2013 Award Winner: BEST Athletic Wear (Runner-Up)

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Marathon Sports

Nominated for: BEST Athletic Wear

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Marathon Sports has four locations: Cambridge, Boston, Wellesley, and Brookline. The store is completely geared around runners. It carries light racing shoes, cross trainers, and hard-to-find stabilizing shoes. The staff is trained to watch customers walk and jog to suggest different model sneakers. Whether you accept their advice or not, the personal attention and outstanding inventory makes this a great place to for serious runners. Store hours vary, but most are open 10:30AM to 6 or 7 PM. The website is really helpful, so check your location's hours if you are trying to head there after work. You may be cutting it close.

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18 Tips from Voters

Taina B. on July 23, 2013

#1 in Boston!

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Rob G. on July 25, 2012

go there and get fitted, you won't regret it!

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Joshua G. on June 13, 2012

Best running shop(s) in the metro area; really support the sport and the participants by giving back to the community and helping it grow

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Robin V. on June 13, 2012

great place to shop

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MThaiGuy on June 12, 2012

Get the shoes you need that fit your running style

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Lauren L. on June 9, 2012

How doesn't love a free shoe fitting?

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Chris M. on July 12, 2011

Friendly place for runners.

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Eric R. on July 12, 2011

The people here know their stuff, don't be afraid to ask questions!

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KAC on July 9, 2011

....only carry top quality products and the folks working here KNOW WHAT THEY are talking about. Each person is EDUCATED and experienced.

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Mithu L. on July 5, 2011

This is where I always shop. The people are friendly & know what they're talking about and the gear is great. Plus, I get a discount here too...no, I don't work for them.

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