January 24th, 2017
Come join us on Friday, March 17th at 6pm, for our 4th annual St. Paddy's Pub Run, co-sponsored by A Running Start, Saucony, The Barley Mow, and PJ's Athletic Club! This is NOT a race! It's only a fun run around beautiful Wyomissing, mainly incorporating the Wyomissing Trail System. Event Details: There is a $5 Buy-In for event participation, and the FIRST 125 runners to sign up receive a limited edition pint glass! All we expect is your best St. Paddy's attire! (Competition for best St. Paddy's attire) - Craft beer pilsner voucher from A Running Start to be redeemed at The Barley Mow Craft Beer House post-run for RUN PARTICIPANTS ONLY! - Yummy snacks from some of our favorite Restaurants! (Updates and details to come!) - We will have Saucony Demo shoes for the run and other fun Saucony swag will be provided! - Stellar discounts on Saucony shoes! - Follow us on Facebook for Updates & Details! Come one, come all! Please spread the word and kick off your St. Paddy's weekend in the best fashion known to man! 🙂 May the luck of the Irish always be with you! Purchase your ticket HERE! Online registration closes on Sunday, March 12th. You can buy your ticket up until the event starts on Friday, March 17th IN-STORE!
December 21st, 2016
ARS has officially partnered with Corps Fitness! This is an exciting opportunity for both local businesses to help expand their presence in the community and provide new programs that benefit everyone. Starting Tuesday, February 7th, our Functional Running Strength series kicks off at Corps Fitness! Time: 6:30pm Frequency: Every Tuesday evening Cost: $10 Drop-In or 10 class punch card for $90 Benefits: This class will be designed specifically for runners in order to improve overall functional strength, muscular and postural imbalances, and running economy when it comes to performance. If interested or in need of more details, please call ARS at 610-320-9097 and speak with Joel. For more details on what Corps Fitness is all about, please see below! Corps Fitness
November 29th, 2016
We are so honored to have been voted in as a 2016 Top 50 Running Store in the U.S.! Our community and customer base is second to none, and we thank all that have been a part of our special journey since opening in 2004. With much gratitude and appreciation - A Running Start Staff
October 27th, 2016
Thursday Night Run Club is BACK! We will have our running club EVERY THURSDAY starting at 6pm! This will go until the 2nd week of April (Trooper Thorns/Track Club starts). Meet at the store around 6pm and our very own Mike Stainslaw will be our fearless CRO(Chief Running Officer) in command! This is a very informal gathering of ALL PACES/ALL DISTANCES/ALL LEVELS! ONE RULE is that you come prepared to night run! Once a month, we will be getting a product rep to come out and will do an in-house light bite and happy hour! For now, plan on post-run grub at Nonna Alby's with a FREE MILLER LITE for each run participant! Our store is open until 8PM on Thursdays so feel free to come in and hang out before and after the run!