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Some 27,000 people voted, Willamette Week tallied the votes, and we won!

For the second year running (and walking) the people have selected PRC as Portland's Best Running Store. 

Thank you to everyone who supported us in WW's Best of Portland poll.

We are very proud, and we couldn't have done it without you!

News and Reviews

The latest events we're buzzing about at Portland Running Company.

Inside Information

Product features, training tips, and special offers from PRC.

Garmin VivosmartHR+

Garmin VivosmartHR+

The new all-in-one VivosmartHR+ has the unobtrusive design of an activity tracker you could wear all day and the features of a GPS running watch.

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Milo McIver State Park: Clackamas County’s Dreamland

Milo McIver State Park: Clackamas County’s Dreamland

This was the site of the famous Vortex I state-sponsored rock festival in 1970.

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PDX Runs: Wapato Access Greenway

PDX Runs: Wapato Access Greenway

This gem of a trail takes you through several different types of wildlife-rich habitats.

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Zero to Hero in 200 Miles: Your Guide to Killing It at Hood to Coast

Zero to Hero in 200 Miles: Your Guide to Killing It at Hood to Coast

Some basic know-how can help you avoid the most common mistakes when competing in the Hood to Coast relay.

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Spike Up for XC at PRC

Spike Up for XC at PRC

PRC offers student athletes 15% off cross-country spikes and trainers during the 2016 XC season.

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Running in the Heat

Running in the Heat

Here are three basic rules to help you beat the heat: Hydrate, adjust your pace, and cover your face.

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I have more fun during Run With Paula Events than any others I have done so far.

Amanda Stanley

A running store in Portland can be intimidating; Katey did great defusing that.

Paul Cameron

They made a huge fuss over me. Best customer service I’ve had all year!

Michael Ratliff

They treat each customer with dignity, regardless of goals or fitness level.

Thomas Palmer

I love this store! Thanks for the help, friendly atmosphere, sales, and events.

Abby Lange Morton

First 5k great experience! So glad to be a part of it and can’t wait until my next race.

DivaVal Kellogg

Thank you for fitting my beginner runner feet. I love the option I chose.

Christina Peterson

Great store, knowledgeable staff and amazing running group!

Kyle Charlson

The man that helped me…was great. I’ll be coming back to PRC for future shoes.

Krista Montez

Thank you for partnering with Liberty Fit. My son came home just beaming.

Katherine Forbes

  • Amanda Stanley
  • Paul Cameron
  • Michael Ratliff
  • Thomas Palmer
  • Abby Morton
  • DivaVal Kellogg
  • Christina Peterson
  • Kyle Charlson
  • Krista Montez
  • Katherine Forbes

Our Community

Meet our staff members, team members, and friends of PRC

12 Questions: Connor Wilson

12 Questions: Connor Wilson

Scott Fauble Fanboy

  • Sneezing Freely 100%
12 Questions: Larry Julson

12 Questions: Larry Julson

Footwear Category Manager

  • Knowing the Futures 100%
12 Questions: Riley Wattier
  • Keeping an Even Keel 100%
12 Questions: Brent MacDermot

12 Questions: Brent MacDermot

Coach, Teacher, Uncle

  • Mellowing the Weekend Vibe 100%
12 Questions: Alison Modafferi

12 Questions: Alison Modafferi

Aspiring Mini Driver

  • Trailblazing 100%
12 Questions: Jessie Rubin
  • Going Nowhere (Fast!) 100%
12 Questions: Chad Linnerooth
  • Being In Tents 110%
12 Questions: Alex Mangan

12 Questions: Alex Mangan

Tennis the Menace

  • Painting the Corners 21%
12 Questions: Kerri Lyons
  • X-Ray Vision 100%
12 Questions: Dylan Crawshaw

12 Questions: Dylan Crawshaw

Returns Processor

  • Making Up Defects So We Get Refunded 100%
  • Damaging Perfectly Good Products So We Get Refunded 100%
12 Questions: Amelia Bryan

12 Questions: Amelia Bryan

"That" Restaurant Customer

  • Grilling Servers 100%
12 Questions: Paul Brisentine
  • Cultivating Personal Growth 100%
12 Questions: Dylan Dougherty

12 Questions: Dylan Dougherty

Beaverton Store Manager

  • Issuing Demerits 100%
  • Scheduling Conflicts 100%
Twelve Questions: Katey Angel

Twelve Questions: Katey Angel

Portland Original

  • Laying Down the Bass Line 100%
  • Laying It Down on the Roads 100%
12 Questions: Corey Mehl

12 Questions: Corey Mehl

Minister of Sport

  • Eating Quorn 50%
  • Listening to Korn 93%
12 Questions: Ryan Heal

12 Questions: Ryan Heal

D.A.D. (Global)

  • Making PRC Y3K Compliant 110%
12 Questions: Brittany Long
  • Making Lifestyle Adjustments 100%
12 Questions: Henry Richenstein
  • Skiing in jorts. 80%
12 Questions: Hayley Ney

12 Questions: Hayley Ney

Bye-Bye-Buyer

  • Being N Sync with the Latest Trends 100%
  • Lighting a Fire under the IT Dept. 100%
12 Questions: Bobby Olivera
  • Working Out the Kinks 90%
12 Questions: Ryan Baxter

12 Questions: Ryan Baxter

Cager-turned-grappler

  • Taking the Rock to the Rack 50%
  • The Rock Bottom 100%
12 Questions: Andrew Bennison

12 Questions: Andrew Bennison

Shoeslinger, Lawyer-to-be

  • Rolling Deep 100%
I Am PRC: Katherine Dutton Tomlinson

I Am PRC: Katherine Dutton Tomlinson

PRC Race Team Inspiration

  • Toughness 100%
I Am PRC (and NAZ Elite): Scott Fauble
  • Blogging It Out 100%
  • Locating Burritos 100%
I Am PRC: “Queen” Kate Novakovich
  • Sass 100%
I Am PRC: Carol Craig

I Am PRC: Carol Craig

Top Race Volunteer

  • Showing Up 100%
I Am (Was) PRC: Jim Ney

I Am (Was) PRC: Jim Ney

PRC Rock Star, Emeritus

  • Get Off My Lawn 90%
I Am PRC: Dominique Lopez-Stickney
  • Eating Her Greens 100%

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