Charm City Run's general manager offers his expert advice on training for the marathon.
I suppose I was relieved when Charm City Run general manager Brian Nasuta didn't groan when I told him I hadn't started preparing for the Baltimore Running Festival. Part of me refuses to admit just how far I've left myself go since high school. The other part of me looks in a mirror and sees I can't fit into my old soccer jerseys. It was that latter part of me that made me pick up a phone and call Charm City Run for a bit of advice about preparing for the Baltimore Running Festival. (Click through the slideshow above to see what Nasuta has to say.) Nasuta stressed consistency throughout the five points of advice he gave. I (Lutherville-Timonium Patch) along with three colleagues from Essex-Middle River Patch, North Baltimore Patch …
Patch takes a closer look at the popular running shoe and apparel retailer.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
- Nick DiMarco
Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Charm City Run, the popular running shoe and apparel retailer, will be expanding operations next year with the grand opening of a fifth store located in Locust Point. “We were just looking for a good spot, centrally located for the downtown running community,” said Deirdre Weadock, who will be the new store’s manager. Weadock has worked part-time for six years at the Timonium Charm City Run location, which is the flagship of the retailer's current four stores. “I think it’s the customer service experience that we provide,” she said of the chain’s popularity. “We really get to know our customers. Fitting shoes isn’t just a quick measuring, slap on a pair of shoes that look cool thing.” When a customer comes in to purchase a shoe, trained…