In March of 2012, Finish Line (Nasdaq: FINL) and Gart Capital Partners (GCP) officially launched a strategic partnership and formed Running Specialty Group (RSG), a leading specialty running retail business with 19 stores. GCP will manage the day-to-day operations of the stores and an ecommerce business, Run.com. Run.com will offer runners at all levels a best-of-breed digital experience that marries content, community and commerce. The mission for Run.com is to help customers LEARN, SHOP & RUN!
Running Specialty Group is one of the largest specialty running retailers in the country and offers the finest selection of footwear, apparel and accessories from top name brands. The experienced staff is always on hand to provide excellent service and support to runners of all levels. They will analyze your entire fitness regimen and be sure to provide you with the clearest, most subjective information to assist in your decision making process. Additionally, through regular group runs and hands on support at local events, the team is always active in each community served.
With over 10 years of experience in the specialty sports industry, Gart Capital Partners is determined to aggressively expand the business organically while simultaneously implementing a successful acquisition strategy.