Space Performance Lab and Running Center Partners with Outside Interactive to Bring Marquee Race Course Simulations Into a Studio Setting

February 18, 2020

[New York, NY] February 18th, 2020 – SPACE Performance Lab and Running Center is now open to the public. SPACE is the world’s first anti-gravity AlterG treadmill facility with multiple AlterG anti-gravity units, high altitude training, and purified air in a natural and green setting.  SPACE uses Outside Interactive technology, which allows the user to experience famous race courses and running routes around the world without leaving Manhattan.

We’re very excited to be partnering with the Space Performance Lab and Running Center for the first of its kind running studio,” stated Gary McNamee, Outside Interactive president and founder. “SPACE is catering to runners of all abilities, but with a focus on runners who may be recovering from injury. Outside Interactive’s Virtual Runner technology will allow those same runners to learn and experience simulations of some of the most recognizable road races and routes in the country. From the Utica Boilermaker 15K, to the Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run, right up to Atlanta’s AJC Peachtree Road Race, the largest road race in the US, runners can experience and enjoy these interactive course simulations while recovering without missing a beat.”

“We’re excited to be partnering with Outside Interactive and their treadmill simulator technology,” stated Barry Heyden, owner of the Space Performance Lab and Running Center. “Combining AlterG anti-gravity technology and Outside Interactive’s treadmill simulator technology with our personalized running programs, we will safely improve running speed, cardiovascular endurance, and promote recovery.”

About Space Performance Lab and Running Center: SPACE was founded by Barry Heyden. Barry is a former professional sports fitness coach for the NY Mets and previously held the position of Head of Human and Sports Performance at the Hospital for Special Surgery.  For 10 years, Barry was the international AlterG educational specialist to the professional sports world, college sports and the US military. His techniques have helped users, such as Tom Brady and the Miami Heat, to name a few, to prevent injuries, improve performance, and return safely and quickly to their game from injuries. For more information, visit SPACE Running Center

About AlterG: The AlterG anti-gravity treadmill allows runners who have, or are recovering from, an injury to run again and run safely.  The AlterG allows for both the deterrence of future injuries in healthy runners, and prevention of further injury to recovering runners and/or athletes. The AlterG allows people of various ages and abilities to run faster and longer, all while receiving a tremendous workout. For more information, visit: AlterG

About Outside Interactive: Located on the starting line of the world-famous Boston Marathon®, Outside Interactive is a Hopkinton, MA developer of Virtual Runner, revolutionary patented forward motion technology solutions featuring famous race courses, popular running routes and scenic destinations, all shot in HD from a runner’s point of view. Founded in 2011 by Gary McNamee, a lifelong Boston resident, avid runner and serial entrepreneur, Gary developed Virtual Runner after becoming bored on the treadmill and frustrated with not being able to train properly in New England’s unpredictable and often harsh weather. For more information, visit Outside Interactive