Inspired by Rio? Get Running with These Businesses

With running events as short as 100-meters and as long as 26.2 miles in Rio, it’s hard not to find inspiration from the athletes at the Games. If you’re ready to lace up your shoes, here are five businesses that can help you start running, improve your speed or cross the line of your first marathon.

Tailwind Endurance

If you want to expand your running into training for triathlons, Tailwind Endurance offers programs for you. From training focusing on improving your marathon running skills to fun runs, classes at Tailwind can help you finish stronger and faster.

Where to find it:

143 West 72nd Street, New York, NY 10023

Charge Performance and Wellness

At Charge, improving your run doesn’t stop with outdoor training. CHARGE Your Run, a special class designed for runners, offers running-based cross-training to strengthen the lower body, core and posterior kinetic chain.

Where to find it:

928 Christian St, Philadelphia, PA 19147


No matter what your running goal is, Martise at Greenrunner will help you reach it. A former collegiate runner, Martise channels her love of running into coaching sessions to help both new runners and seasoned runners alike.

Where to find it:

6200 Buckingham Pkwy, Culver City, CA 90230

Running Evolution

Starting a running program can be intimidating, but helping new runners is Running Evolution’s specialty. From group runs for all experience levels to strength training, Running Evolution offers everything you need to get started as a runner.

Where to find it:

7210 East Green Lake Dr N, Seattle, WA 98115

Athletes’ Potential

Running is hard on the body, so it’s just as important to help yourself time to recover and improve. Athletes’ Potential in Atlanta helps runners and other athletes recover faster, allowing them to get back to form quickly through physical and cold therapy. Be sure to try out the Athlete Recovery Session to help bounce back after a tough run or race.

Where to find it:

1730 Taylor Street Northwest Atlanta, GA 30318

533 West Howard Avenue, C1 Decatur, GA 30031

Be sure to read our other blog posts about the events in Rio.

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