MISSION STATEMENT: To establish an elite and competitive branch of racing at Fleet Feet Sports Columbus to increase the visibility of the brand at competitive outlets and provide local athletes with post-collegiate support in their competitive racing endeavors. We are dedicated to help athletes improve and reach the best of their abilities year after year. We are looking for athletes who have the potential to qualify for USA Championships and to be competitive in major US races.

STANDARDS: To encourage performance and draw high performing athletes, time standards will need to be met before joining the club. In the past calendar year, athletes must have ran any of the following times.


  • 1500m: 5:00
  • Mile: 5:22
  • 3k: 10:45
  • 5k: 19:00
  • 8k: 31:00
  • 10k: 40:00
  • 10 Mile: 1:07:30
  • Half Marathon: 1:30:00
  • Marathon: 3:10:00


  • 1500m: 4:10
  • Mile: 4:30
  • 3k: 9:00
  • 5k: 15:45
  • 8k: 26:30
  • 10k: 33:00
  • 10 Mile: 55:00
  • Half Marathon: 1:15:00
  • Marathon: 2:36:00

If an athlete can hit the minimum standards listed above, they are welcomed and encouraged to use the contact form below to apply to join. The team will provide them with an in-store discount to use at Fleet Feet Columbus, jersey, and additional gear to use for training. In turn, the athlete is required to represent the company and help us create visibility. Entry into several local races and USATF Club championships will be provided.