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One of the most exciting parts of going back to school is getting fresh ‘fits and cozy kicks for the new school year. For little feet, it can be more challenging to keep track of their sizes because they’re constantly growing. This year, we’re dedicated here at Finish Line to help facilitate with this process. Starting on 8/13, we’ll have our additional sneakerologists in select stores assisting with getting your little ones fitted quickly. You’ll be in and out of the store and also get some more insight on opportunities for Double Winner’s Circle points.

Times: Sundays 12pm-2pm
Locations:

Lakewood Center
58 Lakewood Center Mall
Lakewood, CA 90712

Panorama Mall
8443 Van Nuys Blvd
Panorama City, CA 91402

Stonewood Center
254 Stonewood St. Suite F37
Downey, CA 90241

Hilltop Mall
2431 Hilltop Mall Road Suite C231
Richmond, CA 94806

Merritt Square Mall
356 Merritt Square Mall Ste 356
Merritt Island, FL 32952

Shops at Wiregrass
28210 Paseo Drive 120
Wesley Chapel, FL 33543

Coastland Center
1840 Tamiami Trail L13
Naples, FL 34102

Northpark Mall
320 W Kimberly Rd
Davenport, IA 52806

Northfield Square Mall
1600 N Rt 50
Bourbonnais, IL 60914

Eastland Mall
1615 E Empire St
Bloomington, IL 61701

Muncie Mall
3501 Granville Ave
Muncie, IN 47303

Towne East Square
7700 E Kellogg
Wichita, KS 67207

Greenwood Mall
2625 Scottsville Rd
Bowling Green, KY 42104

White Marsh Mall
8200 Pery Hall Blvd
Baltimore, MD 21236

Genesee Valley Center
3429 S Linden Rd
Flint, MI 48507

The Lakes Mall
5600 Harvey St
Muskegon, MI 49444

River Hills Mall
1850 Adams Street
Mankato, MN 56001

Chesterfield Mall
51C Chesterfield Mall
Chesterfield, MO 63017

Meadowood
5117 Meadowood Mall Circle
Reno, NV 89502

Destiny USA
9090 Destiny USA Drive
Syracuse, NY 13290

Miami Valley Centre
987 E Ash St
Piqua, OH 45356

Lima Mall
2400 Elida Rd
Lima, OH 45805

Summit Mall
3265 W Market St
Akron, OH 44333

Capital City Mall
3518 Capital City Mall Dr
Camp Hill, PA 17011

Viewmont Mall
Rte 6 Scranton/Carbondale Hw 73
Scranton, PA 18508

Stones River Mall
1720 Old Fort Parkway
Murfreesboro, TN 37129

Stonebriar Centre
2601 Preston Rd
Frisco, TX 75034

Houston Galleria
5015 Westheimer
Houston, TX 77056

Rivercenter
849 E Commerce St
San Antonio, TX 78205

Westgate Mall
7701 W Interstate 40
Amarillo, TX 79121

Midland Park Mall
4511 N Midkiff Dr
Midland, TX 79705

Cielo Viesta Mall
8401 Gateway West
El Paso, TX 79925

River Ridge Mall
3405 Candlers Mountain Rd
Lynchburg, VA 24502

 

Raising kids is hard. Buying their shoes shouldn’t be. Shop FinishLine.com for new arrivals, backpacks and bookbags, and the best back to school deals.

 

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back to school

Summer was good to us, but man did she leave too soon. Now it’s time to re-up on the latest from fresh ‘fits to cozy kicks before classes start back up again. While our clothes make statements on the daily, the one key part to a ‘fit is the backpack. Backpacks aren’t recognized as being a part of an outfit, but worn every day to and from class. Our bags are a good way to represent personality and passions. Check out some of our favorites for this back to school season.

Nike Elite Max Air Team 2.0 Backpack

From home to the gym and back, the Elite Backpack keeps your gear safe and organized in a super durable and lightweight fabric. Grab your book, kicks, and gym clothes because they can all have a spot thanks to the built-in wet-dry sleeve.  The plush cushioning on the straps ensure that your back and shoulders are comfortable. Don’t sweat it if you have to sprint across campus in the rain either. The bag is water resistant. 😉
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adidas National Plus Backpack

Sometimes simplicity is 🔑. This adidas Originals backpack was made to help you show off your Three Stripes style in a clean and minimal way. With colors like Icey Pink, Collegiate Navy, Major Green, Jersey Grey, and black, there’s no doubting that you’ll be able to find the color. Who doesn’t love a good versatile backpack?
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adidas Originals Urban Utility Backpack

Every day is an adventure and every adventure needs a rugged Utility bag. 🌆 This bag has it all from a 15″ lined laptop sleeve to large side buckle pockets and front zip pockets. It’s also equipped with a padded back panel and shoulder straps for all day comfort. We’re really feelin’ this dope surplus vibe. 👌🏼
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Pro Tip: Let your backpack do the work while your Pin God pins do the talking. 

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All images by @vincesirico

Check out the backpacks at FinishLine.com and get the right bag for your on-the-go lifestyle.

A new school year will be here in no time and whether you need casual kicks or something to lace up in the gym, Finish Line has the right back-to-school support for your soles. Knowing kids shoes are not always for small feet will help you with your shopping before hitting the books. Thanks to @atothebed’s women’s to kid’s sizing breakdown, we already know the basics:

  • Women’s to kids’ sizing formula: (your shoe size) – 1.5 = your youth size
  • Women’s sizing runs 1.5 sizes larger than youth sizing, so you will subtract 1.5 from your regular size. For example, if you wear a women’s 7.5, you would wear a size 6 youth.

