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STRIDE: Redefining Running for EveryoneSTRIDE is the pioneer […]

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Year Established: 2019
Category Locations: Retail
Available Ownership Type: Semi-Absentee
Corporate HQ City: Irvine
Corporate HQ State: California
Investment Range: $100,000+
Canada Franchising: Yes
Latin America Franchising: Yes
India Franchising: Yes
Franchise Fee: $60,000
Royalty Percentage: 7%
Veteran Discount: Yes
E2/EB5 Visas: Yes
Master Franchise Opportunities: Yes


STRIDE: Redefining Running for EveryoneSTRIDE is the pioneer of indoor running franchises, reinventing the way people approach cardio and fitness. Founded in 2017, STRIDE flips the script on traditional running. Forget intimidating tracks and competitive vibes; STRIDE welcomes walkers, joggers, and runners of all levels in a supportive and inclusive environment.Their secret sauce lies in a combination of innovative technology and expert coaching. Each STRIDE studio boasts sleek Woodway treadmills that adapt to your individual pace, eliminating the pressure to keep up with others. Certified Run Coaches lead dynamic interval training classes, catering to diverse fitness goals and preferences. Whether you're a seasoned athlete seeking a challenge or a complete beginner starting your fitness journey, STRIDE empowers you to run at your own rhythm.Beyond the Treadmill: A Holistic Fitness ExperienceSTRIDE goes beyond just treadmills. Their signature class formats cater to various needs and preferences. The HIIT-inspired "Burn" class torches calories and boosts metabolism, while "Endurance" challenges your stamina with longer intervals. And for those seeking a more balanced workout, "Stride & Strength" combines treadmill work with targeted bodyweight exercises, building both cardiovascular and muscular strength.But STRIDE isn't just about the workout. It's about fostering a community. Their studios are designed to be welcoming and motivating, with a strong emphasis on camaraderie and support. Members cheer each other on, share their fitness goals, and celebrate each other's achievements. This positive and encouraging atmosphere keeps people coming back for more, making STRIDE more than just a gym; it's a fitness family.A Booming Franchise Opportunity with a Proven Track RecordBacked by the powerhouse Xponential Fitness, STRIDE is experiencing rapid growth. With over 100 studios open across the US and Canada, and international expansion on the horizon, STRIDE presents a lucrative franchise opportunity for passionate entrepreneurs. Their comprehensive support system, coupled with a unique and in-demand fitness concept, makes STRIDE an attractive option for those seeking to tap into the booming boutique fitness market.So, whether you're a fitness enthusiast looking for a transformative workout or an entrepreneur seeking a rewarding business venture, STRIDE has something to offer. With its innovative approach, inclusive environment, and focus on community, STRIDE is redefining running and making fitness accessible and enjoyable for everyone.

Support & Training offered by STRIDE

STRIDE provides a comprehensive support and training program for new franchise owners, ensuring they have the tools and knowledge to launch and successfully operate their studios. Here's a breakdown of the key elements:Pre-opening Support:Site Selection and Lease Negotiation: Assistance in finding the ideal location, including access to pre-approved sites and real estate brokers experienced with XPO brands.Construction and Design: Guidance on construction plans and interior design to ensure studios adhere to STRIDE's brand standards and functionality.Equipment and Technology: Sourcing equipment at competitive prices and setting up technology infrastructure for heart rate monitoring and other class features.Hiring and Training: Support in recruiting and training qualified coaches, sales staff, and other team members with comprehensive onboarding programs.Marketing and Membership Sales: Development of a customized marketing plan and sales training to attract and onboard members efficiently.Training and Ongoing Support:Franchisee Training: A three-day intensive training course at the STRIDE headquarters covering operational systems, marketing strategies, financial management, and leadership skills.Staff Training: Sales training for the studio team and comprehensive training for coaches on STRIDE's workout formats, safety protocols, and motivational techniques.Field Operations Support: Dedicated regional field consultants providing on-site guidance and ongoing support throughout the year.Weekly and Monthly Webinars: Regular online sessions covering new programs, marketing updates, operational best practices, and industry trends.One-on-one Support: Direct access to STRIDE headquarters for personalized support and problem-solving whenever needed.Annual Franchise Convention: A platform to network with other franchise owners, learn from industry experts, and participate in workshops on various aspects of running a STRIDE studio.Additional Resources:Online Knowledge Base: A comprehensive library of resources and documentation covering all aspects of operating a STRIDE franchise.Peer Network: Connection to a network of other STRIDE franchise owners for knowledge sharing, mentorship, and peer support.Marketing Materials: Access to brand-approved marketing materials and templates to ensure consistent and effective marketing campaigns.Remember, STRIDE's parent company, Xponential Fitness, has extensive experience supporting fitness franchises, ensuring a high level of expertise and resources available to new STRIDE owners.

Additional Information

Category Location Retail
Number of Units Open
Investment Range $379,990 - $554,690
Master Franchise false
Home based franchise YES
Item 19 Franchise YES
Veteran Discount YES
Franchise Opportunities in Canada YES
International Franchise Opportunities
E2/EB5 Visa Franchise YES
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