Fleet Feet Menlo Park

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Yesterday, Lisa Taggart and Jim Gothers, owners of Fleet Feet in downtown Menlo Park, hosted a Rainbow Run to celebrate diversity and inclusivity as part of Pride Month.

About 45 runners wore bright and colorful clothing for the flat 4.5 mile run through the city. Post run, the gathered for some drinks and snacks behind the store.

Jim is pictured with long time runner Helen Shen and Lori Mazzei, one of the store’s half-marathon

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Spotted: Fleet Feet Menlo Park running coaches in Cuban hats at Carpaccio

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Dining at Carpaccio a few nights ago, we spotted a good-looking group of ladies all wearing straw hats. Curious about the occasion, we wandered over to the table, only to find that Fleet Feet Menlo Park owner Lisa Taggert (far left) was one of them. She followed up with an email the next day: “The group of […]

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Fleet Feet Menlo Park front and center at Nike Women’s Half Marathon

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The Nike Women’s Half Marathon was held in San Francisco this morning and running the route was the Fleet Feet Menlo Park training team. Special shout out to InMenlo contributing photographer Irene Searles, (pictured right) in the center of photo (no cap). And congratulations to all participants!

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Downtown Menlo Park’s pop up park becomes fitness magnet

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Wondering how the grassed block of space in downtown Menlo Park on Chestnut Street is being enjoyed? Well, we spotted a Fleet Feet half-marathon training group doing yoga after a five- mile run on Tuesday night. The Yoga instruction was led by FORTHFIT, a new kind of personal fitness experience company. It was wonderful to have […]

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Fleet Feet Menlo Park hosts run for Nepal on May 7 at 6:30

Emails David Lewin-Rown, Event Director at Fleet Feet Menlo Park: “We are hosting a fundraising Run for Nepal tonight (May 7) at 6:30 pm. We hope it to be a very positive event in Menlo Park to help a community in need. “Our longtime inventory employee, Tashi Sherpa, grew up in Namche Bazar, Nepal, which […]

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Girl Scout Fun Run made its debut today at Fleet Feet in Menlo Park

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The first Girl Scout Fun Run took off from Fleet Feet in Menlo Park this morning with many participants sporting green. Fleet Feet co-owner Lisa Taggart gave us a heads up: “It’s a 2-mile run for Girl Scouts, their families, and supporters in the community, all followed by Girl Scout cookies and other treats at the […]

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Fleet Feet Menlo Park training group celebrate finishing Nike Women’s Half Marathon

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Editor’s note: InMenlo contributing photographers Irene Searles and Laura Hamilton ran the Nike Women’s Half Marathon last weekend. Irene trained with Fleet Feet Menlo Park. Last night the training teams gathered for a celebration party. Fleet Feet co-owner Lisa Taggart shared some thoughts: We had 156 people registered through our class. There were 135 race registrations […]

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Fleet Feet Menlo Park hosts 4th annual Ghost Run on Oct. 25

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Fleet Feet Menlo Park owners Lisa Taggert and Jim Gothers are inviting all neighborhood critters, creatures, ghosts and goblins to participate in the store’s 4th annual Ghost Run on Saturday, Oct. 25, at 9:30 am, starting at Nealon Park (800 Middle Ave.). “Join us a flat, fast 5K in downtown Menlo Park,” they say. “Enjoy snacks and […]

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Runners don costumes for annual Fleet Feet Menlo Park’s 5K Ghost Run

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Lisa Taggart, who owns Fleet Feet Menlo Park along with husband Jim Gothers, sent in some fun photos from the stores annual 5K Ghost Run, which was held yesterday, taken near the finish area in Nealon Park. Photo top shows the costume contest winners (two Star Wars families and Zom-bees) with contest judge Wendy Bell […]

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Fleet Feet owners Lisa Taggart and Jim Gothers make fostering community as important as selling shoes

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The fall of 2008 was not a great time to buy a business, let alone expand one. But, that’s just the step husband and wife Jim Gothers and Lisa Taggart took, buying The Runner’s High in downtown Menlo Park and renaming it Fleet Feet. “I’d worked at Runner’s High for eight years before becoming a […]

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