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John's Run/Walk Shop

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Address: 317 Ashland Ave., Lexington, KY 40502
Phone Number: +1 859-269-8313
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Sun 12:00 - 16:00
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Sat 10:00 - 18:00
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A running store with a knowledgable staff which can direct out-of-towners...

A running store with a knowledgable staff which can direct out-of-towners to a number of good running routes.

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Local independent shoe store

John's has been in business since 1978, and has been going strong all these years. John was and still is an exceptional runner, and his staff are all runners, former runners, or... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 April 2016
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Lexington

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

John's has been in business since 1978, and has been going strong all these years. John was and still is an exceptional runner, and his staff are all runners, former runners, or athletes who know about running and walking. They take time with you, fit you, and strive to put your feet in the best shoes for you for whatever... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

This is an outstanding shoe store. They actually know how to help each customer find the best shoe for them. They can help runners, walkers, and people that just want shoes for work find a comfortable shoe. They have orthotic insoles available if needed. Many stores can put 50 pairs of sneakers on the wall in an impressive array. This... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2015

My wife and I received gift cards to Johns and we went in to get fitted for some new kicks. The staff was simpy fantastic and spent all the time that we needed getting us fitted out and comfortable.I went back there after three weeks as my original pair was rubbing me akwardly and they refitted me and swapped me... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2015

I recently visited the store for the first time to purchase a new pair of running shoes. Even though the store was very busy and a few people were waiting, the associate encouraged me to try on several pairs of shoes and did not make me feel rushed. She was also very knowledgeable and helped me find the correct shoes... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2013 via mobile

We always go to Johns!! Staff there is very helpful. Store is always well stocked. They don't have 100's of choices but they have narrowed them down for you. So, you don't waste your time with shoes that aren't well received.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2006

The staff at John's is very knowledgeable and helpful. They special ordered shoes for me at no extra charge - I would highly recommend this place of business!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2005

Great experience. I'm doing 60 miles in 3 days so I needed a good walking shoe. I can't remember the last time a shoe store actually measured both feet. Shoes are great, service even better.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2003

Associates give you personal attention and really know what they are talking about. Great place for dress or running/walking shoes, especially if you have foot problems, and who doesn't anymore. I highly recommend.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2003

I have gone to John's running shop and each time they have been very helpful about the shoes that suit me best and encourage me in my running. I now leave in Louisville, and have not found a better store then John's.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2003

The place to go if you are interested in running a marathon.... Very knowledgeable and experienced staff will help you select every item you need for an upcoming race.....including great advice!

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