Portland, OR (June 27, 2013)-- The SKORA CORE was honored as a Core77 Design Awards Pro Soft Goods Notable at their third annual award ceremony June 2013.
The jury for the Soft Goods category praised the CORE saying “We’ve seen so many running shoes in our day, but SKORA CORE stands out in its strategic design…ingenuity… and construction. Great attention to detail in this project… really commercially viable.”
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Richard Kuchinsky, consulting designer for SKORA notes “Good design is one of the founding principles of the SKORA brand and product. It is great to be recognized as an innovator for combining both form and function in a very competitive market.”
CORE, and to a greater extent, the SKORA brand offer a alternative for runners and athletes looking to fulfill performance needs without compromising on design
CORE (8.1oz Men’s / 6.7oz Women’s) Engineered around the foot from the inside–out, CORE has an asymmetrical design with an integrated tongue and features a seamless Agion antimicrobial mesh upper lining and Pittards WR100X Sheep Leather collar lining for ultimate comfort and performance. With a revolutionary unibody IBR outsole, CORE offers incredible road–feel, and superior anatomical fit. Zero-drop, 8mm stack height outsole, 11mm with antimicrobial insole. $155 MSRP.
SKORA CORE is currently available at select retailers and online at www.skorarunning.com
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Based in Portland, Oregon, SKORA builds shoes that encourage biomechanically correct running performance with minimal interference. Founded in 2008, SKORA is built by runners, for runners. SKORA footwear lets people run naturally. “Run Real” is our philosophy and we stand by it.
For more information on SKORA visit www.skorarunning.com, or contact Alli Noland, Terra PR. 307-733-8777, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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