Portland Running Company

Oregon's Run/Walk Resource

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Welcome to Portland’s Best Running Store

At Portland Running Company we make shoe buying comfortable, professional, and fun. We offer a full field gait evaluation and connect the dots between your feet, knees, hips, and back, offer stabilizing solutions, and increase your chances of achieving your goals. Shop our extensive selection of footwear, apparel, and accessories in Beaverton, Portland, or online. We put on races, hold weekly group runs, and even sponsor our own team! Voted Portland's Best Running Store four years in a row, 2015–2018. Locally owned by northwest natives Dave & Paula Harkin. In business since 1995.


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Cross Country 2018

Cross Country 2018

Shop our XC Spikes for Fall 2018.

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Burro Racing: Sport of the Future

Burro Racing: Sport of the Future

There’s nothing more fun than hauling an ass over a pass.

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PDX Runs: Frenchman’s Bar Trail

PDX Runs: Frenchman’s Bar Trail

Like running on Sauvie Island, without the traffic!

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PRC Exclusive: Maurten Sports Drink

PRC Exclusive: Maurten Sports Drink

PRC is the first and only running store in Oregon to carry the revolutionary new Maurten sports drink from Sweden.

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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

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12 Questions: Holly Paige

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