The Running Specialty Group (RSG), which is owned by The Finish Line, acquired Raleigh Running Outfitters. The addition adds to its October-2014 acquisition of Capital RunWalk, also in greater Triangle area.
“We are pleased to expand our footprint in North Carolina through the addition of Raleigh Running Outfitters,” said Bill Kirkendall, Running Specialty Group president. “As runners ourselves, we know that passion combined with the correct product, technology, service standards and knowledge are all elements for success in running specialty.”
Raleigh Running Outfitters was founded in 2003 by avid runner and marathoner Jim Micheels and his wife, Carolyn. It currently serves the Raleigh and Cary communities. RSG operates 68 running stores in 15 states and the District of Columbia under The Running Company, Run On!, Blue Mile, Boulder Running Company, Roncker’s Running Spot, Running Fit, VA Runner, Capital RunWalk, Richmond RoadRunner, Garry Gribble’s Running Sports, Run Colorado and Raleigh Running Outfitters banners.