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Understanding the Four Categories of Running Nutrition

During the later months of summer marathon training is usually in full effect. Runners are likely to hear or see their peers talking or posting on social media about running nutrition supplements, leaving some scratching their asking themselves questions such as: Should I be taking nu…

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How to Get a Rental Wetsuit for the Transamerica Chicago Triathlon

Gain a competitive edge at the 2017 Transamerica Chicago Triathlon with a wetsuit from Fleet Feet Sports–Chicago. Starting Monday, Aug. 21st, we are renting out wetsuits specifically for triathletes at the Chicago Triathlon on Aug. 27th. The online wetsuit rental portal opens at 10am.…

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Adidas' adizero Prime Parley is Made From Recycled Parley Ocean Plastic

Last week marked the start of the IAAF World Championships and there was no lull in the action. Amy Cragg became the first American woman to medal in the marathon at the World Championships since 1983, Mo Farah won his sixth and final consecutive 10000M race, and Usain Bolt lost his f…

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What Amy Cragg’s Marathon Finish Can Teach You About Race Motivation

Amy Cragg faced a battle on all fronts as the marathon wound down at the IAAF World Championships this week. Falling into fourth place in the final miles, Cragg was up against an elite field and fighting back pain and fatigue.    But in the last half mile, Cragg surged ahead, ear…

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Toe the Starting Line in These Cross Country Spikes for 2017

It’s that time of year when the days start to get cooler and shorter, a sure sign that high school cross country is about to kick off. Toe the starting line and strive for your personal best during the 2017 season in these spikes from Saucony, Nike and New Balance.   Saucony …

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Get Your Chicago Flag Fix at Fleet Feet Sports-Chicago!

It’s not a secret that Chicago loves their flag. Check out the options we have in store to fill any Chicago Flag void you may have in your life. Chi Chi Sport Shorts   Meet Chi Chi Sport now at our Old Town and South Loop locations: the local Chicago-based apparel brand that ha…

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ASICS Apparel is PR Worthy

Get ready to set some personal bests out on your run with this apparel from Asics now available at Fleet Feet Sports-Chicago. ASICS Men’s PR Lyte Printed Long Sleeve   This is anything but a basic long sleeve. We’ve got tonal geometric print on the side panels for…

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Get a Full Serving of Fruit in Skratch Lab's Drink Mix

Hydration is a HOT topic right now. So much so that we have an entire seminar with Aligned Modern Health dedicated to the art of hydrating properly for all endurance exercise (you should really consider coming!). Often athletes believe that they are taking the right steps for hydration: drin…

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We Chopped the Price of the Garmin Vivoactive HR During Peak Training Season

Now through August 27th save $50 on the Garmin VivoActive HR at Fleet Feet Sports Chicago. The reason the VivoActive HR makes a great go-to watch for many is that it is sleek enough to wear to the office but tech-savvy enough for those who want tons of data. The VivoActive HR has the bu…

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Demetrius Nash Is Walking from Chicago to D.C. to Protest Gun Violence

Bronzeville native Demetrius Nash started his journey on foot from Chicago to Washington D.C. to bring awareness to the issue of gun violence, specifically in Chicago, on Saturday, August 5th. Fed up with the continuous violence within the city, Nash is walking to bring awareness and prot…

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