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Obama wears New Balance… sort of

Thursday, August 28th, 2008

“Barack Obama swung by the Denver Athletic Club this morning for a workout in preparation for his much-anticipated speech at Invesco Field this evening.

He walked through the lobby wearing a New Balance shirt and a baseball cap.”

But Asics where it counts. He still has my vote though.



New Balance the Ethical Company

Saturday, May 12th, 2007

Great news for the conscious consumer in all of us…

“Boston (May 11, 2007) – New Balance Athletic Shoe, Inc. was named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies this week by Ethisphere Magazine, a national publication dedicated to illuminating the important correlation between ethics and profit. The elite list of companies were recognized for their strong leadership in ethics and compliance, advancement of industry discourse on social and ethical issues, and positive engagement in the communities in which they operate.”

“The process included reviewing companies’ codes of ethics, litigation and regulatory infraction histories; evaluating investment in innovation and sustainable business practices; looking at companies’ activities to improve corporate citizenship; studying nominations from senior executives, industry peers, suppliers and customers; and working with consumer action groups for feedback and rating.”

Via Runner’s Web

Mita NB wallpaper

Friday, March 30th, 2007

I just noticed that Mita has three NB computer backgrounds available for free here. On offer are ST33 Vol1 and Vol2 and the Mita MT580 9th Ed. in a variety of dimensions, even widescreen 1680×1050. The ST33 ones are really creative and I have just made the switch!




New Balance website facelift

Tuesday, February 13th, 2007

The official NB site has had a facelift. Looking sharp! Check their Classics section: