Fleet Feet Sports is nationwide retail store specializing in footwear and apparel for North America's runners, joggers, and walkers. Each store is a locally owned and operated franchise of Fleet Feet, Inc. The people of Fleet Feet Sports take the time to understand their customers' footwear and apparel needs. While each store is centrally focused on running and walking, the unique sport and fitness needs of the local market are represented.
The knowledgeable staff of Fleet Feet Knoxville will apply the Personal FIT Process to fit each customer with the right footwear, apparel, and accessories. Fleet Feet Knoxville will carry a full line of footwear and apparel from vendors such as Asics, Brooks, Mizuno, Moving Comfort, New Balance, Saucony, Sugoi, and more. Fleet Feet Knoxville will strive to become the heart and "sole" of the Eastern Tennessee running and walking community. The store along with the vendors will sponsor training runs and walks, clinics and vendor presentations. By cultivating partnership with events in the community, Fleet Feet Knoxville intends to make each running and walking experience the best it can be.
Shahin Hadian, owner of Fleet Feet Knoxville, has been an avid runner and triathlete for over 25 years. He has competed in numerous running events ranging from 1M to 50K, and triathlons from sprints to ironman distances. Shahin is a USAT Level I Triathlon Coach. He has coached beginning level athletes trying their first triathlon, to endurance athletes competing in an ironman distance. He is a fitness enthusiast, teaching indoor spinning, yoga, and swim stroke classes. Shahin has also been passionate about pursuing his own athletic dreams. He was selected to USAT’s All-American Honorable Mention in 2004 in 40-44 age group. But that is only one of his achievements. The other is crossing the finish line in many of his ironmans with his daughter, Anna Celia. Shahin has a Bachelor and Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology with a concentration in French.
Cheryl enjoys running for the sake of running. Without being competitive, she uses outdoor running as a stress reliever. However, she is not a stranger to the regimented training as she has competed in sprint triathlons and running events from 5K to full marathon. She brings a sense of balance and joie de vivre to the store. Cheryl has a Bachelor of Information and Computer Science from Georgia Institute of Technology.
Cheryl and Shahin have been married for over 20 years and have a wonderful daughter, Anna Celia. They have been active in their running and fitness community. Their athletic experience and backgrounds complement each others and will allow for exceptional service to their customers! They are passionate about fitness and dream of making the Fleet Feet Knoxville the gathering place for runners, walkers, and fitness enthusiasts of all abilities. Knoxville has an incredible running community and Fleet Feet Knoxville will be there to support it.