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Fleet Feet's New Owners Announce the No Boundaries 5-K Training Program

Participants can be run-ready in time for the Elmhurst Turkey Trot Thanksgiving Day.

has new franchise owners.

Jason and Ashley Wells took over in June for , who are now the owners of a Fleet Feet store in Cincinnati.

Jason's dad opened a Fleet Feet in Jackson, Miss., in 2002, when Jason was in 10th grade, according to the Fleet Feet Elmhurst website. After graduating from Ole, Miss, Jason and Ashley ended up in Encino, Calif., to manage the Fleet Feet Sports there before moving to Elmhurst.

Fleet Feet Elmhurst is getting ready to kick off its next 5-k training group, No Boundaries, Ashley said.

The program is a Fleet Feet Sports and New Balance nationally sponsored beginner 5-K (3.1-mile) training program designed for people who are inactive or new to running and walking. While No Boundaries focuses specifically on beginners, all levels of walkers and runners are welcome to join.

The programs are structured to help participants cross the finish line in 10 weeks. They will be provided  with motivation, guidance and support; weekly group training runs or walks; educational clinics on topics such as proper nutrition, choosing the right gear and avoiding injury; and the camaraderie of other runners.

Fleet Feet’s No Boundaries running/walking program will begin at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12, at Fleet Feet Sports, 124 E. Schiller. Participants will get a full training schedule and a weekly Wednesday night group workout. The program also includes educational clinics on stretching, strengthening, injury prevention, gear, nutrition/hydration and more.

The No Boundaries 5K Program gives participants the goal of being race-ready in time for the on Nov. 22. 

For more information please call 630-559-3338 or e-mail Ashley Wells at ashley@fleetfeetelmhurst.com.

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