Spring is Coming!

The weather is finally starting to get consistently warm and we are itching to be outside everyday. Whether you are training for a spring marathon or half, or you’re tired of the glut of early spring 5ks and want to try something a little more challenging, we’ve got just the thing to cure what ails […]

Dear Race Director

Sage Advice from a Wise-a** Source In this week’s advice column, we have a question from a runner curious about course measurements and GPS.  The names and locations have been changed to secure anonymity. Dear Race Director: My name is Yash Apple and I run for the local Furniture City Espresso Racers.  I recently did a […]

New Multisport Races Added to the Series

We are happy to announce a couple of new opportunities for our multisport athletes in the NC community by welcoming two additional races into our multisport series for 2016. These are both well-known and seasoned races providing challenges for new and experienced athletes alike. The first is the Valdese Triathlon on April 9th. This is one of the […]

USAT Mid-Atlantic Region Hosts a Duathlon Series

We are joining with several other regional duathlon race directors to put together a brand new duathlon series! We want to bring more attention to this multisport race format and help athletes learn more about the races that exist in the area. As a bonus, if you commit to the series, you get 10% off […]

JDRF 5k – Giving Hope to Others

Guest Post by Tracy Cooper with the Pleasant Garden JDRF 5k Type 1 diabetes (T1D) is a disease in which a person’s pancreas stops producing insulin.  There is a high concentration of T1D in Guilford County impacting individuals and families. But what is it like to live a life impacted by T1D? Here is a […]

Fleet Feet Staff Picks – Kathi Coldwell

Favorite Race:  Northern Trails Ten Miler Favorite Trail Shoe:  Brooks Cascadia (Note: Fleet Feet doesn’t carry any trail shoes at this point, so this is the one that can be ordered) Favorite Road Shoe:  Asics Kayano 22 Favorite Race Food:  Honey Stinger Chews (all flavors) Favorite Race Apparel:  Fleet Feet Nike Miler and Nike Epic Run […]

Earn the Cup for Best Club or Corporation in Greensboro!

To fuel your naturally competitive nature, we will be adding a Club and Corporate Cup Challenge to all of our events this year! So if you think your running (or other athletic) club or company can beat all the others in the triad, step up to the plate – or starting line, as it were – […]

How a Proper Bike Fit Can Make a Pro

guest post from Coach Matt Clancy, E3 Endurance This year is my 15th fitting cyclists not because it’s part of my job, but because I got a bad fit 20 years ago and it almost ended my multi-sport career. After running a few marathons in college, I decided I wanted to race triathlon.  So I […]

It’s Time to Du it To it!

It’s that time of year again already. It is time to start thinking about how best to prepare for your big races in 2016. It doesn’t matter if you are training for your first triathlon, an Ironman, or a half marathon. Starting your season with duathlons will help you toward your goals. For our runners out there, […]

A Letter to Those Thinking of Racing Whiskey Tango Foxtrot:

Dear Reader, Don’t do this to yourself. Seriously, your local Race Director has gone mad…Let’s take a look at the crazy runner checklist and see where we stand: Weather? This one is going to be unpredictable in the best way. Mid February? Hello crazy NC weather! Even though the race starts midday this could be a […]