HISTORY & HERITAGE
Finish Line's history began in 1976 when three friends decided to create a store with the latest and greatest styles of athletic footwear. Alan Cohen, David Klapper and John Domont—all avid runners—came up with a concept to bring athletic footwear to Indianapolis. They quickly discovered their idea already existed in the form of The Athlete's Foot (TAF). The threesome decided to purchase the franchise rights for TAF in Indiana and the greater Louisville, Kentucky area. They opened the doors of TAF in downtown Indianapolis in 1976. Read More.