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WELCOME TO RUN4IT ABERDEEN
Inspiring people to improve their fitness, health and wellbeing through running.
At Run4It we see running as a force for good, an accessible sport capable of inspiring people from all walks of life to feel and be their best and achieve great things.
Our teams, both in the shops and online, aim to help runners of all levels and interests improve their running experience, through providing the best possible range of products, coupled with great customer service.
Run4It Aberdeen is no exception and since opening in 2004, has helped thousands of runners to find their running shoes, while creating lasting links with the local running and fitness community. Thanks to support from within our local community, we have won awards at the National Running Awards for the past 5 years, in both the Customer Service and Independent Retailer categories.
When it comes to gear, we’ve got you covered! We stock an extensive range of road and trail running shoes from leading and emerging brands including adidas, Altra, ASICS, Brooks, HOKA, Inov8, New Balance, Nike, Salomon & Saucony. To accompany our footwear range, we have a great range of running clothing that ticks all the boxes for comfort, performance and style, together with a wide variety of running accessories including GPS watches, headphones, nutrition, socks, hats, gloves, and more. Brands including Ronhill, Nike & 2XU make up our clothing range, whilst others including AfterShokz, Goodr, Garmin, Hilly, Feetures, Petzl, Ronhill and Torq make up our accessories range.
We offer a free video analysis and shoe fitting service called +runlab in-store and can guide you on which running shoes are best suited to your needs and goals. To save you waiting, we recommend booking an appointment for our +runlab service online at run4it.com/book.
Our friendly and helpful team have a wealth of knowledge on all things running, but also have keen interests outside of running, including Biomedical Technology, Law, Medicine and Physiotherapy. You can contact the shop on 01224 594400 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Keep an eye on our Facebook page: facebook.com/pg/Run4ItAberdeen/events for news of our social Takeover runs and special events. All Run Club participants must be over the age of 18 and must complete the Run Club Registration Agreement before attending Run Club Events. Please click here to complete the form.
We look forward to seeing you!
Customer satisfaction is extremely important to us and we'd love your feedback on our products and service, to hear what's working and how we can do better.
Amber joined the Run4It team in June 2023 after moving to Aberdeen. She started running for her local athletics club as a kid and for the Humberside and South Yorkshire Army Cadet Force as a teen, racing cross country. After an injury, Amber had to put her running shoes aside for a while and sought solace in other outdoor pursuits. However, Amber has recently rediscovered her love for running and is excited to use trail running to explore Scotland. Outside of work, Amber can also be found hiking up mountains and climbing big rocks and is looking forward to climbing some Munros.
Nick is old. Very old. So old in fact that no one can quite remember how and when he started running. All they know is he always has! There are rumours and vague recollections that it may have been sometime between his 8th and 10th birthdays. Suffice to say he is still soldiering on. Over the years he has performed on the road and cross country to a respectable club standard and unlike a good wine has not got better with age. Fortune favours the persistent however and in recent years he has amassed 12 Scottish Championship medals, of varying hues, in the Super Vet Category. These have included the East XC Champs, Master National XC Champs, 10k Road Champs plus road and XC relays. Every year gets a little harder with a new influx of oldies but with 1 year still in this age band the opportunity is there to add one or two more.
Luke is currently studying Medicine at the University of Aberdeen. He runs with the university athletics club and combines this with road cycling. You can usually find Luke on the wattbike at ASV suffering tremendously just for the love of it.
Beth is currently studying Sports Science at the University of Aberdeen. She is part of the university athletics club sprints squad and enjoys a short and sweet 100m sprint down the home straight, when not at the track you can often find her in the gym "enjoying" a good workout. Beth also enjoys going for walks with her family and aims to climb every Munro in Scotland one day.
Lucy is currently finishing her fourth year of geology at the university of Aberdeen and is about to begin her masters in soul science there. She swims competitively. And is president of the university swim and water polo team. She enjoys running as part of her triathlon training and is often found eyeing up which pair of trainers she wants to add to her collection.
Grace is a keen athlete usually found flinging herself over bars using big sticks or lifting weights in the gym. She specialises in the pole vault and is currently Scottish senior bronze medallist and U20 silver medallist but striving for the gold one day. She has pretty much tried every event in athletics, except throwing, unless you think a 2.95m shot put personal best counts. Grace is currently studying Sport and Exercise science at the University of Aberdeen. Alongside university, training and work she enjoys sharing her love for sport and athletics through coaching youngsters.
One of Aberdeen’s top clubs, Metro have had a close relationship with Run4It since 2004 and we are particularly proud of this. The store supports the annual winter 3k series on the beach boulevard and many staff members are also club members. Growing from strength to strength each year, the club caters for a wide range of abilities and has some great training and coaching available.
Stonehaven Running Club are a very friendly and sociable group of runners welcoming people from all backgrounds and abilities. Whether you want to race or not, SRC will help you to structure your training to help runners achieve their goals. They run sessions and group runs multiple times a week. For more information check out their website.
Group running sessions, personal coaching and training camps organised by Fraser Clyne and Robbie Simpson. With over 40 years of competitive running experience covering road, track, trail and mountain running from 3km to 100km we can help you get the most out of your training and enjoy a variety of terrains and sessions. Our training sessions take place around Aberdeen with a UKA qualified coach and are open to all abilities.
Located in Aberdeen, The Fit Like Joggers provide a great opportunity to begin your running journey. You never know where it might lead you... Fit Like Joggers run a Couch to 5k programme, starting in January and August of each year, as well as organising 11 further runs a week, at varying paces between 5k and 8k. Each run has a leader and tail runner, and provides a sociable, relaxed, and free running environment for runners of all abilities.
There are numerous lcoal jogscotland groups in Aberdeen. Visit the jogscotland website to search for your nearest group and beome a member.
James is a private physiotherapist working at SPEAR Physiotherapy based at Aberdeen Sports Village. A friend of the shop and a highly regarded sports physiotherapist who’s mission is to provide the tools for individuals to optimally manage their bodies to achieve their goals. "Your goal is my goal."
A modern club offering the top facilities, services and wellbeing experts so that you can enjoy an exceptional fitness experience.
Hosted annually in late April, Run Balmoral is a spectacular weekend and festival of running offering Junior races and the ever popular 5K & 10K on the Saturday, followed by the Duathlon and Trail Races (3 Miles or 15 Miles) on the Sunday. Not to mention the notorious Devil O Deeside (see website for details)!
Taking place annually in May, this family-friendly Inverurie running event consists of a Half Marathon, 10K, 5K & Junior run. Give it a try!
Organised by Stonehaven Running Club, this annual multi-terrain half marathon is held in the beautiful countryside around Stonehaven and takes place on the first Sunday in July.
The Illuminator Night Trail Race takes place in Glen Tanar on the last Saturday in October!
Take on the 8K, 15K or 15 Mile trail route through the stunning Glen Tanar forest, with just the glow of your head torch to lead the way.
We are often told that the difference between us and other shops is our people. We think they are just the best. Each team member goes through a period of induction, training and assessment no matter what the job is. Over the years we have invested a load not just in the training but also in ensuring that we are giving the team the very best possible terms and conditions we can – it’s even written down in our business values.