1996 Tom Vladimir & Carol Virga open Runner’s Edge in Boca Raton, with 1500 sq ft. and help from Keith Brantly, Brad Frey, Dale Ruby and our families. In 1999 Runner’s Edge moved 1 block south to a 3,000 sg foot space and opens Tennis Anyone?, a retail tennis specialty store. Runner’s Edge has 4 full time employees and wins Ft Lauderdale Corporate run first time competing, Tom wins CEO title. 2005: Runner’s Edge adds additional 1500 sq. ft. to over 4,600 sq feet and expands both stores. 2006: Carol wins CEO division of Corporate Run. March 2007: Tom, Carol and Don Wennerstrom buy Running Wild from Meg Bruch who retires after 21 years. Tom Vladimir and Carol Virga take Runner’s Edge and Tennis Anyone? online and open their stores to the world via the internet with www.runnersedgeboca.com. In 2009 Runners Edge Foundation was formed as a non-profit to offer education, training groups and races to our local community and raise funds for local Charities. Runner’s Edge Foundation is currently one of the largest race management companies in South Florida putting on races year round and raising approximately $1,000,000/year for local charities. Runners Edge is also a winner of the prestigious award, “50 Best Running Stores in America” by the Independent Running Association and is the only winner in the history of Palm Beach County.