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Sustainability is a hot topic in the run specialty community and Running Insight wants to know what running store executives think about the topic.
In a marriage of technology and running – with the potential to bring thousands of runners to virtual participation in the big-name marathon events – IFit has entered into multi-year partnerships with the organizations behind four of the Abbott World Marathon Majors to become the Official Connected Treadmill and Digital Fitness Content Subscription partner of the Boston, Chicago, London and New York City Marathons.
When the landlord at their existing Main Street space presented terms last summer for a new 10-year lease, a deal that included a significant rent hike, Sayville Running Company co-owner Brendan Barrett and store leadership quickly explored alternatives. Finding compelling deals, including two suitable spaces in downtown Sayville, they decided to relocate their 15-year-old business into a new 2700-square foot storefront six doors east.
Melissa Vitale came to run specialty retail from a job as an environmental, health and safety manager for a chemical company after having worked in R&D and applications for the ink and paint industry. While that certainly does not sound like ideal training for run specialty retail, there are similarities.
On Holding AG attracted largely positive ratings from Wall Street as the quiet period related to its initial public offering ended.
Connected-fitness conglomerate iFIT, which owns such brands as NordicTrack, has become an official, multi-year partner of four major marathons -- enabling users to run those races virtually while paced by an iFIT trainer.
IFit announced multi-year partnerships with the organizations behind four of the Abbott World Marathon Majors to become the Official Connected Treadmill and Digital Fitness Content Subscription partner of the Boston, Chicago, London, and New York City Marathons.
The benefits of running in races is well-known for the runners involved — but the impact goes well beyond just the participant, reaching into the community they descend upon on race day as well as the days leading up to the event. Take Boston, for example.
Even during a pandemic – maybe especially during a pandemic – kids need to run. Faced with lockdowns, virtual learning, cancelled sports and after-school activities and the overall stress of living in a pandemic world, kids – and their parents – more than ever needed a way to stay active.
Running shoes and beer – two of this editor’s favorite things. And Brooks Running has brought them together in its unique and appropriately named Run Hoppy collection in collaboration with Oregon's Deschutes Brewery.
Propelled by Olympic momentum, cross-country energy and the swelling return of races, the nation’s run specialty shops rushed into fall with an upbeat, pragmatic pace.
On’s shares shot up 46 percent on its first day of trading on the New York Stock Exchange. The offering for the Swiss running footwear had been priced at $24.00 per share and closed Wednesday at $35.
Run Show USA announced that the Chicago Area Runners Association (CARA), the non-profit organization known as Chicagoland’s running club, will be a key partner for its inaugural Chicago event to be held at DES Convention Center in Rosemont, IL.
Runner Parker Stinson enjoys setting records. Whether personal bests or the United States record in the 25-kilometer distance, Stinson has been doing his record-setting in Saucony for the past six years. He's signed on for an additional four years, thanks, in part, to the excitement he and other elite runners have in the upcoming limited-edition Saucony Endorphin Pro+ racing shoe, the latest iteration of the lightweight propulsion Endorphin running line.
It’s a new day at inov-8, one of the globe’s premier outdoor footwear brands and one eager to make deeper inroads into the increasingly competitive U.S. trail running marketplace.
After a competitive running career and executive experiences with Rockport and Vibram, Tony Post struck out on his own in 2012 and launched Topo Athletic. In the nine years since, Topo – a name drawn from Post’s college nickname – has steadily made deeper inroads into the run specialty marketplace and earned a loyal following among runners with its distinctive performance running footwear for the road and trail.
When most people look for a silver lining in the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, very few think about socks. But as strange and counter-intuitive as it may seem, run specialty retailers know that state-mandated safety protocols that could have significantly hurt business actually presented a new sales opportunity.
On Holding AG, the Swiss running brand, estimates it will raise net proceeds of approximately $448.6 million after underwriting expenses from its initial public offering (IPO) according to an updated regulatory filing.