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Run4It Shops

Aberdeen

Aberdeen

About our Shop

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.

 

+runlab

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.

 

The Team

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 aberdeen@run4it.com.

 

Run4It Run Club Aberdeen

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!

Find us!

21 Holburn Street

Aberdeen

AB10 6BS

Contact us
aberdeen@run4it.com 01224 594400
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Opening Times

Day Opens Closes
Monday 9:00am 5:30pm
Tuesday 9:00am 5:30pm
Wednesday 9:00am 5:30pm
Thursday 9:30am 6:00pm
Friday 9:00am 5:30pm
Saturday 9:00am 5:30pm
Sunday 11:00am 5:00pm

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Meet the team

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Amber Hemingway
Shop Manager

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.

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Rachell Gillies
Assistant Manager

Rachel joined Run4It in April 2022 with the Inverness team before moving to the Aberdeen team. She has just graduated with a degree in Sport and Exercise Science from the University of Aberdeen. Rachel has been competing in track and cross country races for over 10 years since she joined her local athletics club. She has more recently focused on road racing where she has found a love for racing longer distances from 5k up to half marathon and hopes to step up to the marathon in the future!

 

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Nick Milovsorov
Team Member

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.

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Ryan Snook
Team Member

Ryan's running journey started at 15 when he signed up for the local athletics club to complete his sports section of his silver Duke of Edinburgh Award, finding a love for middle distance runs like a 5k. Ryan is still trying to better his PB of 23 minutes and will probably try for a long time. You can normally find Ryan either covered in chalk at the local bouldering gym or enjoying the view from the top of a Tor his hiked up solving a Rubik's cube.

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Luke Nelson
Team Member

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.

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Beth Douglas
Team Member

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.

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Lucy Kerr
Team Member

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.

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Maisie Ballantyne
Team Member

Maisie is currently a second year student at Robert Gordon University. She has been running since the age of 12 and found herself transitioning to triathlon soon after. And before she knew it found herself competing in the GB age group team at Ibiza multisport world championships 2023 finishing 5th in her age group. 

 

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Rebecca Gallagher-Parker
Team Member

Rebecca is currently studying Sport Science at the University of Aberdeen and runs with the university athletics team. She enjoys a fast interval session on the track as well as a slow long run around the city. Having just completed her first marathon and thoroughly enjoying it she is eager to do more. Rebecca can normally be found in ASV running in circles or eating her body weight in pasta.

 

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Ava Wilkinson
Team Member

Ava joined the Run4It team in May 2024 after finishing her final year at school. Ava’s love for running, team sports, and fitness came from her love of PE and being a part of netball team’s throughout her school years. Ava has recently moved from running for fun, with her Golden Retriever Winnie, to training for the Scottish Half Marathon. Ava enjoys working towards a goal and has a strong sense of achievement when she runs further and faster than before, however will always find an opportunity for a sweet treat. Ava loves to travel and will never miss an opportunity to explore a new city through a morning run.

 

Our Local Community

Running clubs & partners

Metro Aberdeen Generated with Avocode. Generated with Avocode.

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.

metroaberdeen.co.uk

facebook.com/MetroAberdeenRC

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Aberdeen’s premiere track and field club, also with a strong road running history, are based out of the Aberdeen Sports Village and utilise the world-class facilities on offer. They cater for all ages and run a strong junior training program.

aberdeenaac.co.uk

facebook.com/AberdeenAAC

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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.

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Hidden Peak Running Club Generated with Avocode. Generated with Avocode.

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.

hiddenpeakrunning.com

facebook.com/hiddenpeakrunning

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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.

fitlikejoggers.com

facebook.com/groups/544749059007353

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There are numerous lcoal jogscotland groups in Aberdeen. Visit the jogscotland website to search for your nearest group and beome a member.

jogscotland.org.uk/joggers/find-your-nearest-jog-group

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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."

spearphysiotherapy.co.uk

Nuffield Health Aberdeen Generated with Avocode. Generated with Avocode.

A modern club offering the top facilities, services and wellbeing experts so that you can enjoy an exceptional fitness experience.

nuffieldhealth.com/gyms/aberdeen

Working together

Supported events

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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)!

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Taking place annually in May, this family-friendly Inverurie running event consists of a Half Marathon, 10K, 5K & Junior run. Give it a try!

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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.

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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.

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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.

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