Mandeville – The southern Louisiana hub of running education, community involvement, and good ol’ Southern hospitality for running regulars as well as fitness newbies and out-of town-visitors.


fittrirun100Fit TRI Run – Owned and operated by two Galvestonians, Kim and Steve, Fit TRI Run is a community- oriented store where persons of all walks of life are fitted for a great pair of shoes in a friendly, non-intimidating environment.


Velocity Distance Project (VDP) Multisport Company is located in Columbia, South Carolina and it’s the area’s first multisport store dedicated to natural running and walking.


etown-logo90Running Soles is the first specialty retail location in the state of Kentucky dedicated to natural/balanced running and walking. All of our balanced/flexible running and walking shoes are designed to promote a more natural gait and healthier form.



Crozet Running is a community running store located in beautiful Crozet, VA, home of epic road running terrain and Shenandoah National Park. Our focus is to get people outside, running efficiently and injury free. We are passionate about educating people on the fundamentals of natural running form.



Tri Shop is Dallas-Fort Worth’s only full-service store for triathletes, runners, cyclists, and swimmers. Tri Shop features 5000 square feet of retail and training space and offers a complete line of bikes, bicycle parts and accessories, running shoes, apparel, swimming gear, wetsuits, and more.



Running Wild – Specializes in fitting every person to the proper shoe, apparel and training designed for their unique needs. Locations in Pensacola, FL and Fairhope, AL.



The Ultra Running Company – The most trusted provider of holistic running knowledge, products and experiences in the market. We encourage our community to engage in an active and healthy lifestyle through exceptional service, quality products and the best retail experience in the industry.


Northwest Foot and Ankle is a sports podiatry clinic founded on the following four principles: communication, innovation, respect, and integrity. Our foot health philosophy is in tune with nature, and we work closely with each patient to address his or her unique foot care needs. We listen to your foot health concerns and offer proven, noninvasive treatments that help restore your foot health naturally.

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Varsity Sports Mandeville
(Mandeville, LA)
Fit TRI RunGalveston, TX
Velocity Distance ProjectColumbia, SC
E'Town Running SolesElizabethtown, KY
Crozet RunningCrozet, VA
Tri ShopPlano, TX
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