26 Feb '15, 9pm

Run, Forrest, run! — Nike Bringing Back the Cortez Shoe:

Run, Forrest, run! — Nike Bringing Back the Cortez Shoe:

As a kid, I always wanted a pair of Nike Cortez shoes—one of the original running models launched by the brand in the early 1970s. I didn’t get a pair until the early 1980s when I was a young cross country runner, but by then I found it to be a bit heavier and not nearly as breathable as my adidas Oregon trainers. Plus, I wasn’t keen on the grass stains that appeared on the white leather upper of the Cortez. In fact, even as a young middle-school running geek, I realized the Cortez looked good with jeans, so it became my everyday shoe and not my primary running shoe. But, honestly, I liked them because of their cool, clean style. If you’ve seen the movie “Forrest Gump,” then you’ve seen the shoes. It’s the shoe Gump (Tom Hanks) laced up and wore on his across-the-USA running odyssey in that 1994 Oscar-winning film. Nike is planning to re-launch the Cortez at 10 a.m. on Feb...

Full article: http://running.competitor.com/2015/02/news/blast-past-nik...

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PHOTOS: Sneak Peek At The 2015 Nike Cortez

PHOTOS: Sneak Peek At The 2015 Nike Cortez

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[email protected] is reissuing the 1972 Classic Cortez

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