Runnings Store Moving Into Former Sam’s Club Facility, Offers 70 Jobs

LAKEWOOD – Runnings, an outdoor store based in Marshall, Minn., has announced it is opening a new store in the former Sam’s Club building on Fairmount Avenue in Lakewood.

Running said the new store will provide 70 new jobs to the area and will open sometime this fall.

“We open new stores where there is a strong demand from customers who live and love the rural lifestyle,” Runnings CEO Dennis Reed said. “We’re very excited to open our doors and serve customers in these two communities with a wide selection of trusted brands, competitive prices and hometown friendly customer service.”

In addition to the Lakewood store, one is also planned for Plattsburgh, N.Y. The 720 Fairmount Ave. location is 115,000 square-feet.

A Runnings spokesperson said job applications should be available June 1.

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