Tuesday, April 16, 2013
The Pikesville store's regular event will be a show of solidarity in light of the bombings at the Boston Marathon, said owner Karen Levin. All are welcome to attend.
The bombings at the Boston Marathon have shaken the running world, but runners will not quit. "It's a terrible, terrible thing," Karen Levin, owner of Fleet Feet in Pikesville said Tuesday about the Monday bombings. Along with other running stores in the area and the country, however, Fleet Feet is dedicating its 6 p.m. Tuesday run to those who are and were in Boston. "Mainly to say, 'We are there with them, we are running in solidarity, and we are going to continue to run,'" she said. While the runners Levin and her husband Bobby know made it through the marathon without injury, she said she has heard that there "were some injured from Maryland." A Cockeysville resident was among them. Read the report on Hunt Valley-Cockeysville Patch. A …
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
A 3-mile run will be held at 9:11 a.m. Sept. 9 at Fleet Feet.
McGruff the Crime Dog will greet runners at the finish line of the 3-mile Run Far/Support local event in Pikesville. Fleet Feet is holding this event Sept. 9 to benefit the Pikesville Police & Community Relations Council and the Pikesville Volunteer Fire Company. The race, held by Fleet Feet, starts at 9:11 a.m. at the store, 1809 Reisterstown Rd. at the Festival at Woodholme shopping center. There will be booths, freebies and raffles, according to an event flier. Get a one-of-a-kind Tech shirt for a $25 race donation, or a Tech shirt for a $15 donation. For more information, call Fleet Feet at 410-484-6565.
Monday, September 3, 2012
With so much closed, we're looking to promote what's actually open today.
Fleet Feet in Pikesville is open, so are Petit Feet Footwear & Belle Bambini is open, according to our Facebook readers. Here's your chance to promote your favorite shop, restaurant or event for today, Labor Day 2012. Know of something that's open? Tell us about it in the comments box below this article.
Friday, April 13, 2012
Patch Readers praise Fleet Feet Sports as their favorite in the area, from among nine other stores.
Pikesville's own Fleet Feet Sports is the best sporting goods shop in the Pikesville area, according to this week's Readers' Choice poll. The local favorite garnered an overwhelming 54 percent of the 31 total votes, beating out nine other shops in the area. "Fleet Feet, hands down!" commented one reader who goes by the screenname JT. A few others left similar comments on the poll, cheering on Fleet Feet as their favorite store. In second place among Pikesville Patch readers was Princeton Sports, with 22 percent of the votes. Visit the poll to review the results and the full list of shops.
Thursday, April 12, 2012
An anti-Semitic prank in California is raising ire among some Pikesville Patch readers; and Fleet Feet leads in the Readers Choice poll as best sporting goods shop.
The three girls who allegedly committed an anti-Semitic act in California, and the woman who drove them, should be prosecuted, one Pikesville Patch reader said. "Prosecute them and the mother for a hate crime," said Victoria Minkov on Pikesville Patch's Facebook page. That comment got two 'likes.' According to a report in Chatsworth Patch in California, the prank included dog feces on the porch of a home, as well as swastikas and the word 'Jew' written in maple syrup along the home's walkway. In the poll attached to the story on Pikesville Patch, the first vote cast blames the alleged incident on the woman who allegedly drove the girls to the home. Whose fault do you think it is? Vote in the Pikesville Patch poll, or post your opinion in …
Friday, December 16, 2011
The two magazines honored the Pikesville running store last week during a ceremony in Austin, Texas.
Fleet Feet Sports in Pikesville made Running Insight and Competitor magazines' top 50 running stores list, according to a news release from the publications. "The local retailer was recognized by a panel of industry experts for its outstanding service, product knowledge and merchandising," the release states. The Pikesville business received the award Dec. 9 during a ceremony in Austin, Texas. Fleet Feet is owned by Bobby and Karen Levin. Receiving the top honor was Shuh's Idaho Running Co., according to Competitor magazine's website. The process of selecting the 50 stores began with customers nominating their favorite stores located in the United States and more than 150 nominations were received, the website stated. The judging process …
Wednesday, September 28, 2011
A run/walk held this month, along with T-shirt sales, netted Fleet Feet a nice donation for the Police & Community Relations Council and the Pikesville Volunteer Fire Company.
Local police and fire organizations received $1,000 each Tuesday thanks to money raised during a Pikesville benefit run and walk earlier this month. The three-mile event, Always Remember, Never Forget 9-11, was held Sept. 11 to coincide with the 10th anniversary of the attacks on the U.S. On Tuesday, in the middle of The Festival at Woodholme parking lot, Fleet Feet owners Karen and Bobby Levin presented a $1,000 check to the Pikesville Precinct's Police & Community Relations Council, and another to the Pikesville Volunteer Fire Company. The Levins, along with Baltimore County police Sgt. Vickie Warehime, spearheaded the event. Members of the police Explorers group helped with parking.