Running store strides ahead in national competition

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When it comes to running, a Sheffield shop is sprinting ahead of the competition.

Attercliffe Road’s Accelerate store has been voted the number one running shop in the UK by an online magazine.

Experts from the Running Bug website picked the shop for the ultimate accolade for its excellence across all aspects of the business.

A report posted online praised its ‘knowledge, experience and friendly service’.

Stuart Hale, Accelerate managing director, said: “We are all really proud. We have always placed service and understanding our shopper’s needs at the top of the importance list.

“It’s pleasing this has been recognised.”

Accelerate has also previously won an ‘excellence in retail award’ from Sheffield Chamber of Commerce.