GRAND BLANC, MI — Brad Brown has been a health buff for a lot of his life, however in 2016, he took it to the following stage by quitting his company job and shopping for a health retailer.
5 years later, he’s opened a second location.
Full Runner, positioned at 11303 S. Saginaw St. in Grand Blanc, opened its doorways on Monday, March 1. The situation was initially residence to Palace Jewelers.
The shop presents footwear, exercise gear, attire and diet merchandise, mirroring the primary location in Flint that opened in 1985.
“We attempt to keep on prime of what the most recent stuff is and we attempt to pleasure ourselves on being the consultants on quite a lot of the stuff,” Brown, proprietor of Full Health, mentioned.
Brown bought the Flint location about 5 years in the past after he noticed the enterprise was on the market. Quickly after, he give up his company job and commenced operating a enterprise that aligned together with his private pursuits.
“I needed to do one thing of my very own with health and operating and triathlon and all that stuff are my ardour and I used to be making an attempt to determine learn how to make a profession out of it,” Brown mentioned.
Brown, a triathlete, has accomplished 12 Ironman races, he shared.
Costs for gadgets within the retailer vary from $1 for a gel packet as much as $3,000 for a treadmill, Brown mentioned. Bigger machines such because the treadmill and elliptical are positioned on the Flint retailer, he added.
“I purchased the shop in 2016, the unique one, and it’s sort of at all times been on my radar that we would want to increase – the Flint group and retailer is unbelievable, however I believe we sort of maxed out on the client base and what we have been in a position to do for probably the most half in that space,” Brown mentioned. “So we actually needed to have the ability to provide our companies and experience to extra individuals.”
Brown is actively in search of extra workers to fill part-time and full-time positions on the retailer. These desirous about working or making use of on the enterprise ought to be personable and keen about operating, strolling and health, he mentioned.
The enterprise proprietor encourages potential consumers and individuals who simply wish to get energetic to cease by.
“Come out and see us, we’re making an attempt to be a little bit little bit of the hub for the group,” Brown mentioned. “Even when you don’t wanna store right here, it’s a superb place to start out a run or a stroll.”
To be taught extra about Full Runner or to inquire about one of many job positions, go to their web site here.
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