The NYC running community is as diverse, unique and inspiring as any in the world. It is here we tell the compelling stories of runners who comprise that community. Our Community Spotlight initiative was born out of a desire to share our fellow runners’ passions and achievements with the intent of inspiring others.


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 this inquiry every day in our shop.  The answer most often found in articles or from shoe retailers and even the manufacturers alike has been of the one-size-fits-all variety: “a typical running […]

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Community Spotlight: Candice Huffine

Model, designer, and body activist Candice Huffine is no stranger to the limelight, but a newfound passion for running has allowed her to find her voice outside of the fashion world. Candice, who was motivated to share her own running journey, founded the online community, Project Start. Through Candice’s efforts, what began social media campaign has brought together thousands of veteran and new runners alike to share their stories, encouraging all women to just start!

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Community Spotlight: Sara Hunninghake

Sara Hunninghake is the Community Manager at Finish Line Physical Therapy and a licensed massage therapist. She graduated from the LMT program at the Swedish Institute, and is also recognized as a Fellow of Applied Functional Science from the Gray Institute. Prior to joining the FLPT staff in 2011, Sara worked in a media operations role […]

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