ASICS America Corporation offers a full line of performance-driven athletic shoes, technical active sports apparel and accessories. ASICS� shoe line includes cutting-edge and technical footwear for running, racing, track and field, walking, training, basketball, wrestling, volleyball, SportStyle and Onitsuka Tiger�. ASICS� apparel line utilizes the latest in technical fabrications and design and includes styles for running, walking, training, team and fashion. ASICS also offers a wide variety of sport accessories, including athletic bags, hats, socks and kneepads.
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Founded in 1914 and based in Bothell, Wash. Brooks Sports, Inc. is a leading running company that designs and markets a line of performance footwear, apparel, and accessories in more than 26 countries worldwide. The company's mission is to inspire people to run and be active by creating innovative gear that keeps them running longer, farther, and faster.
Known for engineering footwear that provides the best possible fit for runners, Brooks offers proprietary platforms - Linear, Universal and Curved - combined with width offerings up to 4E meet a wide variety of runners' needs. Brooks breakthrough advancements include HydroFLX® for unsurpassed cushioning; Diagonal Rollbar™, a high-tech feature designed for overpronators; and Ethylene Vinyl Acetate™, a pioneering midsole material that's now an industry standard. Other Brooks technologies include Podular Technology®, HydroFlow® and Substance 257™. Brooks' award-winning apparel line fuses function with fashion by using the most lightweight, moisture-moving fabrics including Brooks-owned Powerpro™, Silc™, Aireplex™ and Vapor Dry™.
Brooks' website includes a wealth of information on Brooks' proprietary technology, as well as a wide viewing of gear broken down by gender across footwear, apparel, accessories and team gear. The footwear section is further segmented by features: Stability, Cushion, Moisture Control, All Season, Speed and Walking. The site includes information on running events, training tips, and athletes, as well as the latest in sports medicine and injury prevention. A runners forum is currently under construction.
Brooks Sports, Inc.
19820 North Creek Parkway, Suite 200
Bothell, WA 98011-8223 USA
Garmin ® is a leader in Global Positioning System (GPS) technology and an innovator in consumer electronics. The company serves both the aviation and consumer markets. Products are used in running, flying, boating, driving, hiking, and many other activities. The company is customer focused and committed to producing quality products that improve people's everyday lives. Garmin International Inc. is a member of the Garmin Ltd. (Nasdaq: GRMN) group of companies that designs, manufactures, and markets navigation and communications equipment for the aviation and consumer markets. Our products serve aviation, marine, automotive, wireless, OEM, and general recreation applications. Specifically, we aim to enrich the lives of customers, suppliers, distributors, and employees by providing the very best products that offer superior quality, safety, and operational features at affordable prices.
6847 Ellicott Drive
East Syracuse, NY 13057
Mizuno means Serious Performance.
Established in Osaka, Japan in 1906, Mizuno Corp. is one of the largest general sporting goods manufacturers in the world. It specializes in baseball, golf, softball, running, track & field, and volleyball equipment. Mizuno's corporate philosopohy is "to contribute to society through the advancement of sports and quality sporting goods."
Mizuno USA, Inc, a wholly owned subsidiary of Mizuno Corporation based in Norcross, Ga, manufactures and distributes baseball, golf, softball, running, track & field, and volleyball equipment, apparel, and footwear for North America. Mizuno began selling footwear in the United States in 1980.
Mizuno's corporate website features a broad selection of footwear based on properties: Neutral, Control, Support, and Track & Field; as well as apparel, bags and accessories. The site details Mizuno's breakthrough innovations in footwear, including Wave Technology® Cushioning and Stability, Sensorpoint, Intercool; VS-1, X10, and Airmesh. Browsers can also find new product updates, product reviews, and a store locator.
Mizuno USA, Inc.
4925 Avalon Ridge Parkway
Norcross, Georgia 30071
New Balance, headquartered in Boston, MA, is a leading manufacturer of technologically innovative width-sized performance footwear and athletic apparel for women, men, and children. The range of product categories includes running, walking, cross training, basketball, tennis, classics, adventure, and kids. New Balance is proud to be the only athletic shoe manufacturer currently producing footwear in the U.S. The company employs more than 2,600 people around the globe, and in 2003 reported worldwide sales of $1.3 billion.