With more options and more money in your wallet at check out, here’s why Finish Line Women are loving kids sneakers for a new school year:

New Balance 247:

New Balance 247 Women-Kids Blog

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Easy to love with it’s minimal appeal, New Balance 247 casual sneakers are the perfect choice for your back-to-school threads. This off-white, cream colorway is a fresh look you can pair with just about anything and will keep your feet happy all day long. An upside with a design like this one is it will compliment a cozy, “I stayed up late studying” day at school or set you apart when sporting them with a dress or street-chic getup. Versatility. A girls best friend – amiright?

Nike Pegasus 34:

Nike Pegasus 34 Women-Kids Blog

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Images feat. @kaitfitzy

The new and improved Pegasus 34 is the perfect running shoe to get you through workouts or longer days on campus. This girl’s colorway is a pop of pink hard to resist. The contrast of blue on the Nike Swoosh adds a nice accent and just enough sporty spice to keep you lookin’ on point. Pick-up these playful colors with a Nike Breathe Running Tank and your favorite leggings and backpack you have a complete look worthy of sport-luxe envy.

Check out all the latest Back to School Styles at finishline.com. 

Sneakers and backpacks and socks, oh my! Back to school is here and we started off with a bang by hooking up our influencers with the latest and greatest from Finish Line. We made sure our supportive team members received goodies they wanted and needed for the year to come. Whether it’s school, work or training for sport events, these care packages will heighten their every day routines in style.

@FitAndyy

  1. JanSport High Stakes Backpack
  2. Oakley Sunglasses 
  3. Nike Socks
  4. Garmin Forerunner 220 GPS Watch 
  5. Air Max 1 Ultra Moire Running Shoes
  6. Nike Headbands 

@YoAnty

  1. Nike Air Max Vapor Backpack
  2. Nike Socks
  3. Finish Line Socks
  4. Sof Sole Digital Design Sublimated Crew Socks
  5. Oakley Crankshaft Sunglasses 
  6. Casio G-Shock Watch 
  7. LunarGlide 7 Running Shoes 

@EvannClingan 

  1. UA Storm Undeniable II Backpack
  2. Nike Graphic Reversible Tote Bag
  3. Garmin Forerunner 15 GPS Watch
  4. Women’s No Show Socks 
  5. Nike Air Max 90 Ultra Breathe Running Shoes
  6. 4 Pack UA Headbands 
Get your gear on –> Finishline.com

'Gate Knows

With this being my last year at Colgate University, I’m looking forward to it like no other year of school. While it may be the last of dealing with papers, exams, and other assignments, it’s also my last truly free time before I embark on a career in the real world. Well, Finish Line wouldn’t let that be the be all, end all, and sent over a Jordan All World Backpack full of goodies to help me get ready to go back to school.

Jordan All World Backpack

There will surely be times in the classroom when I can’t look at my phone and can’t seem to find a clock. For that classic problem, Finish Line included a sick G-Shock X-Large, which even illuminates for those times when the professor has the lights in the classroom off.

Casio G-Shock X-Large 6900 Series Digital Watch

And what’s a new backpack without a cool branded snapback to complete the ‘fit? The bag came with a Jordan Jumpman Camo Snapback in black and grey, and with red accents, that complements the bag well. Love that brim…it’s a cool take on camouflage that plays akin to elephant print.

Jordan Jumpman Camo Snapback Hat

Staying in that theme are the Nike Sunglasses that were also in the backpack. These will definitely be of help in those first few weeks of classes. That is, until Hamilton, NY shifts into ice box mode for 6 months.

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They even got me some food! Ramen and macaroni & cheese…what could be more typical of frantic college students always scrambling for time? Can’t say how long these will last.

Ramen & Mac N' Cheese

And I saved the best for last. Buried underneath everything else in the bag was a sweet pair of Nike LunarGlide 7s in Black/Summit White/Anthracite. With the combination of Flyknit, Flywire, Lunar cushioning, and a TPU heel counter, this running sneaker is a step above the rest in look and feel. And the colorway I was graced with is so sleek. I also appreciated the boatload of socks in the backpack, including the sublimated Sof Sole Digital Design socks you can see me wearing here.

Nike LunarGlide 7 & Sof Sole Digital Design Sock

I was raring to get back to Colgate before this package landed in my hands, but now, I’m both eager and prepared. Now, it’s time for you all to get ready. Be it with the stuff I got, or with a different mix of apparel, sneakers, and accessories, head over to Finish Line to get yourself in prime back-to-school mode.

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The Nike Tech Fleece Moto Cape is unlike your ordinary sportswear. I always pay close attention to detail while shopping — the show stopping color of this jacket and elongated back hem adds a unique style to any outfit.

The best part about the Nike Tech Fleece Moto Cape is that it basically styles itself. Not only can you wear the jacket anyway you want, it allows for different looks without much effort. Zip it all the way up to for cold night runs, leave it partially unzipped for heading to class or as a layering piece when heading to brunch with friends.

Now on to the details — the thumbholes are a must-have in sportswear pieces. Being a girl always on the go, I often travel light & storing my goods in the off-centered zipper makes it extremely convenient for me!

Now who could forget about the shoes for back to school? The Air Max Sirens complement my style with its minimalistic details. The print of the shoe blends in well together along with the speckles on the back. They are sporty, stylish & comfy! You can catch me wearing these with my everyday wear even outside the gym.

Written by Michelle Carigma of www.macarigma.com. Check her out on Twitter and Instagram!