The 50 Best Running Stores in America have been announced by Running Insight magazine. We are excited to share that over 60% of them use the Promoboxx marketing platform to easily promote content for the footwear brands whose products they sell – and drive local sales while creating a community of runners!

How Were the Best Running Stores Selected?

According to Running Insight, specialty running stores go through a four-step process before achieving the honor of being one of the 50 Best Running Stores in America.

  1. The store is nominated by their customers.
  2. The nominated store applies – sharing information on their community involvement, the brands they carry, their outstanding employees, and what makes them unique.
  3. A select number of nominees are secretly visited by a committee from the Franklin Media Group, the top merchandising company in sports retail, focusing on 20 categories of excellence.
  4. Finally, the stores are anonymously rated by vendors based on how they work as a partner.

This rigorous process makes sure that the absolute best running stores make this list!

Specialty Retail: The Premiere Channel for Customer Engagement and Influence

Specialty retailers pride themselves on providing exceptional customer shopping experiences, having expert product knowledge, and being the absolute best resource for their local communities. This is why leading footwear brands rely on their specialty retail partners to meaningfully connect with dedicated runners around the world.

Promoboxx is proud to be a part of so many of the best running stores in America’s local marketing and we are excited to continue to support these stores, the brands they work with, and their local shoppers!

Why the Best Running Stores Love Using Promoboxx

Congratulations to all of the stores that were selected for the top fifty! Here are just a few of those who are using Promoboxx to help with their digital marketing efforts:

Fleet Feet Sports Huntsville

Promoboxx is awesome! I’ve really enjoyed being able to add the content to our social media posts.Fleet Feet Sports Huntsville

Fleet Feet Sports Huntsville Twitter Share through Promoboxx

Marathon Sports

Promoboxx is so easy. It’s nice to be able to just log on, access New Balance content, and with a few clicks, you’re ready to go. I now don’t have to call or email someone and wait for them to get me the assets.Marathon Sports

Marathon Sports Facebook Share through Promoboxx

Big River Running

Promoboxx saves me time on my social media efforts and is an extra brain with creative ideas on my marketing team.Big River Running

Big River Running Twitter Share through Promoboxx

Provide Your Retailers with an Easy Digital Marketing Solution 

To successfully engage local customers on digital channels and drive them in-store, specialty retailers like the ones above need access to high-quality content from the brands they carry!

Promoboxx is a retail marketing platform for brands to collaborate with, co-market with and increase sales through local, independent retailers. Brands invite retailers to participate in both organic and paid multi-channel digital marketing campaigns using brand-approved content that creates urgency and creative that is always consistent, on-brand, and beautiful. Retailers then customize the content for their local markets and automatically promote it to their earned and paid audiences across social, email, mobile, and web channels — all with just a few clicks.

With insight into the overall health of the retailer network and local campaign performance, Promoboxx helps brands support local commerce, while also making the right digital marketing decisions for their business.

Contact us to learn more about Promoboxx today >

Are you a retailer looking to get the same world-class local marketing support as these stores? Reach out to us to learn more!


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