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The Berkeley Running Company is proud to be Wisconsin's premier running and walking specialty store!

Berkeley Running Company

Our Store Hours

Weekdays: 10 AM - 8 PM
Saturdays: 10 AM - 7 PM
Sundays: 10 AM - 6 PM

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The Berkeley Fit-Track

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Berkeley Group Runs!

Featured Group Run: Beginner's Group
Tuesdays @ 5:30 p.m.

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Join Paige for our Beginner's Running Group for a shorter evening run after work on Tuesdays. The group is open to runners of all levels, and leaves from Berkeley at 5:30pm.


A New Running Adventure Blog!

Our great friend Crystal Nipp has kept us entertained and inspired with her honest, self-deprecating and hilarious running insights before, but her newest running blog will be quite an adventure! Crystal and friends will be traveling out west to take on not one but TWO half-marathons in two of America's most historic, beautiful and MOUNTAINOUS national parks. The "Grizzly Double" includes a half-marathon in Grand Tetons National Park and the second half-marathon just a week later in Yellowstone National Park. These races should be incredible, no doubt -- but of course, it will be the entire journey and experience that is sure to bring plenty of entertaining stories.

Pub Runs

Tuesdays @ 5:45 p.m.

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Our extremely popular Pub Runs head out every Tuesday for 3-6 miles of fun at your own pace, ending at a Great Dane Brewpub location. Email to get the full schedule.

A New Madison Training Group

Saturday Marathon Training Group

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If a spring or summer marathon is on your calendar, make sure you check out Rick Smith's Saturday Marathon Training group for some good company and conversation, as well as group motivation for those long training runs. The group meets Saturday mornings and is led by Berkeley's good friend Rick Smith. The long runs are guided by the book, "Run Less, Run Faster," though varying pace groups are designed to accommodate a wide range of runners and their training plans. Rick publishes the routes on MapMyRun before each Saturday.

Besides marathoners, many others join the group on Saturdays for shorter distances -- and routes are designed to let you adjust as needed. Runs typically start and finish at a local Madison coffee shop like Starbucks, Panera, Victor Allen's or EVP for the convenience of before-run restrooms and after-run coffee, food and conversation.

Join the Facebook group for weekly run announcements!

Email Rick with questions.

Milwaukee Running Festival Network

October 30 - November 1, 2015

The Milwaukee Running Festival is one of the most exciting things to happen in the Wisconsin running community in years! The inaugural event, taking place this fall, is a FULL WEEKEND of events that blend a celebration of Milwaukee's unique and vibrant neighborhoods and landmarks with a celebration of running and an active lifestyle. There are events for every age and level, from a full marathon and half-marathon to a 5k and 1-mile. The Berkeley Running Company is very excited to give its full support to this incredible event. Race Director Christ Ponteri is a longtime friend of Berkeley, and we know the event will be a tremendous success under his guidance.

Stay "In the Know" & Win Free Stuff!
Join Berkeley's Milwaukee Running Festival Network to stay "in the know" on all the latest news about this event. This special group will get updates and members will also have the chance to win free stuff, from a free entry to the event to Berkeley gift cards and more!

Email to join the network!

Run Run Run

A new album from former Badger runner Ryan Craven

The Berkeley Running Company is happy to support former Badger runner, Ryan Craven, as he takes the next big step in his music career. His new album, "Run Run Run," is the culmination of Ryan's two greatest passions in life: running and music. Realizing running fans don't really have many songs that capture that which is so near and dear to them, Ryan drew from his own athletic experience and got to work crafting songs and scribbling lyrics.

Ryan's album now available in-store @ Berkeley!


Berkeley Buzz

New Spring Apparel

Darn Tough Shortcake Socks

Nike Pro 3" Shorts

Saucony Easy Cowl

New Balance Ultra Hooded Jacket

Oofos Original

Brooks Versalite Tank

Reebok Strappy Bra

Berkeley Out & About

Luke Beirl of Ashland winning the West Bend Eisenbahn half-marathon this spring in his Berkeley gear. Keep up the impressive results, Luke!

Rose Byrne shows off her Berkeley Red before tackling a 50-mile race!

Over the weekend, we asked those participating in the Lake Monona 20k to send us a few photos from the event. We were blown away by the response, and it was so enjoyable to see all of the familiar smiling faces at this great Madison tradition. 

Send us your Out & About Photos!

Upcoming Sponsored Events

Chavez Cheetah Chase
Saturday, May 30
Madison, WI

The Berkeley Running Company is excited to sponsor the second-annual Chavez Cheetah Chase. This fun family event benefits Cesar Chavez Elementary School and the Madison Metropolitan School District, and features both a 5k and 1-mile walk/run. Of course, participants and their families can look forward to plenty of fun and celebration at the finish line!

Volunteers Needed!

Verona Mud Fest
Saturday, May 30
Verona, WI

The Verona Mud Fest is looking for volunteers to help with all the mucky, muddy fun -- everything from 7:30am registration and court marshaling to clean-up at 8pm. The Mud Fest is a great event for the whole family, with adult and kids' mud runs, as well as snacks and refreshments after the races. 

Berkeley's Event Calendar

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Saucony Pub Run

Tuesday, June 16
5:45pm @ Great Dane Fitchburg

The next Pub Run in our Summer Running Series features some of Saucony's newest models, including the Ride 8, Omni 14 and the newest version of the incredibly popular Kinvara. Ben, our Saucony Rep, will join us and have several pairs available for test runs.

The run will leave from the Great Dane - Fitchburg at 5:45pm for a 3-6 mile run, finishing with a social hour back at the Great Dane.

For more information on any of these runs email

Berkeley is High School Central

The 2015 Wisconsin high school track & field season is finally here! As always, the Berkeley Running Company is your High School Central, with everything you need to make this season a fun and enjoyable success:

• Spikes from the top brands

• High-performance apparel for training
• Recovery gear, from foam rollers to compression wear

10% Student Shoe Discount

All students can receive a special 10% Student Discount on shoes at the Berkeley Running Company.

* Student Discount cannot be combined with other coupons or discounts; excludes sale-priced merchandise; other exclusions may apply.

Berkeley's Marathon Training Group

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Join Berkeley's Marathon Training Facebook Group!

Berkeley Discounts

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Check out the Berkeley Discounts page to see how you can save!

Berkeley Running Company
University Station
2852 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53705