Fleet Feet Owner and Operating Partner 
Summit 2019 Agenda

Meeting Days

Friday, October 11, 2019
7:30 - 10:30am
McCormick Place for Marathon Expo
11:15am - 5:00pm 
Hyatt Regency Chicago
Saturday, October 12, 2019
9:00am - 4:30pm 
Hyatt Regency Chicago

Marathon Sunday
October 13, 2019

We encourage everyone to stay and cheer on the brand and those running the marathon. We have quite a few options to participate in Race Day events, as well as a post-race party, hosted by Saucony, on Sunday evening.
Awesome things are still in the works and when everything is finalized, we'll update this page with the final agenda of activities!

Detailed Agenda for Weekend Activities

Thursday, October 10



Friday, October 11

Location: McCormick Place – 2301 South King Drive

7:30 am           Meet up for Expo Tour.   Meeting place: Gold wall by main entrance/main info booth                         

8:00 am           Tour of Nike Expo Booth

9:00 am           Tour expo. Runners pick up packets

9:45 am           Welcome presentations by Fleet Feet and Race Director, Carey Pinkowski

10:30 am         Travel to Hyatt Regency hotel for Fleet Feet meetings and education


Location: Hyatt Regency, 151 East Upper Wacker Drive, Ballroom Level, Regency A

11:15 am         Bell Leadership Seminar, Part I.

12:15pm          Lunch on your own.

1:15 pm           Bell Leadership Seminar, Part II.

4:30 pm           Meetings for the day adjourn.

5:00 pm           Fleet Feet Event (TBD).

7:00 pm           Dinner on your own.            



Saturday, October 12

Location: Hyatt Regency, 151 East Upper Wacker Drive, Ballroom Level, Regency A

9:00 am           Store Support Team updates on initiatives including the next generation of fit id, Do The Run Thing, the new RICS POS system, and more.

11:30 am         Gatorade fuels all athletes for all athletic occasions and understands that each athlete has unique needs determined by their physiological make-up and the sport they play. Gatorade and the Gatorade Sports Science Institute will give you a look at new innovation coming in 2020 to help athletes know more about their bodies’ needs and how to meet those needs to perform at their best. 

12:00 pm         Lunch on your own.

1:00 pm           Education table talks.

3:30 pm           2020 business planning session

4:30 pm           Meetings for the day adjourn.

Dinner on your own.



Sunday, October 13

There are numerous ways to participate in the race day experience. When you register, let us know if you are lacing up to run. Or choose from activities such as helping the Fleet Feet Chicago team man aid station #8 or watching the finishers from the East Side Bleachers.

7:00 pm           Post-Race Party Hosted by Saucony at Goose Island Barrel House (603 North Sacramento Blvd)