Fit Feet at Fleet Feet

DeKalb Medical podiatrist, Dr Ingie El-Khashab, will be discussing the best way to keep your feet healthy in her informative discussion, “Fit Feet” on Wednesday, August 31 at 6:15pm at Fleet Feet in Decatur. Dr. El Khashab will discuss what to do for your aches and pains, help you to know when it’s time for that new pair of running shoes and will also discuss common foot conditions such as blisters, bunions and bone spurs. The presentation is free and open to the community.

Fleet Feet is located at 431 W Ponce de Leon Avenue in downtown Decatur.

Learn About Injury Prevention and Joint Care Free at Fleet Feet

Fleet Feet Begins WalkFit Program

From our Friends at FleetFeet:

“Attend our WalkFIT Open House this Sunday to learn all about our free new fitness program, WalkFIT.

At our Open House on May 22 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. you can:
– Get an introduction to WalkFIT
 – Participate in a Chi Walking information session by Sandy Bramlett at 2:00 p.m. or 3:00 p.m.
– Join our group walk at 4:00 p.m. to get started

WalkFIT is a brand new program, geared towards anyone looking to kick-start or maintain a fitness program. All activity levels are encouraged to join. What’s more, it’s FREE and you can do it from home!

 Here’s how to get started:
– Register at Fleet Feet Decatur to join
Use a pedometer to track your steps and post your progress on our WalkFIT website
– Attend monthly group walks and events
– Receive motivational emails
– Get FIT!

If you need a pedometer to count your steps, purchase one at Fleet Feet for $20. If you buy shoes with your pedometer, we’ll give you a $20 store credit!

Come in and sign up today! For questions, please call 404.371.0208″

FleetFeet Offers Peachtree Road Race Training

Join the folks at FleetFeet for the Peachtree Road Race training program and get the most out of your race day. They are offering three training programs, so you can decide what’s best for you.

 From Fleet Feet:
“We’ve designed the Fleet Feet Decatur 10K Training Program to help you reach your full potential through a proven combination of efficient, purposeful training techniques, mentored coaching, and the community and support of other runners, just like you.

Training begins April 26, 2011 through race day on July 4. Register by April 12 and receive $10 off any shoe purchase made by May 15. Time trial spots for our Gold and Silver program (see below) begin April 11.”

  Sign up at Fleet Feet Decatur today for one of  three training programs:

· Personalized Training Program-includes consultation with Coach & 1-mile time trial to determine training paces
· Coached Tuesday speed workouts & Thursday tempo runs that build speed and stamina
· Saturday Long Runs & Coaching Topics
· Technical Training Shirt
· Post-Race Party
· Mentored & Email Coaching
· Price: $149  Alum: $119 for 36 coached sessions

· Same as Gold Program but without Coached Tuesday and Thursday runs  (do these on your own)
· Price: $109  Alum: $99

· Standard Training Program
· Coached Tuesday speed workouts & Thursday tempo runs NOT INCLUDED
· Saturday Long Runs & Coaching Topics
· Technical Training Shirt
· Post-Race Party
· Mentored & Email Coaching
· Price: $59

Not sure which program is right for you? Call us at 404.371.0208 or email us at

Join Fleet Feet’s Free Run and Walk Group!

From our friends at Fleet Feet Decatur:

Win prizes, stay healthy and support Team Decatur with our new fun run/walk program “Grand Slam All Stars”, beginning January 5. You earn points for attending each Fleet Feet Runnersfun run/walk and participating in select local races. When you reach a certain point level, participants will win prizes from our sponsors, Brooks, Nike, Saucony and Mizuno.

Grand Slam All Stars helps support the Decatur Active Living Department’s Grand Slam Challenge, which encourages residents to participate in four of six local races during the year.

Here’s how you can participate in Grand Slam All Stars:

– Join our fun runs/walks on Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. and Saturdays at 8:30 a.m.
– Earn points based on the following:

  – 2 points for each fun run/walk you attend
  – 6 points for race you attend
  – 1 point for each race participant you bring
– Win prizes based on the number of points you accumulate each quarter:
  – First Base Prize = 15 points
  – Second Base Prize = 30 points
  – Home Run Prize = 45 points
  – The participants with the highest point totals will be entered in a drawing each quarter to win a free pair of shoes
– Participate all year long
, from January 5, 2011 to November 2011!

We’ll provide maps of 2, 3 and 4 mile routes. Walkers and runners of all levels (from Decatur and beyond) are welcome!

Start earning points when the program kicks off January 5. For questions, please call 404.371.0208 or email Participation is free!