Running with the Garage Girls

Running with the Garage Girls

About five years ago I was looking for a running group to train with for a half marathon. I stumbled upon a new running store in Annapolis, MD, Charm City Run.  At the time, I was simply excited to have a focused group to train with for a particular race.  Little did I know that what I had signed up for would lead to the creation of amazing friendships! 

Our Running and Racing Goals for 2017

Our Running and Racing Goals for 2017

Happy 2017! We are excited for another year filled with walking, running, racing and reaching goals together. Our staff set a few running and racing goals for the coming year. We hope these inspire you to set your own; we are excited to help you reach new finish lines, run more miles and enjoy walks with friends and family. So let us know what you what to achieve this year! Share your own running and racing goals for 2017 with us in the comments below!

The Holiday Gift Guide for the First-Time Runner

The Holiday Gift Guide for the First-Time Runner

So your cousin proudly announced at Thanksgiving that he wants to run his first race after the New Year. Or maybe your mom has taken up daily morning runs on the gym treadmill. You now have the perfect reason to gift something running related that will excite your loved ones this holiday season. Fear not if you don’t know where to start, we have eight great ideas for you to wrap with a shiny bow.

Pace the Nation Podcast (A stop on Josh's Press Tour)

Pace the Nation Podcast (A stop on Josh's Press Tour)

Looking for a new podcast to listen to on your commute or long runs? Check out Pace the Nation, the podcast brought to you by Chris Farley, the owner of Pacers in Washington, DC, and his team! We're particularly partial their most recent episode, where Josh chats about Charm City Run and Pacers' history and how it feels to be the Top Running Store of 2016.

6 Tried-and-True Tips for Running in the Cold

6 Tried-and-True Tips for Running in the Cold

Well it finally happened. It got cold. After running in shorts and short sleeves for months, it’s finally time to break out the leggings and quarter zip jackets. It’s the holiday season, when it’s harder than ever to motivate yourself to climb out from under the warm, fleece blankets covering your bed and layer up to keep comfortable during a chilly, winter run. However, it can also be the time for glorious runs through the snow and neighborhoods lit up with decorations if you prepare yourself well for the conditions.