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.
HOUSTON (December 6, 2016) – The Houston Marathon Committee (HMC) announced today the election of 1956 Olympic 10,000m bronze medalist Al Lawrence into the Houston Marathon Hall of Fame. Lawrence will be honored by the Houston Marathon Committee on December 7, 2016 at the 2017 Hall of Fame Reception.
Franchisor of 170 locally owned and operated stores will be sole U.S. retailer for Finnish running brand - Carrboro, N.C. – Fleet Feet Sports, the national retail leader in building thriving local running communities, announces an exclusive retail partnership with Finnish running brand Karhu.