Performance footwear veterans join Brooks and set sights on next-level running experiences - SEATTLE – Aug. 3, 2016– Brooks Running Company ratchets up the pace on growing its footwear business with the promotion of Patrick Pons de Vier to Senior Vice President of Global Footwear and the hiring of Gerald Kuhtz as Senior Design Director of Global Footwear. Pons de Vier and Kuhtz will leverage decades of expertise to lead Brooks’ footwear team to propel the design, performance and overall experience of Brooks’ running shoes in the quest to lead each footwear segment in which the brand competes. These new roles are just part of Brooks’ overall investment to lead with performance product on its way to becoming the No. 1 brand for all who run.
BOSTON, JUNE 30, 2016– Global athletic leader New Balance announced today the signing of Boris Berian to a multi-year endorsement contract. Berian, who was born in Colorado Springs and ran for Adams State University, is the 2016 U.S. Indoor National Champion and represented the United States at the 2016 IAAF World Indoor Championships in the 800 meters where he won the gold medal with an indoor best of 1:45:83.
Inspired by ultra-runner Scott Jurek’s Appalachian Trail speed record, Brooks Running Company launches the limited edition Cascadia 2189 to celebrate the endless possibilities every run holds and the potential every runner has to achieve their own goals. The shoe honors accomplishment of all types and the ability everyone has to test their limits and reach new heights. It goes on sale in the U.S. on July 29 for $160 before going on sale in Japan on Aug. 15 and France on Aug. 22.
The all-new Victory Collection pays tribute to the summer games and the athletes who dedicate themselves to earning a place on the podium. The collection features the popular Launch 3, Glycerin 14 and Ghost 9 which have been updated with symbolic colors and gold accents. Released in time to celebrate the U.S. Independence Day, the Victory Collection will be available beginning June 28th at www.brookrunning.com/Victory and at select retailers across the country.