The Running Specialty Group, a Colorado-based subsidiary of The Finish Line Inc. (Nasdaq: FINL), has added another Indiana company. The acquisition of Bloomington-based Indiana Running Co. brings RSG's store count to more than 70 U.S. locations. February 25, 2015

News Release

DENVER, Ind. – The Running Specialty Group (RSG) announced today an increased footprint in the Midwest with the addition of Bloomington-based Indiana Running Company. This addition brings the company's store count to 71 retail locations nationwide, including five in Indiana – the Hoosier state.

“Located in the heart of Bloomington, Indiana Running Company is a community-minded establishment with a laser focus on service and making each customer interaction meaningful,” said Bill Kirkendall, president of Running Specialty Group. “Indiana Running Company's business model is truly specialty which aligns very well with RSG's operating standards.”

Indiana Running Company opened its doors in 2007 and serves the athletic community of South Central Indiana with the mantra, “custom fit for your custom feet.” In addition to weekly group runs and training initiatives, the shop manages several community running events including timing and results data services. More information about Indiana Running Company can be found online at

About Running Specialty Group

The Running Specialty Group (RSG) is an operating segment of The Finish Line, Inc. (NASDAQ: FINL). This includes 71 specialty running stores in 16 states and the District of Columbia under The Running Company, Run On!, Blue Mile, Boulder Running Company, Roncker's Running Spot, Running Fit, VA Runner, Capital RunWalk, Richmond RoadRunner, Garry Gribble's Running Sports, Run Colorado, Raleigh Running Outfitters, Striders and Indiana Running Company banners. More information is available at or Follow RSG on Twitter at and “like” RSG on Facebook at

Source: The Running Specialty Group

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