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 Shepherdstown, West Virginia. It also owned by Dr. Mark Cucuzzella. Its online store offers free shipping over orders of $90 and a generous returns policy.
Good for the Soles — Located in Northampton, Massachusetts (western side of the state), this store is run by two very passionate ChiRunners, Tim and Jill Murphy. They ship anywhere in the U.S.
The Runner’s Sole — Located in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, it is owned and operated by highly accomplished ultrarunner Rick Meyers who also conducts running form classes as well as various health and fitness challenges.
Born to Run — With two stores in Bellevue and Seattle, Washington, BTR was started by Barefoot Ted McDonald and entrepreneur Dan Fairbanks. Its online store offers free shipping over orders of $75 and a generous returns policy.
Natural Strides — Located in Woodstock, Georgia, it is the first retail footwear store in the Southeast dedicated to natural running and walking. Owner Greg Scott is a certified ChiRunning and ChiWalking Instructor and ACSM personal trainer.
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.
Mojo Running & Multisport — As a result of the leadership and passion about running by owner Jenn Wohlgamuth, Mojo Running is the most innovative running shop in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Jenn says, “We provide inspiration, guidance, education and community awareness in all that we do.”
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.
Spark Running — Our store in Maryland was specifically created to provide a local place where runners could come for information and education as well as gear. We pride ourselves on being active within the community here.
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.”
Feet For Life Motion Center — The Center in St. Louis, MO, is owned and operated by podiatrist Dr. Michael Horwtz who fully supports the minimal footwear and natural walking/running movement. General manager Jim Hixson is a 15-year running shoe store veteran who embraced minimalism as an early adopter several years ago.
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!
Varsity 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.
Boston Street Running – New store in Baltimore, Maryland that’s passionately committed to helping customers learn about their natural running form and the proper running/fitness shoe to meet their training/racing needs and goals.
Fit 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.
Running 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.