Running & Jogging

adidas ZX 5000

The ZX 5000 was one of the first Adidas shoes to employ Torsion Technology, which uses an instep stability bar to simultaneously support the midsole and allow the forefoot and heel to move separately.

Nike Flyknit Racer

Nike Flyknit technology, introduced in 2012, resulted in the first sneaker with knit uppers, a solution for runners who sought a sock-like fit.

Nike Cortez

In 1964, former University of Oregon runner and recent business school graduate Phil Knight started Blue Ribbon Sports with his former track-and-field coach Bill Bowerman, importing lightweight Japanese Onitsuka Tiger sneakers for the American market.

Saucony Jazz

Developed in collaboration with podiatrists to offer the most comfortable and supportive shoe possible, the Saucony Jazz debuted in 1981 and features the narrow heel shape popular in figure skating footwear and the wide forefoot of the football cleat.