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About the Trak Shak

The Trak Shak, established in 1995 by Valerie McLean, is the premier running destination in Birmingham. With our experienced and knowledgeable staff, weekly group runs, race packet pick ups, and a great selection of apparel, accessories and footwear, we provide incomparable service to the runner! Over the years, we’ve learned our fit process isn’t just for runners! Whether you are walking, jogging, standing, cross-fitting, or just have issues finding the perfect fitting shoe, we can help you! Visit one of our three conveniently located shops in Downtown Homewood, on 280 in Inverness or in Hoover at the corner of Brock’s Gap Parkway and Stadium Trace.

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Instagift e-Gift Card for Christmas!

This year it’s more important than ever to support local businesses. Purchase a Trak Shak gift card from the comfort of your living room. Just visit our online store, located at Your gift card will be immediately available to print, or you can email it directly to a gift recipient with a custom holiday message. It’s the perfect last minute gift!