Quantcast

Running Stores

Back

Daves Running Shop

Rate
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
26567 N. Dixie Hwy
Perrysburg, Ohio 43551
Phone: 419-873-6300
Fax:

Key Tri-Specific Contact(s)

Yes, Their Names - Zoot Sports, Sugoi, Newton Running, Vibram

Diagnostic Equipment

Treadmill

Brands

Running Shoes: Adidas, Asics, Brooks, Mizuno, New Balance, Newton, Nike, Saucony, Vibram
Socks: Balega, Smartwool, Thorlo, Wigwam, WrightSock
Run Focused Apparel: Adidas, ASICS, Brooks, CW-X, Mizuno, New Balance, Nike, Saucony, SportHill, Under Armour
Tri Focused Apparel: Sugoi, Zoot
Swim Gear: None
Wetsuits: None

General Information

Store Hours: M-F 10-8, Sat-10-6, Sun 12-5
Runs & Classes: Place here times and days of regular runs emanating from the shop, with distances and pace (easy-moderate-fast); also whether you host running classes, when, and any cost associated.

Shop Info In the 1970’s Dave Mason began to suffer from a health problem and turned to a new health measure called “jogging”. He secured the recommended shoes and the entire family began enjoying the jogging meets held throughout the state. As he was continually asked where to secure the proper shoes, he began taking a few pairs to the meets. Before Dave and Sandy Mason realized it, they had a business underway.



Dave and Sandy began studying proper fit procedures for shoes, especially those people with foot problems. After years of selling shoes out of their van, the Masons opened their first store front in 1978 at Dailey’s Mall in Delta, Ohio. They advertised nationally and shipped shoes all over the United States, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Scandinavia, France, England, and Africa.



Dave was speaking at health seminars and appearing often on television with Jeannine Lauber, Jerry Anderson, etc. to promote the 13 Strong Run. This was initiated by Sandy who suggested to the television station in a letter to sponsor a half-marathon which is 13 miles, to coordinate with their Station 13. The Masons were charter members of the Fulton, Williams County Road Runners Club and of the Toledo Road Runners Club.



In 1979, Dave gave up his work for Dana Corporation and opened another store in the Meadowbrook Mall on the corner of Reynolds and Hill in Toledo. In 1986 Dave and Sandy sold this store to their son and daughter-n-law, James and Michelle Mason. At this same time, the Masons moved the Delta store to the current location in Delta, Journey’s End.



In 1992, James moved the Toledo Store, Dave’s Performance Footgear, to the Promenade Shops on Monroe Street in Sylvania. Dave’s Performance Footgear out grew the Promenade location, and in 2000 expanded and relocated down the street to it’s current location in the Star - Lite Plaza and opened a New Balance Concept Store along side the running store.



The Mason Family and Dave’s Running Shop, Inc. continue to be strong supporters of the running community in Northwest Ohio.

Directions: Please describe how to get to your shop from your surrounding area.

Map location is based off of a geocode of the addressed entered using Google's Google Maps API. If your address does not geocode properly, you can either update the address (we will attempt to re-geocode after any updates to your entry) or you can use Google's geocoding tool found here: http://gmaps-samples.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/geocoder/singlegeocode.html to obtain a lat/long for your location and enter that. To use the utility, type in an address that is close to your location and then drag-and-drop the marker to obtain the desired lat/long. If you choose to enter a lat/long, you must check the box on the edit page that says, "override geocode with entered lat/long."

Who Shops Here?

No users have tagged this shop yet.

Rate this shop

Below are the current ratings for this retail shop, based on two respondents. To rate this shop yourself, just mouse over each set of "stars" below, and click on the star that corresponds to your view in each category. Your vote in each category is recorded once you click the appropriate star. The composite average rating for the shop is displayed at the top of the page. To view the top-10 running stores, click here.


Shop Hours
not open much
convenient hours
Parking Availability
little parking
plentiful parking
Triathlon Inventory
no tri inventory
lots of tri stuff
Running Inventory
no running inventory
lots of running stuff
Brand Representation
second tier brands
the best brands
Running Knowledge
naive to running
knowledgeable
Triathlon Knowledge
naive to triathlon
knowledgeable
Attitude
pompous or lazy
friendly and helpful
No users