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24th Annual Moon in June – Saturday, June 6

  The 24th Annual Moon in June Road Race is happening Saturday, June 6! Race kit pick-up will be at Foot Tools on June 6 from 10:00-2:00 and then at City Hall from 5:00-8:00pm. Foot Tools will be holding a MASSIVE sidewalk sale starting June 6 as well! There will be a huge selection of […]

Run4Change – May 13, 2015

Foot Tools is once again participating in Run4Change on Wednesday, May 13, 2015. Join us for our free weekly run night, run 5K and donate some change to help make a difference. The Start2Finish Run4Change is a national initiative that addresses the two most critical issues facing Canadian children and youth today – obesity/physical inactivity […]

Race kit pick-up for Good Friday

Race kit pick-up for the Good Friday Road Race starts today at 11 am!               We have a BOGO sale starting April 1 (no fooling!)                 And don’t forget, we are hosting our annual Wetsuit night at the end of April with […]

Saucony Guide 8 coming soon

Look forward to an updated version of Saucony’s popular running shoe! The Guide 8 will be coming to Foot Tools soon – give us a call at 905-637-1888 to find out when it will be in stock. The Guide is the ultimate training partner for runners seeking a plush feel and light to moderate support. […]

Robbie Burns Race Kit Pick Up

It’s that time of year again! The annual Robbie Burns 8k Road Race is back on Sunday, January 25. Race kit pick up is at Foot Tools, starting Friday, January 16 until Saturday, January 24, 2015. Please note our store hours: Friday 16th 1:00 – 6:00 Saturday 17th 10:00 – 4:00 Sunday 18th CLOSED Monday […]

Change of Hours

We wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Starting January, we will have new winter hours. Monday – 10:30-5 Tuesday – 10:30-6 Wednesday – 10:30-8 Thursday – Friday – 10:30-6 Saturday – 10-5 Sunday – CLOSED And please note our holiday hours:

Our Favourite Things – Part 3

Have you heard of breath thermo? Mizuno’s amazing technology is just what you will need this winter. Designed to keep you warm, Foot Tools carries a variety of Mizuno’s breath thermo accessory line, including fleece gloves and socks. These are especially great for those who are more susceptible to the cold in their hands and […]

Our Favourite Things – Part 2

There are so many great products out right now, which makes choosing the perfect gift a lot harder! Here are three more items we love at Foot Tools, recommended to you for that runner or walker in your life, or to add to your own Christmas wishlist. Trigger Point Cold Roller Roll and ice those […]

Our Favourite Things – Part 1

Christmas shopping can be stressful, especially when you have to shop for a runner or walker who might already have everything they need. At Foot Tools, we are often asked for advice for gift ideas, so here is a list of some of our favourite products in store this season. Trigger Point Grid STK Foam […]

Black Friday & #shopthehoodburl

Christmas is a month away and Foot Tools is kicking off the festive season with some amazing deals! From November 28 to December 6, all regularly priced items in the store are 20% off! Even better, try on the all new Saucony Triumph ISO on Friday, November 28 and receive a free gift from Saucony […]

Part 2: Saucony Triumph ISO

We know…we already posted about the new Saucony Triumph ISO a few days ago. But we can’t help it – this shoe is going to rock! Here is a quick video from the folks at Saucony, highlighting all the super cool features on this revitalized shoe!

Saucony Triumph ISO coming soon!

We can’t wait! Saucony’s newest edition of the Triumph will be arriving at Foot Tools the first week of November! Saucony’s update on their top cushioned neutral runner is sure to please loyal fans, and create new ones who are looking for a light and cushioned shoe. It’s half an ounce lighter and has 20% […]

Mizuno Wave Rider 18

Did you know? There are only FOUR stores in Ontario carrying the brand new Mizuno Wave Rider 18…and Foot Tools is one of them! This neutral go-to shoe for many is Mizuno’s best model yet, providing runners with a more resilient and responsive ride and a superb underfoot sensation, creating a more harmonious fit that […]

The Mirror Effect

By guest blogger, Natalie Your body mirrors and reflects what you are focused on. If you’re stressed, your shoulders hunch up and your muscles tense. If you’re laughing, your muscles lengthen out and feel light. To maximize performance and encourage a full range of motion you want to encourage a focus that allow for this. […]

Visit Centro Garden’s Farm Market & help #BurlONFloodRelief

Visit Centro Garden‘s Farm Market today (August 17) and help raise funds to assist those affected by the massive rain we received on Monday, August 4! Many residents had major flood damage to their homes not covered by home insurance. Funds raised will be collected by the United Way, and the Province of Ontario has […]

Relax Into Your Ideal Body

Guest Blog Post by Natalie The way you train changes after 40. Around this age your body starts to lose some of its resiliency and can be bound in knots from stress. Attempting to train or change your body in this state can be exhausting and counter productive. Typically when a physical challenge increases, your […]

Summer is almost here!

