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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Meet Our Awesome Owners

Scott and Sarah Gall, owners of The Runner’s Flat have been into running and fitness since their grade school years. Scott’s first 1/2 Marathon was at age 9.  With uncles who were collegiate distance runners and a father who was a collegiate athlete, they were introduced early to endurance sports.  Both ran collegiately and also qualified for the US Olympic Trials, Scott in the Marathon and Sarah in the Steeple Chase. Previously members of both the US Mountain Running Team and the US Snowshoe Team, as well as pro licenses on the Xterra, off-road triathlon circuit, Sarah and Scott have lived a life that exhibits keen focus on healthy living and fitness.

When they moved back to the Cedar Valley, Sarah’s birthplace, Scott and Sarah had hopes of impacting their community in a positive manner. In the Spring of 2006, The Runner’s Flat was opened. Continuing to focus on helping others achieve their health and fitness goals while encouraging new enthusiasts has been a sure fire way to ensure a successful tenure as the Cedar Valley’s only specialty running store that is also locally owned. By offering expert service w/ professional Gait Analysis, community events, run clubs, and kid’s programming The Runner’s Flat has continued to prove that their focus is on a healthy community.

Scott Gall

Scott Gall

Owner

Scott and Sarah Gall, owners of The Runner’s Flat have been into running and fitness since their grade school years. Scott’s first 1/2 Marathon was at age 9. With uncles who were collegiate distance runners and a father who was a collegiate athlete, they were introduced early to endurance sports. Both ran collegiately and also qualified for the US Olympic Trials, Scott in the Marathon and Sarah in the Steeple Chase. Previously members of both the US Mountain Running Team and the US Snowshoe Team, as well as pro licenses on the Xterra, off-road triathlon circuit, Sarah and Scott have lived a life that exhibits keen focus on healthy living and fitness.

When they moved back to the Cedar Valley, Sarah’s birthplace, Scott and Sarah had hopes of impacting their community in a positive manner. In the Spring of 2006, The Runner’s Flat was opened. Continuing to focus on helping others achieve their health and fitness goals while encouraging new enthusiasts has been a sure fire way to ensure a successful tenure as the Cedar Valley’s only specialty running store that is also locally owned. By offering expert service w/ professional Gait Analysis, community events, run clubs, and kid’s programming The Runner’s Flat has continued to prove that their focus is on a healthy community.

Sarah Gall

Sarah Gall

Owner

Scott and Sarah Gall, owners of The Runner’s Flat have been into running and fitness since their grade school years. Scott’s first 1/2 Marathon was at age 9. With uncles who were collegiate distance runners and a father who was a collegiate athlete, they were introduced early to endurance sports. Both ran collegiately and also qualified for the US Olympic Trials, Scott in the Marathon and Sarah in the Steeple Chase. Previously members of both the US Mountain Running Team and the US Snowshoe Team, as well as pro licenses on the Xterra, off-road triathlon circuit, Sarah and Scott have lived a life that exhibits keen focus on healthy living and fitness.

When they moved back to the Cedar Valley, Sarah’s birthplace, Scott and Sarah had hopes of impacting their community in a positive manner. In the Spring of 2006, The Runner’s Flat was opened. Continuing to focus on helping others achieve their health and fitness goals while encouraging new enthusiasts has been a sure fire way to ensure a successful tenure as the Cedar Valley’s only specialty running store that is also locally owned. By offering expert service w/ professional Gait Analysis, community events, run clubs, and kid’s programming The Runner’s Flat has continued to prove that their focus is on a healthy community.

Scott Gall

Scott Gall

Owner

Scott and Sarah Gall, owners of The Runner’s Flat have been into running and fitness since their grade school years. Scott’s first 1/2 Marathon was at age 9. With uncles who were collegiate distance runners and a father who was a collegiate athlete, they were introduced early to endurance sports. Both ran collegiately and also qualified for the US Olympic Trials, Scott in the Marathon and Sarah in the Steeple Chase. Previously members of both the US Mountain Running Team and the US Snowshoe Team, as well as pro licenses on the Xterra, off-road triathlon circuit, Sarah and Scott have lived a life that exhibits keen focus on healthy living and fitness.

When they moved back to the Cedar Valley, Sarah’s birthplace, Scott and Sarah had hopes of impacting their community in a positive manner. In the Spring of 2006, The Runner’s Flat was opened. Continuing to focus on helping others achieve their health and fitness goals while encouraging new enthusiasts has been a sure fire way to ensure a successful tenure as the Cedar Valley’s only specialty running store that is also locally owned. By offering expert service w/ professional Gait Analysis, community events, run clubs, and kid’s programming The Runner’s Flat has continued to prove that their focus is on a healthy community.

Sarah Gall

Sarah Gall

Owner

Scott and Sarah Gall, owners of The Runner’s Flat have been into running and fitness since their grade school years. Scott’s first 1/2 Marathon was at age 9. With uncles who were collegiate distance runners and a father who was a collegiate athlete, they were introduced early to endurance sports. Both ran collegiately and also qualified for the US Olympic Trials, Scott in the Marathon and Sarah in the Steeple Chase. Previously members of both the US Mountain Running Team and the US Snowshoe Team, as well as pro licenses on the Xterra, off-road triathlon circuit, Sarah and Scott have lived a life that exhibits keen focus on healthy living and fitness.

When they moved back to the Cedar Valley, Sarah’s birthplace, Scott and Sarah had hopes of impacting their community in a positive manner. In the Spring of 2006, The Runner’s Flat was opened. Continuing to focus on helping others achieve their health and fitness goals while encouraging new enthusiasts has been a sure fire way to ensure a successful tenure as the Cedar Valley’s only specialty running store that is also locally owned. By offering expert service w/ professional Gait Analysis, community events, run clubs, and kid’s programming The Runner’s Flat has continued to prove that their focus is on a healthy community.

  • 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.

    Jesse
  • 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

Brands we carry

          SHOES

Adidas                 Asics

Brooks                 Hoka

Mizuno                Montrail

Newton                Nike

Salomon              Saucony

 

 

                                                                                ACCESSORIES

Balega              Fitsok

Fox River        Superfeet

Strassburg      Socks

Yaktrax

 

 

Nike
Asics
Saucony
Brooks
Newton

Rentals

Wetsuits

  • $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
$50/week
  • 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!
$20/day

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
$5/day

Fun with benefits.

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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We are located downtown Cedar Falls on Main St.

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