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10:00AM – 6:00PM

Tuesday
10:00AM – 6:00PM

Wednesday
10:00AM – 8:00PM

Thursday
10:00AM – 8:00PM

Friday
10:00AM – 8:00PM

Saturday
10:00AM – 6:00PM

Sunday
11:00AM – 5:00PM

Your Comfort & Confidence Begin Here!

Are you tired of the limited knowledge base, inconsistent service, and overall atmosphere of a Big-Box store? Are you in search for the personalized, hands-on experience that you deserve when shopping for your walking, running, and fitness needs?  Look no further.  At A Running Start, you will experience passion, energy, and enthusiasm like none other, all of which happens daily at your local running specialty store!

When you step through our doors, you will be immediately greeted with a warm welcome and big smiles.  Our goal is to create an at-home feel for you that is familiar and comfortable. Your personalized service does not require an appointment, and our staff will take as much time as you need in order to have you feeling excited and confident upon leaving our store.  No transaction is final until you are completely satisfied as we stand by our products and services.  Building a relationship with you is a crucial part of our business, further strengthening the sense of community.  This is the essence of shopping local, so come on in and experience why A Running Start was voted as one of the ‘Top 50′ running stores in America!

Exciting News and Merchandise Specials


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Recent News

2nd Tuesday PJ Welihan's Pub Runs!!

2nd Tuesday PJ Welihan's Pub Runs!!

Details Like good beer? Crave great wings? Dabble in some running?? Well, we definitely do! [Read More]
ARS - Corps Fitness: Functional Running Strength Series!!

ARS - Corps Fitness: Functional Running Strength Series!!

ARS has officially partnered with Corps Fitness!  This is an exciting opportunity for both local bus[Read More]
Thursday Night Track Club!!

Thursday Night Track Club!!

Thursday night track workouts run from the beginning of April (April 14th, 2017) through the end of [Read More]

Local Events

July 1, 2017
  • Saturday Morning Run Group

    Starts: 9:00 am
    Ends: 11:00 am



    Description:

    Saturday Morning Run Group, all paces welcomed!
    Check out our Facebook for more details!

July 8, 2017
  • Saturday Morning Run Group

    Starts: 9:00 am
    Ends: 11:00 am



    Description:

    Saturday Morning Run Group, all paces welcomed!
    Check out our Facebook for more details!

July 15, 2017
  • Saturday Morning Run Group

    Starts: 9:00 am
    Ends: 11:00 am



    Description:

    Saturday Morning Run Group, all paces welcomed!
    Check out our Facebook for more details!

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Our Hours

Monday
10:00AM – 6:00PM
Tuesday
10:00AM – 6:00PM
Wednesday
10:00AM – 8:00PM
Thursday
10:00AM – 8:00PM
Friday
10:00AM – 8:00PM
Saturday
10:00AM – 6:00PM
Sunday
11:00AM – 5:00PM

Our Location

705 Penn Avenue 
West Reading, PA 19611
610.320.9097

Our Hours

Monday
10:00AM-6:00PM

Tuesday
10:00AM-6:00PM

Wednesday
10:00AM-8:00PM

Thursday
10:00AM-8:00PM

Friday
10:00AM-8:00PM

Saturday
10:00AM-6:00PM

Sunday
11:00AM-5:00PM

Our Location

705 Penn Avenue
West Reading, PA 19611
610.320.9097

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Personalized Service

Personalized Service
Discover the difference that sets us apart!

Custom Fitting

Custom Fitting
The right shoe or sports bra can make all the difference!

Products and Services

Products
The latest cutting-edge shoes and products!

Community Involvement

Community Involvement
Supporting track athletes and sponsoring local events!

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