Our knowledgeable staffers range from weekend warriors to track coaches and elite athletes and can help assess your running style and biomechanical needs to find the right shoes for you. We stock the best everyday trainers for mileage and comfort, lightweight runners for fast-paced workouts and race day, and barefoot styles for the minimalist. If pounding the pavement isn’t your thing, we have a wide selection of trail running shoes that will let you run free on any terrain.

We’ll help you dress for running success as well. We have a full selection of men’s and women’s running apparel to suit all the Bay Area microclimates.

You can find informative articles below and a selection of the brands we carry to the right.

Get $5 off Bay to Breakers registration

Because we're so dedicated to making sure you don't miss out on such an awesome event, here's a promo code to get you $5 off this year's race registration.

Get $10 off the MudMan obstacle course and mud run

MudMan is coming up on Sept. 23, and we have a discount code that will get you $10 off! Register before Sept. 11 with the code ILOVESB to get the discount.

SB is your home base for SF Marathon weekend

Racing or spectating at the San Francisco Marathon on Sunday? Ride our shuttle to the Expo, come into our Bryant Street Store for some race weekend snacks, or join us for a Marathon cheer squad.

Basementeers at the Color Run SF

We love our track workouts and hill repeats as much as the next pack of running geeks. But a non-timed 5k with blasts of colored powder at every kilometer mark? Sign us up!

We’re your base camp for the Golden Gate Bridge’s 75th Anniversary weekend

The Golden Gate Bridge is celebrating its 75th anniversary! Join Sports Basement Presidio for a weekend of festivities to celebrate the Bridge's birthday.

Sole searching? We’ve got new minimalist running shoes

We've expanded our selection of minimalist running shoes just in time for you to start transitioning into them this spring.

Sports Basement team racing for the championship

Four SB employee-athletes are heading to Chicago in May to compete in the JP Morgan Corporate Challenge Championships.

See and be seen in the dark

As winter approaches, the days are getting shorter, the nights are getting darker. How can you be sure you're seen without draining your budget on bright lights and batteries?

SB discount for the Marin County Half Marathon, 10K & 5K

The Marin County Half Marathon is magnificently scenic, spectator-friendly, gentle on the environment and beneficial to the community. Sports Basement customers can get 10% off registration.

Want to run “barefoot”? SB now has Merrell Glove shoes

Merrell barefoot shoes have arrived at Sports Basement!

Girls on the Run: Building confidence one stride at a time

Founded in 2002, Girls on the Run of the Bay Area educates and builds confidence in young girls through non-competitive running programs all around the Bay Area.

SB customers get $10 off Rock’n'Roll San Jose

The Rock 'n' Roll San Jose Half Marathon is coming up on Oct. 2! Register online using the code SBASEMENT10 to take advantage of a $10 discount just for being a loyal Sports Basement customer.

SB customers get $5 off Oakland Running Festival Half & Full Marathon

The Oakland Running Festival takes place on March 26-27 and features a marathon, half-marathon, 4-person relay, 5k and kids’ fun run. Register online by Jan. 31 using code 20SBORF11 and get $5 off the marathon or half-marathon!

Basement Gift Guide: For the the runner in the family

If you live in the Bay Area, there's probably a 100% chance you have a friend or family member who runs. Here are some simple gifts for that special runner.

Learn to love running in the rain!

I love running in the rain, and I want you to love it, too. Here's how.

SB discount for Team LOLA

Team LOLA, Marin County's popular nutrition and running training program for girls age 8-12, is launching a fall program in San Francisco. Mention Sports Basement when you register and get a 10% discount!

Today only: Race to the End of Summer 5k/10k is just $20!

TODAY ONLY you can register for either the 5K or 10K for only $20. The 5K price is normally $35 and the 10K price is normally $40, so this is a great deal!

SB customers get 10 bucks off the Big Gay 10k!

Register today to join in the fun at The Big Gay 10K taking place at Crissy Field on Aug. 14. Use the discount code "basement" when you register to receive $10 off of the registration fee!

We’re rolling out the “green carpet” for the SF Marathon!

We've partnered with Bauer Limousine to provide a free shuttle between the SF Marathon Expo and the store on Friday and Saturday. At the store, we'll be providing free snacks and drinks as well as hourly yoga classes.

SB discount for San Francisco Triathlon (and 5k and 10k) at Treasure Island

SB customers get a registration discount for the San Francisco Triathlon at Treasure Island or the accompanying 5k or 10k running race. Thanks, Tri-Cal!

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