Location: Running Bear, Nantwich, 12 Oat Market, CW5 5AL
Parking: Snow Hill car park is probably the best parking spot as it is located a 2-minute walk from the store, parking is 70p for one hour but can be extended if you needed. Ample amount of parking around Nantwich so you should never struggle!
In and around Nantwich: Nantwich offers many different coffee shops and events over various weekends in the town centre which is just round the corner from the store so if you’d like to make a day of your visit to us, it is easily done! – What’s On
Calling all running enthusiasts! The moment we’ve been eagerly awaiting has finally arrived – Running Bear has officially expanded its footprint and set up its second store in the charming town of Nantwich! Our brand-new store boasts everything you’ve grown to love at our Alderley Edge Den and more. Prepare to be captivated by an array of running gear and specialist footwear from all the brands you know and love.
Let’s introduce you to some of our new Nantwich Bears! – Andrea, Mandy, Isaac, and Hope, our passionate team members are ready to serve you with a smile. Alongside these new faces, you’ll also be delighted to encounter familiar ones, such as Maria, Carol, Shaun, Akkeal and Jordanna ensuring that the essence of Running Bear remains intact. Akkeal will be at the helm, leading the store. With our unwavering commitment to excellence, we invite you to step into our newest den of delights in Nantwich and embark on a running journey like no other. Come, let’s conquer the trails together!
First up, let’s welcome Andrea – a dedicated member of the Alsager Running Club who discovered her love for running just before her fortieth birthday. Embracing it as a gateway to fitness, Andrea is all about hitting the trails and soaking in the beauty of rolling hills. Whether it’s a short jog or a challenging long-distance run, she will take on all distances, inspiring us all to keep moving forward.
Next, we have Mandy – an adventurous runner who found her true calling in her mid-twenties. From 10k races to mountain marathons, Mandy’s passion for diverse distances is truly inspiring. Her love for the great outdoors has taken her on unforgettable walking holidays across Europe’s long-distance paths and even to the legendary Everest Base Camp. Taking in nature, Mandy finds joy in trail running, mountain walking, and cycling, encouraging us to savour every moment of our outdoor experiences.
Joining our weekend team are Isaac and Hope, both representing Vale Royal. Isaac’s dedication to running middle-distance, with impressive personal bests of 1:56 for 800m and 3:59 for 1500m. Keep an eye out for his progress in the years to come! As for Hope, running talent runs in her family, and she’s been doing amazing in the sport since the age of 9. Representing Vale Royal, she’s achieved an astounding six English national titles in cross country and road racing and ALSO competed for England in Cross Country (WOW!)
But wait, there’s more! Say hello to Shaun, a seasoned runner from Salford Harriers, who loves all types of racing, be it on roads or off-road terrains. With a sub-3-hour marathon under his belt, Shaun is aiming even higher for a sub-2:50 next year! And let’s not forget about Matt – an outdoor enthusiast who adores trekking, climbing, and mountaineering. (Check out our Tail running blog here) Matt’s been in around the Bears over the years while helping with events we help support such as The Wilmslow Half Marathon and The Cheshire Dash, he’s now officially a Bear! Both Matt and Shaun will be on hand at both stores to help you wherever you are!
We couldn’t be more thrilled about our incredible team, all eager to meet our wonderful customers! Our Nantwich store, with its easily accessible parking options, awaits your visit. And for those heading to Alderley Edge, fear not, as our beloved team of Rik, Carol, Maria, Shaun, Jordanna and Holly will still be there, ready to guide you on your running journey. – check out all our teams profiles here .
So, lace up those running shoes, visit us, and let’s embark on a thrilling adventure together, one stride at a time! Whether it’s finding the perfect gear or sharing stories about our running endeavors, we can’t wait to be a part of your running and outdoor experiences!
See you soon at Running Bear!