40 years of Runners’ lab | Who is responsible for our extensive product range?

For years, each product at Runners’ lab has passed their expert eye before entering the shop: Eddy D’Hondt and Natasja Vansteenkiste have been responsible for all our products for more than a decade. We would like to introduce them.

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40 years of Runners' lab | The driving force behind our workshop

He was one of our first employees, has a pair of magic hands and knows everything about a shoe and its sole: Patrick Merckx is the beating heart of our workshop and knows the company inside out. Time to introduce him to you.

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40 years Runners' lab | From timid professional athlete to confident manager

Koen Wilssens was barely 28 years old when his father asked him to take over the manager position of Runners' lab. However, he did not hesitate for a second. “In life, you have to dare to take the jump, even if you don't know where you will land."

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40 years of Runners' lab | From a small electronics store to a thriving running specialist store

‘Runners Service Lab’ was founded in 1980. 40 years later, the small electronics store in Beveren-Waas has developed into a thriving running specialist store that currently bears the name ‘runners’ lab’.

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Appointment required for personal advice

Planning on visiting us? Please note, new shoes, orthotics or personal advice require an appointment.



Runners' lab launches online shop

For footscan® analysis and personal advice you are welcome in our stores. In order to serve you even better in this digital world, you can now buy your favorite running shoes online.

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Runners' fuel | Maurten - The Mix Box

Designed to maximise your training for performance in races to come. Choosing the right fuel for your Long Distance or Tempo Run just got easier.

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Gift voucher - The perfect gift for every occasion

Make someone happy with a Runners' lab gift voucher.

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The stars of the future – coloring contest

“When I grow up ... " Every child and every athlete dreams of becoming a star later on.

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Hybrid walking? Fast hiking? Experience the comfort of a running shoe with the firmness of a walking shoe.


Runners' lab - What we do [check video]

Personalised shoe fitting advice based on your unique foot profile. Watch the video and learn why we operate the way we do. Get inspired!

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Runners' lab specialty store [watch video]

A short film about how runners' lab operates.

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