January 26th, 2012 by Monrovia Weekly
For six consecutive years from 2006-2011, A Snail’s Pace Running Shop has been voted one of the
“50 Best Running Stores in America”.
This national recognition is sponsored by Competitor Magazine and Formula Four Media. They conduct an intense, one-year evaluation process including nominations from consumers and members of the trade, and mystery shopper reports. They also rate the stores relationship with the community it serves.
“We are very thankful and appreciative for all our customers who have supported our stores and voted for us as one of the 50 Best Running Stores in America, We also want to thank our hard working and dedicated employees for helping us achieve this prestigious award”, stated Dave Reynolds, president of the company.
A Snail’s Pace was established in 1979 and operates a group of four running specialty stores. They opened a new store in Monrovia in July 2011 located in the Monrovia Historic District. The company offers an outstanding collection of running and walking shoes, individualized fitting including IStep digital foot analysis, and attentive customer service.
“As a company, we are dedicated to the fitness and running community and participate in most of the local race events. We operate A Snail’s Pace Running Academy with certified coaches and a proven training program to help runners of all abilities prepare for race events” according to Eddie Johnson, Vice President, A Snail’s Pace.