On Thursday, Nike will debut its largest store dedicated to runners on the corner of Fifth Avenue and West 20th Street. The shop, called Nike Running Flatiron, will carry everything you need to get your marathon on, which includes men's and women's running, training, and sportswear gear. The two-floor shop will also feature a bit of NYC athletic heritage, in the form of a reclaimed wooden bleacher from a local city college.
The store will include a digital service station, and the opportunity to have your gait analyzed with an iPad. Whether or not you're on that level yet, you can participate in free group runs on Tuesdays at 6pm, courtesy of the Nike+ Run Club. If you wear out your kicks in the process, feel free to donate them to the shop—they'll recycle them into new sneakers, bags, and even sport courts.
· Nike Will Open a Store Solely Dedicated to Running in Flatiron [Racked NY]
· Nike Running [Nike]