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We Asked a Quantitative Ecologist How to Avoid a Red-Winged Blackbird Attack

Each year in Chicago runners report being attacked by a mysterious bird along the Lakefront Path. Yesterday, DNAinfo Chicago identified the vicious bird as a red-winged blackbird. AKA, 'Natures A--holes'. The amount of people who commented on the Facebook post reporting a dive-bomb attack w…

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Gatorade Launches New Endurance Formula

Fleet Feet Sports – Chicago is one of the first to get the big news that Gatorade Endurance has reformulated their current Endurance Formula, a specialized sports drink designed to provide hydration and fuel during prolonged training and racing when fluid and electrolyte losses can be …

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Stop Cramping Now with this Summer HOTSHOT Special Offer

The summer season is also the season for cramping. So stop cramps before they stop your run with this special offer from HOTSHOT available at our Old Town and South Loop locations. Buy 3 bottles of HOTSHOT for $21, that's a savings of $6! Click here to find out how HOTSHOT works and will…

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Celebrate in Stars and Stripes Style with this Limited Edition Saucony Freedom ISO

Because you can never have enough freedom this time of the year get ready to set off some fireworks on the start line of your local race or at the backyard barbeque this 4th of July with the limited ‘Freedom’ edition of the Saucony Freedom ISO. The Saucony Freedom ISO ‘Fre…

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Asics Apparel is Back for Summer!

Intrigued by the bold patterns on best-selling silhouettes, we brought ASICS apparel back to our Old Town, Lincoln Square, South Loop, and Oak Park stores for this summer. Best sellers like the Women’s Emma Racerback, Women’s Every Sport Short, and Men’s Distance 5R…

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nuun Promotion – This Week Only at Old Town and Deerfield

Nuun is offering you a great promotion this week during the Bigfoot Triathlon and 5K/10K Trail Run packet pick up at our Fleet Feet Sports locations at Old Town on Thursday, June 22nd and Deerfield on Friday, June 23rd only! Purchase any two (2) Nuun, Nuun Energy, …

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Experience Supernatural Cushioning in the Brooks Ghost 10

With an uncanny combination of cushion and comfort that almost feels supernatural, the Brooks Ghost 10 – one of Brooks’ most popular models for years – has swept its way to Fleet Feet Sports – Chicago. You’ll find the major change to the Ghost 10 under the foot…

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Saucony Omni 16: A Work Horse of Cushion and Support

Looking for a work horse of a running shoe that can carry the burden of solid support and cushioning? Then come into Fleet Feet Sports – Chicago and saddle up in the new Saucony Omni 16. The Saucony Omni 16 provides an excellent degree of cushion under the foot with a layer of EVERU…

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Bank of America Chicago Marathon and Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K Extend Media Partnership with NBC 5 Chicago and add Telemundo Chicago

Photo by Ground Up DIJ WMAQ-TV/NBC 5 Chicago has been the official television broadcast partner of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon consecutively since 2008. CHICAGO - Today, the Bank of America Chicago Marathon, the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K, NBC 5 Chicago / WMAQ and Tel…

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Welcome Summer with Saucony’s Breezy Apparel

It’s here. The Chicago Summer we’ve all been waiting months for. Hot, humid and steamy are just a few words to describe what you’re about to go through as you train for your upcoming Fall marathon. Investing in the right gear makes a world of difference on how you might fee…

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