The Running Zone is a locally-owned by Joe and Mimi Veiga, teachers and coaches. The owners, who are Elk Grove residents, felt there was a great need for a local running specialty store due to the large number of people in the community committed to living healthy lifestyles. Joe and Mimi have lived in Elk Grove for 20+ years and raised their 3 children here. Joe has coached high school cross country and track for years. Mimi has coached walkers and beginning runners. Together Joe and Mimi have coached half marathon training programs for several years. Whether you run or walk or run/walk, The Running Zone is committed to helping people achieve their fitness goals.
What We Do:
The first thing we do is discuss your current running, walking or fitness program and your goals. We will ask about any problems or injuries you may be experiencing.We will also examine your old shoes and the shape of your foot.We will perform a free gait analysis. This will help us determining the proper category of shoe for you based on the amount of pronation of your foot and the height of your arches.We will then recommend a variety of shoes which meet the characteristics of your feet. We will offer an explanation of the shoes we’ve chosen as best for you.