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Posted on Sun, Oct 30, 2011 : noon

Running Fit wins BestOf honors for best shoe store; this week vote for best retail wine selection

By Staff

What’s the best shoe store in Washtenaw County? The voters in’s BestOf contest say it’s Running Fit which won first place, garnering 49 votes.

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Best shoe store voting began last Sunday and ended at 11:59 p.m. Saturday. Both Mast Shoes and Running Fit moved up to the top right away trading for the first place position during the beginning of the week. Running Fit held a steady first place position for the latter part of the week. Various contenders moved into the third place position throughout the week. By the final day of voting, Running Fit finished in the No. 1 position with 49 votes, edging out Mast Shoes by just three votes, which finished in second place with 46 votes. DSW finished in third place.

This week, vote for the best retail wine selection in Washtenaw County.

No sour grapes here, but Ben Franklin was wrong. It is wine - not beer - that proves that God loves us and wants us to be happy. And whether you're stocking your wine cellar or just looking for a wine seller to suggest a bottle to pair with your takeout, Washtenaw County has a retail wine establishment ready to help you out.

Where can you find the best local retail wine selection?

Readers can suggest contenders for upcoming contests by going to

And don't forget, everyone who votes will be entered into a drawing each week for a chance to win a prize. This week's prize is for a $50 gift card.