Bloomington Running Company Startup

For those who do not know me, my name is Travis Pate. I grew up right outside of Bloomington in Solsberry, In and I am a graduate from Indiana University. Running has always been apart of my life and it has been a dream of mine to start a running company to help others on their journey. 

I am in the process getting Bloomington Running Company created so that our community can once again have a running store that can give back to everyone and continue to help runners, walkers, and anyone in between in need of assistance. Having a running store in Bloomington is something we need to have. It is a huge community resource for us and I plan to keep it that way. Having a locally owned store makes this extremely personal for me because Bloomington has always been home and I have created strong relationships from helping and contributing to our running community.

Any donation amount will help tremendously. I am putting all the money, time, and effort that I can into this business, but financially I do not have all the funds needed for the $25,000 down deposit to really get this off the ground. With my years of experience in running specialty and with all the people and resources I have, I know that I can make this business successful and turn it into a place people are proud to call their running store. The funds will be used for getting Bloomington Running Company properly trademarked,  a logo created, attorney fees, inventory, marketing, and all other startup costs that arise in this process.

It has been amazing talking with everyone about making this a reality and getting everyone's support! The kind words and backing from our community has been unreal and I cannot wait to give Bloomington a running store it deserves. Thank you all so incredibly much!
  • Maggie Hagan 
    • 20 $ 
    • 38 mos
  • Na’Kia Jones 
    • 10 $ 
    • 39 mos
  • Michael Trueblood  
    • 10 $ 
    • 40 mos
  • Kris Ying 
    • 20 $ 
    • 40 mos
  • Alex Rudnick 
    • 100 $ 
    • 40 mos
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Travis Pate 
Bloomington, IN
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