Start Fitness are the UK's biggest dedicated retailer of Running Shoes and Sportswear, supplying branded products at discounted prices for over 15 years via our retail shops, mail order catalogues, and commercial website. We stand out from other retailers, in that we have been actively involved in the sport over the last 20 years through our involvement & support of race meetings throughout the UK and have a particularly high involvement in the North East. We are completely dedicated to your total satisfaction.

We have over 8000 products in stock ranging from Sports Shoes & Running Clothing to Cycles and Cycling Accessories at discounted prices, so you will always save on your purchase of Running Shoes an Sports Clothing.

Our Values – S.T.A.R.T

S – Superior Choice.
T – Trustworthy Advice.
A – Affordable Prices.
R – Reputable Brands.
T – Top-notch Service.

Start Fitness Shops

We currently have three high street shops based in the North East of England, both in the heart of the city of Durham, and the city of Newcastle Upon Tyne. For those unable to shop in one of our highstreet stores, we offer this website to purchase your running goods directly from the comfort of your own home.

Start Fitness Newcastle

Our Shop

Located in the heart of Newcastle upon Tyne, our flagship store holds stock from running shoes all the way to headphones

33-35 Market Street
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE1 6JE
Tel: 0191 261 0423

Usual Opening Times

  • Monday: 9:00am - 5:30pm
  • Tuesday: 9:00am - 5:30pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00am - 5:30pm
  • Thursday: 9:00am - 7:00pm
  • Friday: 9:00am - 5:30pm
  • Saturday: 9:00am - 5:30pm
  • Sunday: 10:30am - 4:30pm
  • Bank Holidays: 10:00am - 5:00pm
 

Start Fitness Durham

Our Shop

Our Durham essentials shop is located directly in the heart of Durham Market Square, which holds all the running essentials you would require.

8 Market Place
Durham
DH1 3NB
Tel: 0191 384 1644

Opening Times

  • Monday: 9:00am - 5:30pm
  • Tuesday: 9:00am - 5:30pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00am - 5:30pm
  • Thursday: 9:00am - 5:30pm
  • Friday: 9:00am - 5:30pm
  • Saturday: 9:00am - 5:30pm
  • Sunday: 11:00am - 5:00pm
  • Bank Holidays: 11:00am - 5:00pm
 

Start Fitness Darlington

Our Shop

Our Darlington shop is located in the centre of Darlington, which holds all the running essentials you would require.

15-16 High Row
Darlington
DL3 7QQ 

Opening Times

  • Monday: 9:30am - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday: 9:30am - 5:00pm
  • Wednesday: 9:30am - 5:00pm
  • Thursday: 9:30am - 5:00pm
  • Friday: 9:30am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday: 9:30am - 5:00pm