Running Retailer Expands Across Tennessee and Mississippi

Fleet Feet, the retail leader in inspiring and empowering the runner in everyone, announced it is expanding across West Tennessee and Mississippi. Running store Performance Running in Jackson, Tenn., and Trails and Treads in Tupelo, Miss., will partner with Fleet Feet to become franchise locations effective immediately.

Located at 549 N Coley Road in Tupelo, Trails and Treads is owned by Harris Magruder and features 3,500 square-feet of retail floor space. In addition to Trails and Treads, Performance Running located at 398 Oil Well Road in Jackson, which Magruder co-owns with Danny Crossett, will become a Fleet Feet as well.

“There’s been a lot of changes to retail and running since I first opened in 1997, and partnering with Fleet Feet ensures I’m able stay ahead of those changes,” says Magruder. “Fleet Feet’s approach to outfitting the runner from head-to-toe with the right products and information, as well as its focus on building strong running communities, aligns with my approach. This partnership will allow my staff to support and inspire runners in even more powerful ways, and I can’t wait for the community to see what’s coming.”

Founded in 1976, Fleet Feet is the largest franchisor of locally owned and operated running stores with 178 locations in 37 states and a national headquarters in Carrboro, N.C.

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