Fleet Feet Sports

November 4th, 2013 | By Gary No Comments

Fleet Feet Sports at 1694 South Lumpkin Street is now open.  Owner Dustin Shinholser is an Athens native and has a lot of knowledge of running and running gear.  After college, it was his dream to come back to Athens and build the running community, and he is certain that Fleet Feet can do just this. The trained staff will not only find the right shoe for your foot based on bone structure and foot strike, but they can also offer training tips tailored to your needs.

Fleet Feet gear isn’t only for runners, though.  Finding a shoe that is fitted to match your foot’s biomechanics is also useful for walkers or anyone that spends a lot of time on their feet.  Some of the brands that you will find are Asics, Brooks, Mizuno, New Balance, Nike and Saucony.  The proper shoe for you shouldn’t feel like it needs to be ‘broken in.’  According to Shinholser, it should feel comfortable right out of the box.  Other than specialty gear, Fleet Feet also plans to offer a beginner training program called No Boundaries, which encourages people to walk and run.  They also want to host group runs that would begin at their Five Points location.

If you’re interested in any of these products or services, drop by during their store hours:  Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday Noon to 5 p.m.

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