News and Events Blog

News and Events Blog


Matt Barnes - Saturday, September 10, 2011
We're pleased to announce the addition of a new award for Facility Conference 2011 - the Athlete's Choice Award.

We've made our nominations for Trainer of the Year. Now it's time for athletes to make theirs. Who is the best trainer in the network according to those we train? Let's find out. Athletes from Athletic Republic centers across the country asked for it and we're answering. 

The winner will be the Trainer who receives the most votes on Twitter between now and Friday, September 23 at 11:59 pm. To be eligible, the tweet must contain the corporate Twitter handle @AthRepublic and #AthletesChoice in addition to the Trainer's full name and the name of the Training Center where he/she works. 

There's more than bragging rights at stake. The Trainer receiving the most votes will win a free admission to Facility Conference AND a $100 gift card to the Nike Employee Store in Portland, OR. 

Winner will be announced on Tuesday, September 27. Follow Athletic Republic IE as well @ARInlandEmpire

Owner Darrel Barnes Nominated for Founder's Award

Matt Barnes - Wednesday, September 07, 2011

The entire staff at Athletic Republic Inland Empire would like to congratulate our own Owner and Master Trainer Darrel Barnes on being nominated for this years Athletic Republic Founder's Award. He was one of 4 nominees out of all 160 training centers worldwide. The Founder's award honors the person that best displays traits that founder John Frappier had when he started the company and helped it grow. Darrel was named Master Trainer, the highest level, of Athletic Republic in 2009. The winner of the Founder's award will be announced at the Facility Conference being held at Nike Headquarters in early October.