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Best DFW Places For Women's Athletic Wear

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With spring here and summer just around the corner, it's time to clean out closets, come out of from winter hibernation and start working out. Need to revamp your work out wardrobe? Here are some of the best places in DFW for women's athletic wear.

Whole Earth Provision Co.
5400 E. Mockingbird Lane
Dallas, TX 75206
(214) 824-7444

Whole Earth Provision Co. has a great selection of hiking and backpacking gear. It is more than a store just to get a pair of khakis. It has everything a woman would want to explore the great outdoors. Tanks, shorts, boots, sandals, hats, you name it. Whole Earth has it. April is Texas State Parks month and Whole Earth Provision Co. is accepting donations for Texas Parks & Wildlife. Whole Earth is offering a $5 gift card redeemable at Texas Parks for entrance fees and other State Park merchandise when you make a purchase of $20 or more at the store.

St. Bernard Sports
5570 W. Lovers Lane
Dallas, TX 75209
(214) 357-9700

Tucked into the Inwood Village Shopping Center is St. Bernard Sports. They carry apparel for every sport. Running capris, yoga pants, rock climbing pants, ski and swim suits the variety is endless. Great brand names like The North Face, Patagonia, Beyond Yoga, Teeki, Peter Millar, Lija and Colombia along with great customer service are offered at St. Bernard Sports.

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Luke's Locker
3046 Mockingbird Lane
Dallas, TX 75205
(214) 528-1290

Originally formed as a running enthusiasts store, Luke's Locker has grown to 11 stores across the state of Texas and evolved to include a large selection of workout gear, sportswear, and sport-specific shoes including basketball, baseball, football, soccer and tennis. Luke's Locker supports many local and national running events like the Dallas Jingle Bell run for the Trinity Strand Trail, Houston Turkey Trot and the Dallas/Ft. Worth Race for the Cure. What makes Luke's Locker a great place to shop is there size selection of women's apparel. Whether you are petite or plus-sized, Luke's Locker has something that will help you look stylish while engaging in your favorite sport.

Run On
8300 Gaylord Pkwy #21
Frisco TX 75034

Celebrating its 20th year, Run On is a great place for women who run. Support is the name of the game and Run On offers it for the female athlete by providing a great fit for shoes and sports bras. Running shoes from Adidas, Altra, Asics, Brooks, Hoka, Mizuno, New Balance, Newton, Nike, On, and Saucony plus apparel from the places listed and anue, BOA, Enell, Lole, Moving Comfort, MPG, North Face, Oiselle, Prana and SUGOi can help you look and feel great. Timers, GPS trackers, activity and heart monitors round out the selection of great items to help you at Run On.

Ft. Worth Running Co.
2401 West 7th St.
Ft. Worth, TX 76107
(817) 731-1760

Ft. Worth Running Co.'s strength is providing an excellent fit for those looking good running and walking shoes. After measuring your feet, you are put in a new shoe and put on a treadmill and videotaped. Once your shoe stability factor is ascertained, different brands are presented for fit and comfort. Then you are put back on the treadmill and videotaped so you will see and feel the difference of the shoe. Ft. Worth Running Co.'s philosophy is that running shoes will last approximately 300 to 500 miles and that depends on how much you wear them to run, how much you weigh and the surface you run on. If you have never trained and want to learn to run, Ft. Worth Running Co. has free "learn-how-to-run" classes when you purchase a pair of shoes.

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Robin D. Everson is a native Chicagoan who resides in Dallas, Texas. Her appreciation for art, food, wine, people and places has helped her become a well-respected journalist. A life-long lover of education, Robin seeks to learn and enlighten others about culture. You can find her work at 


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