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Guest Blog - Comrades Marathon

Comrades Marathon - It Will Humble You By Joe Church June 22, 2016Marathons are 26.2 miles, right? Well, usually but not always. There are two "marathons" in South Africa that call themselves marathons, but we would call them ultra-marathons. Two Oceans Marathon is considered to be one o…

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#RUNASONE

"I run to stay healthy." "I'm running to lose weight." "I love running with friends." "I run to relieve stress." "I'm training to run my first half-marathon." "I'd love to run a personal best at my next race." "I'm not a real runner. I just run a few miles at a time." (yes, you are a…

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Summer Running Gear Reviews: Part 1

Summer Running Gear Reviews: Part 1 I nearly gave up looking. But after years, I finally found what could be the greatest running shirt, ever crafted! If it isn’t clear yet, I’m a sweater. As in, I sweat. I’m not knitted from wool by my grandmother at Christmas time. I…

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Follow This Secret to Beat the Summer Heat!

Follow This Secret To Beat The Summer Heat! Would you like to tolerate running in the heat better? Do you find your pace slows down and your endurance is greatly reduced as the temperatures rise? Want to know the secret of successful summertime training? If you answered yes to any of t…

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All4Run - Global Running Day

All4Run Join us on Wednesday, June 1, as we gather with elected officials, business leaders, community members, and employees to proclaim “All4Run” and participate in a massive, coordinated group run with all 162 Fleet Feet Sports stores across 38 states and the District of Colu…

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#fleetfeetfamily

#fleetfeetfamily By Erik JohnsonMarch 29, 2016 It’s 3 a.m. on March 19. I find myself standing on a sidewalk looking up at the State Capitol Building in Harrisburg with Fred, Shelby, and Bekah. In just five hours, over 500 people will be lining the streets to compete in the inaugural…

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Running Down a Dream

Running Down a Dream By Fred JoslynMarch 15, 2016  When I stood on the starting line of the Rock ‘N’ Roll New Orleans marathon in 2011 Tom Petty’s “Running Down a Dream” came on and I couldn’t help but think that was a good omen for my race to come …

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Ode to a Running Shoe

Ode to a Running Shoe By Erik JohnsonFebruary 28, 2016 If you haven’t noticed yet, we at Fleet Feet like running shoes. A lot. In fact you could probably say that we love them to an extent. On quieter days in the store, I often wonder about this strange fascination I have with runn…

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Who Are The Real Runners?

Who Are the Real Runners? By Erik JohnsonFebruary 15, 2016  One of the phrases people often say when they are being fit for a good pair of running shoes is that they are not “real runners.” It happens enough that I want to take the time to address this common misconception…

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Winter Training Tips (Kind of...)

Winter Training Tips (Kind of...) By Erik JohnsonFebruary 1, 2016  There is no denying it anymore. It’s winter. And with 30 inches of snow on the ground, putting in a good run can become difficult if not impossible for a lot of us. To help you survive this tough season, I teamed…

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