Original colorway returns for the Saucony Grid Web

Saucony’s Grid Runner is returning in its original colorway for the first time in 19 years. This runner is outfitted in a mesh upper with blue to black gradient web overlay. Black is hue for the tongue, collar and inner. The Saucony logos on the lateral and medial sides also feature a gradient effect, this one going for yellow to orange and back,to yellow. The upper is supported by a white midsole that contains the Grid cushioning system and a multi hued rubber outsole. The OG Saucony Grid is scheduled…

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The Saucony Aya now available in this colorway

A new colorway of Saucony’s Aya runner has surfaced. It sports a blue mesh base, overlaid by a very light bone nubuck. The blue Saucony logo on the lateral side is transparent and is joined by Saucony branding on the heel and more embroidered branding on the tongue. This upper sits atop a white midsole with blue speckling in specific areas. Finishing off the aesthetic is an outsole that features multiple tones of blue and black. The Aya is available at select retail venues such as Feature. The sticker price…

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Miami Dadeland Pinecrest Rotary Club Collecting Kicks at 2018 Fitbit Miami Marathon Expo

The Miami Dadeland Pinecrest Rotary Club is looking to use kicks to make a difference in the lives of some derserving schoolchildren and the community as a whole. They will be collecting sneakers ( they do not have to be new) at the 2018 FitBit Miami Marathon on January 26 and 27. You can also bring them to their tent location near the finish line on Sunday January 28. Participants in the race can also donate their shoes at the finish line as well. Donating three or more pairs will…

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Footwear With Care’s latest initiative donates hundreds of sneakers to Hartford,CT homeless

Through our ongoing, and aptly named,series, “Stupid Things Do For Sneakers, we outline the less than quality decisions people make in regards to sneakers. Stories such as the following  are not only a joy to report, but also provide a positive counterbalance by highlighting people out there using sneakers to make a difference.  Reported by Fox61 Footwear With Care is the latest initiative through the nonprofit Community Partners in Action. It was started last year and has helped over 1,000 homeless adults and children in the Hartford, CT area.  Decent…

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Sneaker Laundry angers client when they mess up shoes worth thousands

Holystic Sneaker Laundry offers their clientele sneaker restoration services’ send them in after an otc consultation and they make them look like new.           In an article by the playbook, customer Benedict Yeo’s experience with the business did not go well. Yeo took his Nice Kicks x adidas NMDs, a shoe whose rarity pushes its value into the thousands of dollars, to Sneaker Laundry for a round of cleaning and restoration services; this turned into a 23-day ordeal, more than double Holystic’s advertised 7-10 day turnaround…

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Been Affected By Sneaker Violence? OSD Wants to Talk with you

With our regular segment, “Stupid Things People Do for Sneakers, we have outlined some of the unintelligent course of actions, often violent and illegal ones,  people take to obtain sneakers, or moneys derived from them. If you have been affected by sneaker-related violence, our friends at OSD, Obsessive Sneaker Disorder want to speak with you. Hit them up at their Facebook page or you can send them an email at info@odslive.com. 

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Joe Mixon: Another Case of Biased Media Reporting

Unprovoked violence against anyone, regardless of sex, is wrong. No one has the right to put their hands on another person in an aggressive fashion. The recent footage that was released (somehow I find the timing odd to say the least) of the altercation University of Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon had with fellow student Amelia Molitor is very telling. Terming the media’s, and particularly the sports media’s, coverage of this story as irresponsible would be giving them an underserved courtesy.  Every news outlet leads with some variation of Mixon…

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Olympian Molly Huddle to make marathon debut at TCS New York Marathon 

Molly Huddle, who competed in this year’s Olympics in the 10,000 meters and finished 6th in that race, will make her marathon debut at the TCS New York City Marathon this Sunday, November 6, 2016.  The Saucony blog has a really cool piece on. You can check it out here. 

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