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Gary Staines

Gary Staines is the owner of the Runners Roost in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Having owned the store since 2004, Gary and his wife Linda have developed one of Colorado’s best local businesses. Gary was a member of the 1988 British Olympic team, having made it to the Olympic final in the 5K. Gary placed 13th overall in the 1989 […]

Linda Staines

Linda Staines is the owner of Runners Roost in Colorado Springs. Linda’s running background is founded mainly in the sprinting events. She owns personal best times of 50.98 (400) and 2:01.82 (800) and has been part of many successful relay teams during her running career. Linda won the gold medal for 400 meters at the […]

Jon Anderson

A native of Cinnaminson, New Jersey, Jon Anderson brought home three state Cross Country champion titles by the age of 18. Jon was accepted to the United States Military Academy at West Point, NY, and ran four years on their Varsity Track and Field, and Cross Country Teams. Following graduation, Jon served five years in […]

Daniel J. “DJ” Russell

Daniel is a Bay Area native who moved to Colorado in 1999. Daniel grew up playing nearly every sport that he could including hockey, football, running, lacrosse, soccer, etc. Daniel is in the teachers education program at UCCS and utilizes his passion for students to teach both in the classroom and on the track. He […]

Women’s Fit Team Spring Training Session Sponsored by Runners Roost

Sponsored by Runners Roost February 27th through June 12th, 2016 Training Plans. Goal Setting, Guidance, Calling, Support, Camaraderie, Accountability, Inspiration, Great Results, PRs, Fun, Cool Friends and Running Buddies! The women’s FIT Team has it all! We Welcome women of all ages (18+) and fitness levels, from walkers to advanced runners! Get started with a […]

New Altra

Every Altra running shoe features a fully cushioned Zero Drop™ platform that places the heel and forefoot the same distance from the ground. This natural balance aligns the feet, back and body posture for less impact. It also strengthens the Achilles and lower calf muscles that have been weakened over a lifetime of running on […]

Mizuno Wave Rider 18

The ideal balance of fit and performance. Perfect for runners seeking a smooth ride in a sleek, lightweight daily trainer. The Wave Rider 18 is the best model yet, providing runners with a more resilient and responsive ride and a superb underfoot sensation, creating a more harmonious fit that works with the runner at every […]