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GLOBAL RUNNING DAY 2023: Runners are superheroes!

Runners are superheroes and they don’t even know it! Join Foot Traffic and Downtown Portland partners on June 7th, 2023, as we recognize the superhero in all of us by gathering at our SW 3rd and Taylor location for a walk and run to demonstrate the infinite power of...

How to run or walk hill repeats

Ever feel intimidated by running hills? Avoid them all together? Feel defeated when you find yourself tapped out half way up? We've got solutions! Hill repeats to the rescue! Running hills doesn't have to be your nemesis and can actually be the boost you have been...

Proprioception, fast twitch muscles, and dexterity: How to prevent falls for runners and walkers.

 Raise your hand if you've fallen when going for a run or a walk around your neighborhood or navigating trails? If you're reading this, your hand is probably high above your head right now while also distrustfully inspecting that sock over in the corner that is...

Top 5 Reasons (and solutions) for runner’s blisters!

One of the most simple elements of training can sometimes be the most painful and lead to the most disappointment. BLISTERS. I've seen blisters so bad at races that they have caused serious injuries just because it forced them to alter their stride for so long. Long...

Donate OLD shoes – Get $5 Off NEW Shoes!

Donate OLD Shoes...Get $5 off NEW Shoes! Got a closet full of old shoes? Then we've got some GREAT news for you -- we're taking shoe donations again! GET $5 OFF WHEN YOU DROP OFF SHOES IN STORE Donate OLD shoes, get NEW shoes! Mention this post and get $5 off your...

Say again?! How to pronounce SAW-CA-KNEE!

A quick video on how to pronounce Saucony!   Saucony has always been one of our favorite brands here at Foot Traffic. We often get asked, "how do you pronounce that brand, anyhow?" Well, here's a quick video of the common mispronunciations and the correct way! Click...

So what’s the big difference between intervals, tempo runs, and fartlek workouts?

INTERVALS, FARTLEKS, AND TEMPO WORKOUTS Heading out for a run or walk can be as simple as you want it to. Head out the door, progress at a pace that feels comfortable, and you're pretty much set. The beauty of the sport is often it's simplicity. But adding a little...

Still…Black Lives Matter

Time to stick together. Looting our store doesn't change where we stand I think the last thing many of you want to read or hear is another platitude regarding social justice and facing ingrained prejudice and racism in our country. In some weird way, the outpouring of...


One beautiful aspect of running and walking is its simplicity. Good socks and shoes and a good-fitting bra can take you a long way (add water bottles and a energy chews and you can go a long long way indeed!) There’s no need for a field or a court or a team of any kind. Just you and the open sidewalk.

Brands We Carry

We often have more brands that aren’t listed. Call for more info!

  • Altra
  • Asics
  • Brooks
  • Chaco
  • Hoka One One
  • Mizuno
  • New Balance
  • Nike
  • On
  • Oofos
  • Sanuk
  • Saucony
  • Topo
  • Aftershokz
  • Amphipod
  • Asics
  • Black Diamond
  • Body Glide
  • Brooks
  • Feetures
  • Hydroflask
  • Knuckle Lights
  • KT Tape
  • Manzella
  • Mizuno
  • Nathan
  • New Balance
  • NW Alpine
  • OS1st
  • Osprey
  • Penguin
  • Petzl
  • Pro-Tec
  • Road Noise
  • Rock Tape
  • Saucony
  • Silipint
  • Sofsole
  • Spenco
  • Stackhouse Athletic
  • Sugoi
  • Territory Run Co
  • Trigger Point
  • Ultimate Direction
  • Yak-trax
  • Zamst
  • 2XU
  • Another Mother Runner
  • Asics
  • Balega
  • Brooks
  • CEP Compression
  • Feetures
  • Fitsok
  • Handful Bras
  • Mizuno
  • Nike
  • New Balance
  • NW Alpine
  • Oiselle
  • Rabbit
  • Saucony
  • Smartwool
  • Sugoi
  • Territory Run Co
  • Clif Energy
  • Gu Energy
  • Hammer Nutrition
  • Honey Stinger
  • Huma Gel
  • Nuun Energy
  • Pro Bar
  • Tailwind
  • Trail Butter

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Fresh whole bean coffee collaboration with your amazing local coffee roaster, World Cup Coffee! A special dark or medium blend coffee made just for Foot Traffic and our wonderful customers. We only get a supply a couple times a year, so get them before they’re gone. Sustainable and ethical coffee beans from La minita coffee estate. GREAT gift idea! 10oz. Whole bean. Dark or light roast.

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