WELCOME TO =PR= RUNNING

Potomac River Running is a family-owned, local business with eight area DC-area stores to serve you. Though our name says “running” you don’t have to love, or even like running to come see us! We offer a personalized fitting experience to help you select the right shoe for you — whether to stand at work, head to the gym, or run your first (or 101st) race. You’ll find apparel choices that work for your activity of choice too! So whether you walk the dog, run after the kids, workout for fitness or for brownies, or race every weekend, let us help make that experience better! more >>

THIS WEEK AT =PR=

Jun
28
Wed
Pub Run Powered by Saucony and Dr. Ben Pearl @ =PR= Arlington
Jun 28 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Test-run the newest shoes from Saucony for free!

Join us Wednesday, June 28th during our weekly 6:30 pm Pub Run, to try out the newest shoes Saucony has to offer, including the brand-new Ride 10. Runners can choose between a 3, 4, or 5-mile route and will have the option to trial a shoe for free. Runners of all paces are welcome. After the event, join us for an extended Happy Hour at Crafthouse.

Also join Dr. Ben Pearl from Arlington Foot and Ankle as he talks about Present Sports Injuries & Regenerative Medicine.

It will be an opportunity to ask about your own lower extremity sports injuries as well as understand the fact and fiction surrounding regenerative medicine and various ‘stem cell therapies”.

There is no RSVP necessary. To attend, simply stop by =PR= Arlington (4501 N Fairfax Drive, Arlington) before the event. For questions, call (703) 243-2332.

Ragnar Ambassador Clinic @ =PR= Burke
Jun 28 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Ragnar Ambassador Clinic @ =PR= Burke | Burke | Virginia | United States

Join us as we welcome our Ragnar Ambassador to join us for some post-run fun!  All participants will be taught stretching, massage, and mobility techniques that can promote recovery after long runs.  We will use massage balls, rollers, and even a teammate to help you stretch! Content to include instruction on how to focus on the muscles most used during running, recovery stretches to at home after training runs, and how to best recover between relay legs during a Ragnar.  Don’t miss out… there will be a special sale one massage rollers, sticks, and balls!  We hope you’ll join us!

Jul
1
Sat
Freedom 5k Packet Pickup @ =PR= Fairfax
Jul 1 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Freedom 5k Packet Pickup @ =PR= Fairfax

Come by PR Fairfax on Saturday, July 1 from 12-5 PM to pick up your race packet for this year’s Freedom 5k. For complete race details, click.

Jul
2
Sun
Firecracker 5k Packet Pickup @ =PR= Reston
Jul 2 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Come by PR Reston on Sunday, July 2 from 12-4 PM or Monday, July 3 from 11-4 PM to pick up your race packet for this year’s Firecracker 5k.  For complete race details, click HERE.

Jul
3
Mon
Firecracker 5k Packet Pickup @ =PR= Reston
Jul 3 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Come by PR Reston on Sunday, July 2 from 12-4 PM or Monday, July 3 from 11-4 PM to pick up your race packet for this year’s Firecracker 5k.  For complete race details, click HERE.

Jul
8
Sat
Injury Screening Saturday with NOVA Headache and Chronic Pain Center @ =PR= Burke
Jul 8 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Injury Screening Saturday with NOVA Headache and Chronic Pain Center @ =PR= Burke | Burke | Virginia | United States

Dr. Alex Green from NOVA Headache and Chronic Pain Center will be joining us on Saturday, July 8 from 12pm-2pm for free injury screenings. No appointments are needed, just come in and let him know what’s bothering you. If we have plans for a busy race season, now is the time to find out how we can make improvements to make us stronger as start ramping up our mileage.

Dr. Alex Green is a graduate of Logan University and he holds a doctorate in chiropractic. An avid weightlifter and sports enthusiast, he utilizes athletic taping and therapy modalities in his treatment protocols to permit “dynamic bracing” and rapid return to activity. His deep knowledge of rehabilitative techniques keep athletes of all stripes “ion the game”. As someone who has suffered from numerous shoulder injuries and surgeries, he has gained a unique insight into the treatment and rehabilitation of these issues going so far as to create a unique shoulder protocol for an accelerated recovery. He has brought these talents to the clinic to the benefit of those who have suffered loss of use or chronic pain issues from failed surgeries or overuse injuries. He is a native of Northern Virginia and looks forward to helping the people of this area optimize their performance in whatever area of their lives require the full use of the human body. Keep up with Dr. Alex on Facebook as he regularly publishes articles of interest

Jul
10
Mon
Monday Runday with Airosti @ =PR= Fairfax
Jul 10 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Monday Runday with Airosti @ =PR= Fairfax | Fairfax | Virginia | United States

Join us at =PR= Fairfax on Monday, July 10th for an evening with Airrosti Rehab Center. Physicians from Airrosti will be conducting injury screenings to anyone interested before or after the fun run. They will be available to talk through any injury related questions you may have or advice you may need on recurring pain. We look forward to seeing you there!
We encourage runners of all levels to join us for this 3-5 mile run around Fairfax Corner!

Jul
16
Sun
Injury Clinic with Dr. Green of NOVA Headache & Chronic Pain Center @ =PR= Burke
Jul 16 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Injury Clinic with Dr. Green of NOVA Headache & Chronic Pain Center @ =PR= Burke | Burke | Virginia | United States

Come by PR Burke on Sunday, July 16th from 5-6 PM for a free clinic with Dr. Green of NOVA Headache & Chronic Pain Center.  Dr. Green will talk about ways to prevent knee pain. He will be explaining and demonstrating how to properly use rehab equipment such as resistance bands, foam rollers, and kinesio tape. Preventative care will help you avoid injury, and keep your body functioning optimally! If you’d like to join us, please RSVP below. We hope you’ll join us!

Jul
17
Mon
Recover Like a Ragnarian @ =PR= Fairfax
Jul 17 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Recover Like a Ragnarian @ =PR= Fairfax | Fairfax | Virginia | United States

Come by =PR= Fairfax for our weekly Monday fun runs. On Monday, July 17th, our local Ragnar Relay ambassador Christine will be leading the runners in an instructional recovery clinic that can be useful wherever the run takes you. We encourage runners of all levels to join us for this 3-5 mile run around Fairfax Corner!

With over 12 years of personal training and coaching experience, Christine Cassar will lead an instructional class on how runners can use a tennis ball to ease tension in muscles that will be put to the test during their Ragnar Race! A tennis ball is great to pack for the van, and participants will be shown how easy and convenient it is to use it during their “down time” in their van or at exchange points to relieve aches and pains in their lower body, glutes, as well as their lower and upper back. Tennis balls and a handout will be provided.

Jul
19
Wed
Forge Brew Works Fun Run @ FORGE BREW WORKS
Jul 19 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Forge Brew Works Fun Run @ FORGE BREW WORKS | Lorton | Virginia | United States

Come out and join us for our monthly fun run with Forge Brew Works in Lorton, Virginia!  We will meet at the brewery and start our run at 6:30 PM. Be sure to stick around after the run to try some local craft beer selections by Forge Brew Works.

http://forgebrewworks.com/

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