Serving the south side of Chicago and the south suburbs
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Hands down the best running store I have been to . . . Bev and Jim absolutely love running and it shows in their interactions with their customers.
Locally owned! That's usually enough for me, but combined with competitive pricing and a staff who knows what they are talking about, and there's no reason to go anywhere else on the SW Side. I'll be back.
I just had one of the most enjoyable shopping experiences I really have ever had . . . [T]he owners take the time to get to know you, to learn your habits, and to make helpful suggestions.