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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Jake Stout: Marathon Strong

Jake Stout: Marathon Strong

Combine resistance training and endurance training to improve your durability.

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PDX Runs: Lacamas Creek

PDX Runs: Lacamas Creek

Peaceful, streamside miles in downtown Camas.

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Running the West Highland Way

Running the West Highland Way

For a great running vacation, consider 96 miles on Scotland’s bonny West Highland Way.

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PDX Runs: Whipple Creek

PDX Runs: Whipple Creek

Whipple Creek Park has a deep-woods feel and easy-to-run trails.

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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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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
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  • Thomas Palmer
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Our Community

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

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12 Questions: Matt Welch

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12 Questions: Meggie Karp

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12 Questions: Michael Biedebach

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12 Questions: Adam Kiff

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12 Questions: Danny Martinez

12 Questions: Danny Martinez

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