Subscribe Register Login

Thursday, July 31, 2014, 8:55 p.m.
Top Picks - Capture Arkansas

LR's Easy Runner sells to Fleet Feet Inc.

By ArkansasOnline

This article was published February 13, 2013 at 11:19 a.m.

A Little Rock store that provides specialized running apparel and accessories was sold to a national franchise on Wednesday.

According to a news release, Easy Runner in Little Rock was sold to Fleet Feet Inc. after nearly 17 years of operation.

“It has been my good fortune to have grown a business as the sport of running grew,” Easy Runner owner Gary Smith said. “I have had an amazing group of employees, and we have been passionate about helping our customers achieve their goals."

Smith, who has been involved in the Little Rock running community since 1976, also founded the Firecracker Fast 5k, according to the release.

Fleet Feet Inc. Chief Operating Officer Jeff Phillips said he intends to continue Smith's legacy at the Little Rock location.

"Gary has been a fixture in the Little Rock running community for decades and we will do our best to honor him by continuing to provide a health and wellness resource to the community and an amazing experience for the customer," Phillips said.

The operating partners of the new store, Noelle and Sean Coughlan, bring with them to Little Rock more than 10 years of experience in the specialty running industry, the release states.

Comments on: LR's Easy Runner sells to Fleet Feet Inc.

To report abuse or misuse of this area please hit the "Suggest Removal" link in the comment to alert our online managers. Read our Terms of Use policy.

Subscribe Register Login

You must login to make comments.

TOP JOBS

  • Music & after school teachers p/t

    MUSIC &after school teachers p/Tat WLR Private School. A...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Weekend reporter

    The Sentinel-Record newspaper in Hot Springs has an immediat...
    Hot Springs, AR

  • Full time sales person

    pine bluff and hot springs areas need one fulltime sales per...
    Pine Bluff, AR

  • Machine operators

    earn egg-cellent pay openings Along with an excellent compen...
    SILOAM SPRINGS, AR

  • Laborers

    top pay Concrete Finishers Form Carpenters Apply in person ...
    Little Rock, AR

Search 893 jobs >

Top Picks - Capture Arkansas
Arkansas Online