What happened with running shoes in 2013?
There are approximately 1100 marathons in the USA, up from about 300 in 2000.
A bomb is exploded at the end of the Boston Marathon.
Adidas release the Boost midsole foam.
Hoka One One is purchased by Deckers.
The Airia One running shoe with a lateral forefoot wedge, zero drop and a large toe spring is released.
The Brooks Transcend is released, initially promoted by a video advert in Runners World magazine.
Brooks announce the Stride Signature for their prescription of running shoes.
Adidas release the Springblade.
Puma come out with their FassFoam material
Minimalist running shoe sales start to plummet.
The FTC issues fines against several toning shoe companies for making unsupported health claims.
Mizuno Wave Rider ‘Filabuster’ incident takes place.
What else happened in 2013?
Barack Obama is sworn in for a second term as President of the United States on January 20.
On February 15, a meteor explodes over the city of Chelyabinsk in Russian, injuring almost 1500 people and damaging over 4300 buildings.
On May 15, the World Health Organization names the novel coronavirus Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS).
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