Our Story

Toronto's Favourite Independent Running Specialty Store

Racing onto the scene in 2013, we are Toronto's independent urban running specialty store. With locations in both Toronto's King West & Midtown neighbourhoods we are a truly local run shop. We also have a national online presence shipping the best running gear to runners across Canada. We take pride in knowing our customers, and creating a fun environment for all of Toronto’s running community.

Our commitment to exceptional customer experience has earned us a well-deserved reputation for excellence. With two thriving retail locations and a robust online presence, we consistently deliver on our promise of exceptional service, ensuring that every customer leaves our store feeling confident and inspired.

We take pride in curating a selection of the most innovative and best products available, ranging from up-and-coming brands to established industry leaders. When you shop with us, you can trust that you're getting the right gear that meets your specific needs.

What sets us apart is our dedicated team of running gear experts. Our staff members are not only knowledgeable in all things running, but they also possess the expertise to perform a biomechanical analysis as part of our shoe fitting process. Whether you're a beginner taking your first strides or a seasoned marathoner aiming for new personal bests, our team draws on their education, experience, and a genuine passion for the sport to ensure you're set up properly with the right gear every time.

When you walk into BlackToe Running, you'll experience a level of personalized attention and top-quality advice that's second to none. We pride ourselves on creating a welcoming and fun environment for Toronto's running community, where every runner, regardless of their skill level or goals, receives tailored guidance and support. Our goal is to help you achieve your running aspirations, no matter how big or small they may be.

But BlackToe Running is more than just a store. We're a vibrant community of passionate runners who support and inspire each other. Our athletes participate in races around the world, representing the BlackToe Running spirit and pushing their limits. We invite you to join our community and experience the exceptional customer service, expert advice, and carefully curated products that have made BlackToe Running a trusted leader in the Canadian running industry.

Together, let's make every stride count. Welcome to BlackToe Running, where running is more than a sport—it's a way of life.