STRIDE Sprints To 50 Franchise Agreements
Boutique Running and Walking Concept Attracts Interest from Entrepreneurs across the Nation
April 23, 2020 // Franchising.com // IRVINE, Calif. - STRIDE, a boutique fitness franchise that offers treadmill-based classes of cardio and strength intervals, announced today that it has signed over 50 franchise agreements. STRIDE, which taps into the universal popularity of running and walking, currently has two studios open in California and plans to open several locations nationwide in the next few years.
The recently signed franchise agreements will bring STRIDE to several new markets including Dallas, Chicago, Sacramento, Scottsdale, Knoxville, Tulsa, Fort Lauderdale and Jacksonville Beach, with six locations planned in both South Bay and San Diego, California.
“We are thrilled at how positively entrepreneurs are taking to the STRIDE concept, and can’t wait to introduce our incredible workouts to thousands of new members across the nation,” said Jeff Stokes, President of STRIDE. “Walking and running are such fundamental parts of human movement, so we know people of all ages, abilities and fitness levels will find something to love in our programming, especially as the economy starts to reopen and people are seeking an outlet to move and connect with others.”
Founded in 2017 in Pasadena, CA, STRIDE taps into 60 million runners and 110 million people who identify as walkers in the U.S. alone with its treadmill-based workouts that provide a mix of cardio and strength intervals, all performed on state-of-the-art Woodway Treadmills. Whether someone wants to walk, jog or run, there are levels for everybody to participate, progress and prosper. With three core class formats and a unique leveling system that allows clients to take every class as a walker or runner, each individual is able to find the workout that best aligns with their fitness abilities and goals.
STRIDE is actively seeking qualified franchise partners in various cities across the country. Headquartered in Irvine, CA, STRIDE is backed by Xponential Fitness, a curator of boutique fitness brands across a variety of fitness and wellness verticals including Pure Barre, Club Pilates, CycleBar, StretchLab, Row House, YogaSix and AKT. With a seasoned corporate team that has extensive experience in fitness franchising, STRIDE offers franchisees tremendous support, infrastructure and knowledge to ensure their success in launching and operating a franchise. The total investment range to open a STRIDE studio is $233,900 to $493,000.
Founded in 2017, STRIDE is a treadmill-based cardio and strength workout designed for every fitness level. An engaging program led by dynamic authorized trainers, STRIDE offers a supportive and inclusive environment providing three signature class formats including interval, endurance-based and strength training. STRIDE is headquartered in Irvine, CA and backed by Xponential Fitness, the largest franchisor of boutique fitness brands.
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