The historic running club and fast-growing running shoe brand share many of the same roots, and both have big goals for 2017 and beyond - GOLETA, CALIF. (Feb. 28, 2017) — HOKA ONE ONE®, a division of Deckers Brands (NYSE: DECK), has partnered with the Aggies Running Club through 2021. Founded in 1976 and based in Northern and Central California, the all-comers club consists of open, masters and social divisions. Elite runners meeting certain time standards are eligible for the Aggies’ Olympic Development Program. The Aggies are part of the Pacific Association of USA Track & Field.
Irvine, CA – February 3, 2017- 361 Degrees USA has signed four world class athletes to represent the brand at running events and triathlons around the globe including marathoner Sarah Crouch, distance runner Morgan Pearson, and triathletes Alicia Kaye and 2008 Olympian Jarrod Shoemaker.
Athlete Mike Wardian, an athlete sponsored by HOKA ONE ONE®, a division of Deckers Brands (NYSE: DECK), set a new record with an average marathon time of 2:45:56 on route to his victory in the 2017 World Marathon Challenge. He bested the previous average of seven marathons run in seven days on seven continents by over 45 minutes and finished an average of 22 minutes, 40 seconds ahead of second-place finisher Petr Vabrousek.
NEWPORT BEACH, CA, January 5, 2017 – Footwear HALL OF FAME legend Jerry Turner is out of retirement with his latest launch of Turner Footwear. With over 50 years in athletic footwear and milestone accomplishments rivaling the greatest brands, Turner is back at it with the 2017 launch of Turner Footwear; Collections of category-relevant performance running and workout footwear. Turner has tapped veteran sales and marketing teams including David Edge and Ryan Osterman. Turner will lead footwear design and engineering bringing back an entrepreneurial approach to introducing performance technologies. “ I am excited and energized to be back in the business and particularly working closely with my team and our great retail partners,” noted Turner.