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How to Layer Properly When Running

 You know what they say about Michigan weather: If you don’t like it, just wait a few minutes! It’s true, the weather around here can be pretty darn unpredictable, so running in it definitely take...

Pro Tips from a Major Marathoner

All your hard work is about to pay off! Soon, you’ll be running your first marathon. If you’re nervous, don’t worry – you’re not alone. Major events like this are exciting, but can also be intimi...

Track & Field Staff Highlights

As we kick-off Spring Running and Track & Field season, we couldn't help but recognize our superstar Gazelle Sports staff who are track & field coaches or runners. Our team at Gazelle Sport...

Do You Need Trail Running Shoes?

Thinking of putting in some miles off road but not sure if you should make room in your closet for yet another pair of running shoes specifically for trails? Well, consider this: just as you would...

Trail Etiquette: Off-Road Running Rules

Surrounded by nature and beautiful views, hitting the trails is one of the best ways to get outside and get in a great workout, or give your fitness routine a boost. However, the path you choose t...

Trail Running and Walking 101

Want to try trail running, but not exactly sure where to begin? Or maybe you’re looking for a fun and easily accessible hike the whole family can enjoy. Well, consider this your Head of Trails! We...

Some of our favorite running routes

We wanted to share some of our favorite running routes with you! Please remember to practice social distancing while you run by staying six feet away from other runners. Click the maps to see the ...

The short answer is yes. But the long answer is no, and you better not be using just one pair! Is there an ideal number of shoes you should have? That’s not for me to say, but I believe there is a ...

AED in Every Store

Ted’s heart stopped beating in 2019. CPR and an AED saved his life. Ted Kushion: Former Gazelle Sports Shoe Buyer and our favorite Mizuno rep! For a heart-stopping (pun intended!) 15 minutes, Ted...

February is Black History Month, and we’re taking this time to reflect on the history of running Jesse Owens | Getty Images February is Black History Month, and we’re taking this time to reflect o...

Message from our CEO

Message from Gazelle Sports CEO At Gazelle Sports it’s common to start a day or a meeting sharing what we are grateful for. We share the big gratitudes and the little ones; from sunrises and warm ...

Staff Expert Series: Foam Rolling

This week, we are talking about Foam Rolling with Chris Spyke, Gazelle Sports Grand Rapids Assistant Store Manager. Chris will walk us through the benefits of foam rolling, showcase a few different...

Dear Friends of Gazelle Sports, These last few weeks have been trying for all of us. As many of you know, our stores are closed, however, we have an amazing team of staff ...

Elite 3200 Recap

For the first time in Elite Series history, the Gazelle Sports Elite 3200 took place as part of the GVSU Big Meet, featuring top collegiate athletes and programs from across the midwest and the c...

I feel blessed. Not because I have a business that has existed for 34 years, but because the wonderful mix of relationships and spirit that lives within Gazelle Sports.Most days I experience an en...

The Importance of Having Your Athletic Sneakers Fitted

I may be almost halfway through my pregnancy, but that doesn’t mean I’m not still exercising! I try to work out five to six days a week and practice a combination of weightlifting and cardio. Card...

The importance of shoe rotation

Two really is better than one. This far into your training, we’re hoping you’ve been fitted for a pair of running shoes specific to your needs, and you’ve been running in them pain-free and succes...

Running the Salt Flats with Asics

One of the many perks of my job are the amazing shoe brands I get to meet along the way. Not sure if you saw my post from this past December where I got to hangout with New Balance in Boston - cli...

10 Reasons to run Vine Wine'd Trail Run

Fenn Valley Vine Wine’d is the hidden gem of fall trail events. Not only do you get a glass of wine and great party after the race, but the chance to run on the trails through the vineyard in Octo...

What you need to know about XC Spikes Shop XC Spikes > The do's and don'ts of XC spikes. Why do I need XC spikes? Cross country spikes are an essential for every athlete looking to perform thei...