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FOR ALL PEOPLE
WHO RUN.

LOCAL • INDEPENDENT • RUNNING SPECIALISTS

 

excelsior

PHONE
952-470-5444

LOCATION
218 Water St.
Excelsior, MN 55331

HOURS
Mon-Thurs  10 am - 7 pm
Fri-Sat  10 am - 6 pm
Sunday . Noon - 4 pm

minneapolis

PHONE
(612) 920-7386

LOCATION
Calhoun Village
3252 W. Lake Street
Minneapolis, MN 55416

HOURS
Monday . Noon - 8 PM
Tues-Fri 10 am - 6 pm
Saturday . 10 am - 5 pm
Sunday . noon - 4 pm

About

 
 

Tell us about your running

It starts with a conversation. We want to understand how you move. Whether you’re training for a marathon or just trying to be more active. We’ll take the time to learn about how you will be running or walking. We’ll take the time to ensure that you get the correct fit.

Our store is independent and locally owned, featuring shoes, apparel and accessories from the best brands in running. Come in today for a professional fitting from one of our running specialists.

You can expect expert advice and great service. Meet a friend for a run, fill your water bottle or discover a new running route. We're here to make your run better.

 
 

THE BEST BRANDS IN RUNNING

We're proud to carry shoes, apparel and accessories from the best brands in running.

 

ALTRA

ASICS

BALEGA

BODY GLIDE

BROOKS

CLIF

FEETURES

FITSOK

GU

HOKA ONE ONE

MCDAVID

MIZUNO

NATHAN

NUUN

NEW BALANCE

OISELLE

ROCK TAPE

ROLL RECOVERY

SAUCONY

SQUIRREL'S NUT BUTTER

COMMUNITY

We're all in this together. Connect with others for easy runs, training and social events.

GROUP RUNS FROM THE STORE

The Monday Night Run
Casual group run followed by social time at the Calhoun Village location.. Run starts at 6 PM every Monday. Various paces and distances. All are welcome.

Excelsior Group Runs Coming Soon
Free weekly group runs from the Excelsior store will start in spring, 2019. Use the Contact form to let us know the best days & times for you!

We’d Love to Host Your Group
Contact us if your running group would like to use either store as your base camp. We’re happy to open early so that your runners can use bathrooms, changing rooms, fill water bottles before the run. Just give us a heads up to let us know when to expect you!

 

 

community events

Big Island & Back

We’re excited to be a part of this great event, hosted by Excelsior Brewing Company! Join us to ski, snowshoe or bike on Lake Minnetonka. Saturday, February 9th. Followed by an after party at Excelsior Brewing. Proceeds from the event benefit the ICA Foodshelf and the Freshwater Society.

More information & Registration

Bridgewater Bank Luck O’ the Lake 5K

We’re proud to sponsor the 7th Annual Bridgewater Bank Luck o' the Lake 5K Fun Run and 1 Mile. The events will be held on the beautiful streets of downtown Excelsior and through the streets of Greenwood on Saturday, March 16, 2019.

Scenic route along the shores of Lake Minnetonka.

You’ll finish up with an Excelsior St. Paddy's Day Celebration! The 1 mile starts at 9:00am and the 5k starts at 9:30am.

More Information & Registration

Minneapolis RuNNING ROUTES

Plan a great run from the store. Be sure to check in before you head out on the run, or stop by afterward to tell us how it went.

Download FastZach to create your own routes. For "Route start", just enter "The Lakes Running Company".

Bde Maka Ska - 3.77 Mile

Bde Maka Ska + Harriet - 7.5 Mile

3 Lakes - 10.22 Mile

3 Lakes to Bunny - 15.3 Mile

Midtown Greenway - Out & Back 5K

Cedar Lake 5K

Lake of the Isles + Bde Maka Ska

Lake of the Isles

Cedar Lake Loop

4 Lakes (around Nokomis) Long Run

Contact Us

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