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Kid Friendly Races and Girls on the Run- DC

Kid Friendly Races and Girls on the Run- DC

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We love running: it’s kind of our thing. Running is so easy, all you need to do is put on your shoes and go. The ease and sheer joy of running is easy to pass along to the kids in our lives. All that is required are good shoes, a good attitude, and you will have […]

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Kids Shoes and Tax Free VA Weekend

Kids Shoes and Tax Free VA Weekend

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We have shoes for your feet and did you know we also have ones for your kid’s feet? This weekend is a Tax-Free Holiday weekend in Virginia so come out to Pacers Alexandria, Clarendon, or Fairfax to have your kid’s foot sized and gait analyzed. Land the perfect pair of back to school shoes and […]

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Faces of Pacers: Alston Waller

Faces of Pacers: Alston Waller

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“Our kids didn’t know much about running until the Parkway Classic 5K, and I guess I didn’t either. As a beneficiary of the race, our Boys and Girls Club chapter started training with our board president, Mr. Matt, about seven years ago. We started with a few kids running the race. Now we have 50 […]

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Boys and Girls Club Trains for Parkway 5K

Boys and Girls Club Trains for Parkway 5K

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The Boys and Girls Club of Greater Washington may not be the obvious training hub that comes to mind when thinking of youth running, but something special is going on there. One of the perks of the Alexandria location is the opportunity for kids to train and run the George Washington Parkway Classic 5K. Matt […]

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Kids Training Tips

Kids Training Tips

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As adults, we run for different reasons. Some run for the challenge, to accomplish goals, or to lose weight; their as many reasons to run, as there are runners. We understand the physical, emotional, and psychological benefits of running, and want the young people in our lives to develop active habits for a lifetime of […]

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Kids Shoes

Kids Shoes

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Pacers Running has expanded it kid’s shoe collection this Spring.  We now have kid’s shoes available at both our Fairfax and Navy Yard locations.  Stop by either location (or request a pair be transferred to another more convenient location) to have your kid’s foot sized and gait analyzed. Shoes also available for purchase online. For […]

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How to Push Yourself as You Train While Pushing Kids In a Stroller

How to Push Yourself as You Train While Pushing Kids In a Stroller

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I recently qualified for my 3rd Marathon Olympic Trials. My preparation for this was vastly different than previous attempts, as I now have two children and have to fit my training in around taking care of them full time. Around 90% of my running these days is with the double stroller (everything except long runs […]

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Get Your Kids Moving (and Maybe Yourself in the Process)

Get Your Kids Moving (and Maybe Yourself in the Process)

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There are countless reasons why it is important to encourage kids to become and stay active. An active lifestyle truly benefits all aspects of their young lives including sleep, self-image, and interpersonal skills. It is recommended that children be active for at least 60 minutes each day. It all adds up so it can be cumulative and […]

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Jump Over To Check Out Our Line-Up of Kids’ Shoes

Jump Over To Check Out Our Line-Up of Kids’ Shoes

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We have a selection of kids’ shoes that is going to get both you and your young ones jumping. Our Pacers Fairfax location has recently added a kids’ shoe section to its already robust footwear collection.  We are now carrying kids’ shoes in three of our most popular brands with a fourth brand arriving this […]

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Hey Bigs, Bring Your Littles! Childrens’ Footwear Now at Pacers Fairfax

Hey Bigs, Bring Your Littles! Childrens’ Footwear Now at Pacers Fairfax

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Any kid will tell you, it’s no fun being left out. And, that is good reason for us to start carrying kids’ shoes.  Now at Pacers Fairfax, we are excited to announce that we have brought in a great selection of shoes for youngsters from top brands including Asics, Brooks, Saucony, and New Balance. We […]

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