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.

SB discount for The AT&T Giant Race!

On Saturday, June 12 AT&T Park will host the first annual AT&T Giant Race featuring a half marathon and a 5k. Sports Basement customers can get $10 off registration for the half marathon or $5 off the 5k.

Basement Book Review: Born to Run

I am not a runner and so assumed this book wouldn't be for me. But with several copies selling within the first few days of its arrival along with a fellow non-runner's thumbs-up, I gave it a chance.

SB discount for San Jose Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon

The San Jose Rock 'n' Roll Half Marathon is coming back on October 3, 2010, and just for being a loyal Sports Basement customer you get a $10 discount!

Seek balance with the Red Power Divas

If you live in the South Bay and ever wondered if you had the will or ability to complete a half marathon, you should check out the Red Power Divas.

How to choose the running shoe that’s right for you

Wondering why there are so many shoes for one simple sport? In this post I'll try to provide you with all the information you need to find the right running shoe for you.

Run, reuse, recycle!

Maybe you already know that we collect used athletic shoes. But have you ever wondered what happens to the shoes after you drop them off?

Fundraising tip #4: Host a breakfast run

How great would it feel to run with your friends, raise funds for your charity, eat free bagels and drink free OJ, and shop all before 11am? Even the Army doesn't do that much in the morning!

Running & Walking: taking your suggestions!

Are there running or walking topics you’d like us to write about on the Basement Buzz? Events, shoes, trends you’d like a closer look at? Leave a comment here to let us know.

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