The Running Shop and Hops, Morgan Hill CA | Merchant Profile

The Running Shop and Hops is owned and operated by husband and wife team, Paul and Renee Rakitin. Their business venture started in July 2013, when Paul and Renee first opened The Running Shop in Morgan Hill. With a passion for running and craft beer, Paul aspired to combine his two passions into one unique business concept.   After years of searching for the perfect spot, On August  1, 2016, Paul and Renee moved The Running Shop to its current location on Depot St. Only twelve days later, their taproom opened for business next door and The Running Shop officially became The Running Shop and Hops.   The "shop" portion of the business specializes in running shoes and personalized fittings. The shop has a variety of footwear for runners, walkers, and cross trainers. The experts here look at data analysis and make suggestion in the fitting process for the best shoe for each client. In the fitting process, the runner’s foot profile, width, arch profile, and gate are all analyzed to determine which shoe is best. The shop also has a variety of socks, accessories, and branded apparel as well. Anything a running or outdoor enthusiast could benefit from can be found at The Running Shop and Hops!   On the "hops" side of the  business, find 54 craft beers on tap and a nice selection of bottled beers to enjoy there or at home. The selection of beer also rotates on a weekly basis so there’s something new to try every visit. Of course, the menu keeps a select few of the crowd favorites – such as the Breaking Bud IPA from Knee Deep Brewing Company’s and Space Dust IPA from Elysian Brewing Company. For those "non-beer-drinkers," it’s recommended to try a sours or cider. You won’t find this many different kinds of beer on tap anywhere else near Morgan Hill.    The knowledgeable and friendly staff will gladly help to make recommendations based on your taste preferences. All folks are welcome, including kids! Along with beer, the menu offers soft drinks and snacks as well.   Next time you find yourself in Morgan Hill, The Running Shop and Hops is a must see local business that has drawn the attention of many business starters across the country. Paul and Renee’s unique one stop shop for all active beer enthusiasts can be enjoyed by all. The Running Shop and Hops presents top-notch customer service, quality products, and an overall unique experience. Visit and you won’t be disappointed!  

17500 Depot St, Ste 100
Morgan Hill, CA 95037