We Are The Runner’s Flat

Flat out the best place to run into for running, walking, fitness, and more.

The Runner’s Flat is a National premier  running specialty retailer. Owners Scott and Sarah Gall have enjoyed an incredible running career that spans high school and college and has continued through the Olympic Trials and into Ultra Running’s elite. With a staff that is equally savvy to running both on roads and off, you’ll find that our fitting process, attention to detail, and desire to help each customer achieve their fitness goals will have you ready to run faster and farther than ever before.

Expert Knowledge

For all things training, racing, gear, technology, development, and enjoyment. 

Experienced Staff

With running, racing, and coaching accolades that span over 2 decades of running success.

Community Focused

Focused on creating a community of runners and health minded individuals that stay healthy, love fitness, and encourage others to join in the fun. 



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    The Runner's Flat about 9 hours ago
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    The Runner's Flat about 9 hours ago

Brands we carry


Adidas                 Asics

Brooks                 Hoka

Mizuno                Montrail

Newton                Nike

Salomon              Saucony



                                                                               SHOE ACCESSORIES

                                                                                                      Balega              Fitsok

                                                                                                     Fox River        Superfeet

                                                                                                     Strassburg      Socks







  • $50/week allows you to test and try them out before your race
  • Rental can be applied towards a purchase
  • Gender specific fit/comes in sizes S-XL
  • SCS hydrodynamic finish to help you glide through the water
  • 30% more energy burned then cycling
  • Low impact workout makes for a great cross training day
  • Utilizes high end bike gear to ensure a great feeling ride
  • 4 models available to rent so bring your friends!

Ice Skates

  • We have many sizes ranging from kids to adults
  • We really like to encourage people to get outside and stay active through the winter
  • Great way for families to spend an afternoon or weekend together

Fun with benefits.

Meet Our Awesome Team

  • I have bought several pairs of shoes from The Runner’s Flat. They will listen to you, and give you incredible personal attention with vast knowledge of running shoes.

  • Everyone that works there goes out of the way to make sure you get excellent service! They also have pretty cool running club.

    Brent Merrick
  • The Runner’s Flat is a great place!  Their staff is always friendly and knowledgable about all things running! The only place to buy gear.

    Amy Jardon

Expert Gait Analysis

Our expert staff will take the time to understand your personal health goals. Using specialized tools to find the right shoe for you and keep you healthy. Run in today for your free Gait Analysis.


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What's Up With That?! Oh, don't you worry, we'll let you know! Shoe and Gear Reviews as well as our critically acclaimed What's Up Wednesday talk show every week. Do you like running because we love it!

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We are located downtown Cedar Falls on Main St.

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