We get excited about Summer at Foot Tools! Not only is the weather beautiful (meaning, there is no snow), but there are also a ton of races happening all over and that means we have sales to help you get what you need for your next race! June means Burlington’s annual Moon in June race […]

Wetsuit Night & Spike Nights at Foot Tools

Mark your calendar! A reminder that Foot Tools will be hosting our annual Wetsuit Demo Night on Monday, April 28 at 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. Open to the public, a representative from Nineteen Wetsuits will be at the store and available to demonstrate how to put on a wetsuit and the benefits for wearing […]

Nineteen Wetsuits – Benefits & Fitting Part 2

This winter has been a brutal one, and there is still a week left until it is officially spring! Once spring is upon us, not only do most people start ramping up their outdoor training, triathletes start feeling the itch to get out and get in the water. Foot Tools is the premier retailer in […]

Saucony Peregrine 4 named Editor’s Choice

SAUCONY® PEREGRINE 4 NAMED “EDITOR’S CHOICE” IN RUNNER’S WORLD SPRING TRAIL SHOE GUIDE Best In Class Peregrine Advances Brand’s Commitment to Trail in Lightest Version Yet LEXINGTON, MA (March 5, 2014) – With six million runners now hitting the trails*, global performance running footwear and apparel brandSaucony today announced that the Peregrine 4, the brand’s newly updated trail running shoe, […]

Get stronger and faster at Foot Tools

Foot Tools will be offering a specialized training group for runners looking to get stronger and get faster. This dynamic class will focus on all the components that will contribute to make a complete runner – speed, anaerobic, lactic acid threshold, aerobic – all functional exercises designed to build running strength and provide a unique program for […]

FEB. 5 – CLOSING AT 4PM

We have a pretty intense snow storm happening today! Due to the weather, the store will be closing at 4 p.m. Wednesday run club at 7 p.m. is cancelled. As always, be safe out there and be smart!

New Mizuno line up coming soon!

Look forward to the new Mizuno line up hitting the store any day!  The highly anticipated Wave Rider 17 is sure to be a top seller this season – key features include: U4ic midsole delivers lightweight, resilient cushioning. Dissolving upper fit with new DMF execution and soft, supple mesh materials. SmoothRide Engineering for a brilliant […]

Foot Tools Holiday Gift Guide ~ Breath Thermo

  Have you heard of Mizuno’s Breath Thermo line?  If you haven’t, you will definitely want to check it out.  For any runners or walkers who are looking to wear a little less this winter without compromising on warmth, Breath Thermo could be your new best friend.  This revolutionary technology consists of a lightweight fabric […]

Foot Tools Holiday Gift Guide ~ Nike+ SportWatch

  Need a great gift idea for the runner or walker in your life?  Check out the Nike+ SportWatch, with TomTom GPS technology! This handy watch is simple in design, with minimal buttons and a touch screen for ease of use.  The watch displays time, distance, location, and calories burned.  Pace is also calculated, made […]

Shop downtown Burlington this holiday season!

Don’t forget!  ‘Shop the Neighbourhood’ takes place this Saturday, November 30 in downtown Burlington!  Local merchants will have fantastic deals, including Foot Tools!  For one day only, receive a $25 gift card when you spend $100 or more! As if kicking off your holiday shopping couldn’t get any better, enjoy FREE PARKING during the ENTIRE […]

Foot Tools Holiday Gift Guide – Versa Jacket

Looking for great gift ideas?  Let Foot Tools be your one stop shop!  Look forward to suggestions as we highlight some of our favourite items in the store that we think could make the perfect gift! Sugoi’s Versa Jacket Light weight, breathable and versatile, the Versa jacket could be the best gift of the season. […]

Show the love – shop in Downtown Burlington!

Love downtown Burlington?  So do we!!!  And now you can love it even more!  Look forward to great deals and sales as you shop until you drop on Saturday, November 30.  Foot Tools is excited to be participating in this awesome event – shop at Foot Tools on November 30 and receive a $25 gift […]

Strength Training for Runners

The staff at Foot Tools see all sorts of runners everyday – seasoned athletes with a few ultras under their belts; dynamic, fast racers who have mastered their 5k times; beginners who are looking to get their health under control; and running enthusiasts who just run for the sake of running.  Of course, there are […]

Saturday Morning Urban Workouts start October 26

Looking for a good workout, but need some motivation?  Join John Lawson and Natalie Campanella at Foot Tools on Saturday mornings starting October 26. These dynamic workouts will get you outside, using Burlington’s urban landscape as your gym.  Workouts will include running, strength training, dynamic movements and targeting key core elements, such as glute and […]