Store Hours:

Monday: 11am – 6pm
Tuesday: 11am – 6pm
Wednesday: 11am – 6pm
Thursday: 11am – 6pm
Friday: 11am – 7pm
Saturday: 11am – 5pm
Sunday: 12pm – 4pm

COVID-19 Update

Please come on in to be fitted for your perfect shoe and to browse our store for all your running needs! No appointment is needed. We have safety measures to keep our customers and staff safe so please follow all store signage and foot markings. Also, due to the statewide mask mandate, masks will be required at all times within our stores. We will be managing customer levels throughout the day so please be patient with us as we respect social distancing guidelines.
As always, if you have any questions or would like to place an order for curbside pickup, please give us a call or email

Thank you for shopping local with us!

The Best Selection of Gear

At Vertical Runner we aren’t always chasing trends or sticking with the tried and true. We are constantly testing, researching, and talking to people to find out what new products could benefit our customers.  If you have a question about a product, ask the staff! Chances are, that they are using it.

Vertical Runner Events

Upcoming Store Events

Vertical Runner is more than a store to buy running gear, we are part of the community. Vertical Runner Brecksville and Hudson locations both regularly host a variety of events that may appeal to the seasoned runner or those that are looking to be more active.

Upcoming Local Races

Looking for a local 5k? Pushing the limits and looking for a marathon or 50k?
Vertical Runner is involved in lots of local races. Take a peak at our race calendar for an event to fit your goals.


New Gear

At VR, we strive to keep up with the latest models. Not sure about something that is new? Ask the staff, chances are they have given it a try!

Running Groups

Training Groups

Vertical Runner partners with Northeast Ohio Fit which is a training program for those who are looking to complete a fall race.

What started out as a running store in 2003, has developed into a community for walkers, runners, track and field athletes and fitness enthusiasts to come find the best footwear, apparel, and advise. Whether you are training to run your first marathon, walk a 5k, or need shoes and apparel to get you through the day, we are excited to help you get there. We will take whatever time needed to help you find the correct products to match your needs.