Charles and Arlene Woodruff are the owners of Fleet Feet Albany and Fleet Feet Malta. Charles was a competitive runner in high school and at UCONN, and continued to enjoy competition as an adult. For the past 30 years, he has specialized in the running and fitness industry as a coach and retailer. He regularly coaches a Fleet Feet training program and thrives on seeing the improvements that athletes of all ages and abilities are able to achieve. Arlene Woodruff applies her analytical expertise to the financial and operational side of the business, while also being a frequent contributor to Fleet Feet’s appearances at races and other events.
Charles and Arlene believe in the value of locally owned businesses as employers and pillars of their communities. As such, they are active supporters of many competitive running events and several charities, including the Ronald McDonald House, the Regional Food Bank of Northeast New York, Building on Love, various local races, and many other organizations.