Sole Stories



Submit your own Training Program Sole Story for a chance to be featured on our **NEW** Fleet Feet Training Program blog.

To qualify, all entries must include the following: First and Last Name, the Fleet Feet Training Program you are writing about, Phone number, Sole Story (500 words or less and must be training program specific), and a Picture of you that describes or personifies your Sole Story best.

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"Taking that First Step"

January 2017, I was about to turn 58; it was a scary thought.  I had always been in good shape, biking, swimming, working out at the gy…

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“Perfect Timing”

Three people from different backgrounds and life stories randomly met one cold December night in 2016 on a hill workout for the Winter Warri…

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The Value of Running

I would say, “I can’t run because I’m not a runner.”  I believed that I was not a runner because I wasn’t f…

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"I'm Doing Things I Never Thought I Would Do"

Two years ago I was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. It was the kick in the pants I needed to change my ways. I changed how I cook and what I…

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"I Was Not a Runner, and Had No Plans to Start"

January 7, 2017 – unbeknownst to me, my running journey was about to begin.  On that day, I walked into Fleet Feet Sports for the…

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From Efficiency To Experience

  I started running only for its efficiency. I was a mom with a baby and a toddler, and in those foggy, sleep-deprived days, I would s…

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Moving Forward

I started racing casually in 2008. I liked the race atmosphere and the positivity I felt from all the other runners. I had a heart condition…

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It's Never Too Late

I’ve been working out for years.  My husband and I have been members of our gym since the day the doors opened.  While it̵…

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"Running Up Hill"

It was never my plan to take up running. A doctor suggested that routine brisk walks would improve my general fitness and more specifically …

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A Weight Loss Journey

This past session of Ton of Fun was my first ever experience doing it. I must admit I was a bit hesitant to do it but I jumped in to it and ga…

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