Somnio Running Partners with Run Canada Distribution

Somnio, the leader in the design and manufacturing of custom-fit footwear proudly announced today their partnership with Mark Gottlieb and Run Canada Distribution. With this partnership Somnio will move into the Canadian running market.

“We have wanted to move into the Canadian market for a while,” said Sean Sullivan founder and president of Somnio Shoes. “There are lot's of great stores in Canada and we are excited to have such an experienced and passionate sales pro like Mark as our first Canadian distribution partner. We hadn't found the right partner until we met Mark.”

Run Canada Distribution, a subsidiary of Claire Bell Inc – one of Canada's largest apparel distributors, was created for the sole purpose of bringing Somnio footwear to the Canadian marketplace. Claire Bell Inc has been designing, manufacturing, importing and distributing men's, women's and children's apparel for close to 60 years. They are a family owned business and are excited to start branching out into other markets. Running is just the beginning.

Mark discovered Somnio while dealing with a persistent running injury, once he tried the shoes and saw the fit and biomechanics educational resources Somnio was bringing to the market he knew that the Canadian retailers would recognize the opportunity to evolve their businesses.

“We are very excited to partner with Somnio and know that together we can help runners and walkers alike in getting the most out of their passion,” said Mark Gottlieb of Run Canada Distribution.

Somnio is distributed in over 20 countries all over the world from Asia, to Europe and has offices in Santa Cruz, California as well as Wetzikon, Switzerland.

You can contact Mark and Run Canada Distribution at:
8955 St-Laurent Blvd #301
Montreal Quebec, H2N 1M5

Phone 514 270 1477

Fax 514 273 6350

Launched in the summer of 2009, Somnio shoes feature an adjustable component system that creates a custom-fit to match a runner's unique biomechanics. Developed at the prestigious Boulder Center for Sports Medicine, Somnio shoes can adapt to (or correct) the particular alignment, arch and cushioning needs of each runner's foot. Somnio also provides educational classes on biomechanics and injury and it's own proprietary in store video gait analysis systems. Learn more at


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