How to Select Running Shoes

Running Shoes 101

Track Spikes 101

Jump Spikes

Shot Put/Discus Shoes

Javelin Boot Example


All runners should wear professionally-fitted shoes for best results and to prevent injury. It is recommended to have at least one pair of training shoes and a pair of cross country or track spikes for meets. Shoes should be replaced at 400-500 miles or earlier if significant wear is present.

Running Stores

Westchester Road Runner*

*Mention you run for Pleasantville to receive a discount

179 E. Post Road, White Plains, NY 10601

Croton Running Company

119 Grand St, Croton-on-Hudson, NY 10520

Practice Gear

All athletes must come to practice ready to work out. Weather must be taken into account. If the weather is cold, running tights, gloves and hats are required.


Outerwear: School issued, Single solid color tights, bicycle shorts, shirts, and sports bras. Uniforms can not be altered. 2" square brand logos or smaller; failure to comply will result in disqualification.

Jewelry: No jewelry, chains, or religious or medical alert medallions may be taped to body. No body piercing whatsoever. Medical alert medallions should be pinned to the inside of the uniform.

Inhalers: For use during race: Doctor’s note to Referee; must be taped to runner’s hand.