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Accessible Running Shoes: Great Steps in Innovation

  NIke.com In November 2020, I wrote a blog about my two favorite topics of innovation and running  I was sharing my thoughts on the new carbon fiber running shoes and how Nike’s innovation led to new and improved running shoes. Well, they are at it again. This blog will focus on their latest steps in innovation. In a recent BusinessWeek article, “How Nike Designed Hands-Free Sneakers for People With Disabilities,” we learn about a new shoe called “Go FlyEase.” This breakthrough is Nike’s…


If the Shoe Fits: Running and Innovation  

Photo by Jenny Hill on Unsplash   Two of my favorite things in one blog — running and innovation. Normally, I run 5K during the week. On the weekends, I find 8K and 10K races. While I would say I run at racing speed, I enjoy the atmosphere and the cold beer at the finish.   My shoe of choice forever has been New Balance, 9 ½, EE. These fit like a glove and in all of my years, I’ve never had any problems. But then I read an article in Business Week that had me thinking. “How Nike Started a…