Philly TriRock -10 Tips For Your Best Race!

I was one of 1500 athletes to participate in Philly’s inaugural triathlon in 2004. In 2014, when the Philly Tri (now officially a TriRock event) celebrated its 10th anniversary, I was given recognition by TriRock and local media as one of a few athletes to complete this race all 10 years. This race has become highly regarded in our city and this Saturday and Sunday marks the … [Read more...]

Boston Yoga and Pilates Series

City Sports is partnering with OMBE Center for a series of yoga and pilates classes this spring. Instructors from OMBE will be at our Back Bay location on Saturday mornings in June offering City Sports customers a wide variety of classes at all different levels. Where: City Sports Back Bay When: Saturdays @ 9:00AM, June 13th & 21st Pilates Bootcamp Join personal trainer … [Read more...]

What is Gait Analysis for runners?

Author: Tim Betz, Assistant Store Manager, Baltimore MD What is gait analysis for runners? Gait analysis is a close look at your gait—the way your feet and legs move when you take a step. After analyzing your gait, our footwear specialists can guide you to the shoes best suited for your feet. What is pronation? Pronation is how your feet cushion themselves when your body … [Read more...]

How to choose the right (or left) sock!

Author: Greg Stabile, City Sports Apparel Buyer Walk into any sporting goods or running store and you will notice an explosion in choices when it comes to socks. For such a core item that has been around for centuries, it’s hard to believe that there has been so much innovation just in the last few years. In the world of highly technical, performance running socks, change … [Read more...]

Best Running Routes – NYC

Author: Elizabeth deSimas Schuellein, Store Manager, City Sports 48th Street, NYC Central Park Central Park is accessible from the Upper East and West sides of Manhattan. We use the park on each of our Run Club evenings here at 48th Street! Its flexibility is amazing. You can run a 3 mile loop, 5 miles or keep chugging for 18. The run to and from the store via 6th Avenue … [Read more...]