The Adidas Consortium Boston Super OG ($145) is Adidas’ latest collaboration with the Boston Marathon. Originally scheduled for release earlier this year but delayed due to the bombing which occurred at the finish line. This latest runner by the Adidas Consortium has the 1984 Boston Super in its genes. The original design has been reworked with the addition of vintage suede overlays and a nylon mesh underlay. Additional premium touches include leather stripe decals, Ghilly lacing system and a Consortium Branded Tongue Tab.
Nike has put together the ultimate running shoe. The Nike Flyknit Trainer ($150) was made based on information from the best marathon runners. The shoe features a virtually seamless knit upper, that provides a breathable, snug fit. The one-piece upper moves with your foot and integrates support and stretch without the additional weight of overlays. […]