Group Runs

The NYC running community is as diverse, unique and inspiring as any in the world. We open our doors as a “clubhouse” to any club, crew or group who desires to host runs or events -private or public- at either of our locations.

The following weekly runs* are scheduled out of our Park Slope location:

Wednesday, 6:30pm: Brooklyn Track Club

Thursday, 7pm: Dashing Whippets 

Saturday, 9:00am: Brooklyn Track Club

Saturday, 9:30am: Badass Lady Gang

Sunday, 9:00am: Adidas Runners (Jessie Zapo)

1st Sundays, 10:30am: Trail Women BK

* All groups runs out of our shops are currently suspended due to precautionary measures related to COVID-19; please visit the respective groups’ websites (hyperlinked above) and/or social media channels to learn more about their respective missions and stories, or email us and we will be more than happy to advise based upon your preferences.

Community Spotlight

Below we provide updates, informative pieces, share news and most importantly: tell the compelling stories of runners who comprise our community. This Community Spotlight initiative was born out of a desire to share our fellow runners’ passions and achievements with the intent of inspiring others.


Community Spotlight: Coffey

One of the most powerful aspects of running is the way it brings people together and is such a binding force. Coffey, founder of DeFine New York Run Club, actor, activist, and all around genuine and warm human being, is using his platform to help steer the NYC running community to be ever more inclusive […]

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Our Commitment

On June 1, we made a number of public commitments as an organization. For reference, that entire statement is identified and included at the bottom of this update. We have been doing the requisite quiet work over the past month, and our intent was to provide an update on these commitments in the coming weeks […]

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Quarentivities with Zach Lacher

Zach Lacher’s Top 10 Quarent-ivities   1: Cook The kitchen can be one the most therapeutic places in your apartment. Wake up, make yourself a home cooked meal. Maybe even something you’ve never tried before? Just don’t start a fire!   2: Be Creative So I have no weights in my apartment, my gym is closed and […]

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How Long Do Running Shoes Last?

(Updated from the original article published in March 2016)   How long do running shoes last? It is an age-old question.  We hear it every day.  The answer typically provided by shoe retailers and manufacturers alike has been of the one-size-fits-all variety: “a typical running shoe should last 300-500 miles”.  Zzzzzzzzzz. If someone tells you your […]

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Community Spotlight: Kelly Roberts

Kelly Roberts is a Brooklyn based running coach and creator of the storytelling platform She Can & She Did, the #SportsBraSquad, an initiative redefining what strength looks like, and the Run, Selfie, Repeat podcast. What got you started running? And what keeps you going? Honestly, I was just desperate enough to start running. I was […]

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Community Spotlight: Allison Hauser

Allison’s love for Girls on the Run comes from a desire to inspire other through fitness, to engage others in healthy lifestyles and to empower young girls. Team sports have always been a part of Allison’s life, and she enjoys the camaraderie of such and is honored to help young girls build friendships and confidence, along with a love for running, through the program. Allison began volunteering for Girls on the Run NYC in 2006, and started in 2007 as a volunteer coach, and in 2012 transitioned into her current staff role as Executive Director.

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