New Balance's corporate website provides detailed information on their footwear, apparel and accessories products as well as the company's history and philosophies. The Products section offers specifics on the following running segments: Training, Trail, Racing Comps, and Racing Spikes. The N is for Fit and Performance Center sections detail the guiding principles and advanced technologies behind New Balance's running products and emphasizes the importance of proper fit. There is an Events and Team NB
section that offers information on New Balance�s elite athletes and running sponsorships, including the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation Race for the Cure and the LaSalle Bank Chicago Marathon. Visitors can also join
Club NB for training tips and information on new products, New Balance-sponsored events, and special promotions. There is also a "Find a Retailer' section where visitors can search for stores in their area, narrow their search for a 'Running Specialty' store in their area or link
to one of several preferred online retailers.
New Balance Athletic Shoe, Inc.
20 Guest St.
Boston, MA 02135-2088
With a history that dates back to 1895 in Bolton, England, Reebok?s origins were founded on the principle of helping runners run faster. J.W. Foster, our founder, patented the idea of driving spikes through the sole of a running flat to create the first track spike. Much like 1895, the Reebok of today still focuses on improving performance for all runners. With technologies like Play Dry, our moisture management fabric, DMX Foam, 3D Ultralite, and The Pump, Reebok provides today?s runner with all the tools necessary to conquer the most elusive PR. For more information on Reebok running, please visit www.rbkrunning.com.
Reebok International Ltd. (Reebok) designs and markets sports and fitness products, including footwear, apparel and accessories, under four principle brands: Reebok, Rockport, Greg Norman Collection, and The Hockey Company. Reebok also has exclusive licensing agreements with the NBA, NFL, MLB, and NHL.
For more information visit www.reebok.com
Sof Sole™ offers a complete line of performance footbeds, socks, laces and shoe care products to fit the needs of the active athlete. Sof Sole Fitsys™, the first sock-insole fit system, enhances performance and comfort by offering hydrologix™ material and open celled IMPLUS™ foams for maximum moisture management and shock absorption.
Sof Sole's website features a complete selection guide to its market leading products, including the new performance Stable Trac™ footbed, and is a runner's destination site. The site offers runners the opportunity to find an event in their area, information about the Sof Sole Elite team, product testimonials, retailer locator and promotional offers. Recently, Sof Sole added an Elite Team blog, an on-line forum for Sof Sole elite team athletes to communicate with each other and Sof Sole web site visitors to comment and ask questions to the team members. The Sof Sole blog is a discussion forum where athletes can post their race stories, product testimonials, questions to the rest of the team and advice for staying active. Visitors to the site can read the team's postings and post their own comments to the site. Sof Sole has a team of more than 400 elite athletes that compete in marathons and events all across the country. The site gives everyone from the elite athlete to the overall running enthusiast a way to make fit happen.
Implus Footcare, LLC.
9221 Globe Center Drive
Morrisville, NC 27560
E-mail: [email protected]
Sof Sole Marketing Manager
E-mail: [email protected]
9221 Globe Center Drive, Suite 120
Morrisville, NC 27560
PUMA® is the global athletic brand that successfully fuses influences from sport, lifestyle and fashion. PUMA's unique industry perspective delivers the unexpected in sportlifestyle footwear, apparel and accessories, through
technical innovation and revolutionary design. Established in Herzogenaurach, Germany in 1948, PUMA distributes products in over 80 countries.
Puma's high-tech running site, www.pumarunning.com, features a wide assortment of footwear, men's apparel and women's apparel. Some unique characteristics include a footwear scanner enabling a browser to view a shoe from the side, bottom and heel angles. It also includes detailed
information on foot motion and footwear construction, as well as the foundation of Puma's Duo CELL, Archtee and IdCELL technologies. A special feature includes a "Why Do You Run" section inviting visitors to explain what motivates them to run. Several stories are posted on the site. The site also information on training tips, Puma-endorsed running events, running wallpaper downloads, and even a computer animation running game.
Puma North America
5 Lyberty Way
Westford, MA 01886
WYNIT, Inc. an 18-year old company, is a leading national distributor of consumer electronics and computer peripheral for personal and professional use that are sold to dealers throughout the United States. In addition, WYNIT also distributes outdoor electronic products, and security and photo ID products. WYNIT is known for competitive pricing, dedicated sales reps, no minimum-order requirements, same-day shipping, expert technical support and an integrated product mix so important to resellers nationwide. The Company operates multiple warehouses providing coast-to-coast coverage. WYNIT is distributor of Garmin GPS devices in the United States.
6847 Ellicott Drive
East Syracuse, NY 13057