One more step.
We were not avid runners. We were not track or cross country stars. We were two adults trying to drop post-college weight on a shoestring budget. After our first 5k we fell in love with the running community.
In 2016 we moved to Libertyville and stumbled into the running store. We spent four years as fit specialists, management, building community relationships, racing and balancing family life. Our family consists of 5 now, and in February 2020 we came full circle opening 847 Running Company in the heart of downtown Libertyville, IL.
Our intention for 847 Running Company is to be a reminder that being active is made better by the company you keep. It’s a place for the walker, weight loss runner, student athlete, road racer, trail aficionado, the parent, postpartum mama, stroller pushing dad, college grad, kids, fitness omnivore and Lake County small business supporter. We live here. We eat here. We shop here. We raise kids here. We run these streets. We walk these streets. We bike these trails.
Welcome to our family. How may we help you?
Kal, Nicole, Petra, Luca, Maeva
Bring in your current shoes for a look into your natural wear pattern. We will use this time to get to know you and meet you where you are in your journey in order to get you where you want to be. Pains? Injury history? Goals? The more detail the better.
We will guide you through a visual assessment of your walk, run and/or biomechanical measures.
We will recommend various brands and styles tailored to your needs. Feel free to test the shoes via our treadmill, a few laps around the store or even on the sidewalk (weather permitting).