First World Problems: Which Shoes Do You Wear?
“Shoe companies spend collectively millions of dollars sponsoring runners, but one thing we rarely hear is what shoes do the pros race in. So we decided to ask a handful of the male top pros at the 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon what shoes they race in.
Kenenisa Bekele, the world’s most credentialed distance runner, the world record holder at 5,000m and 10,000m, had the best response. ‘The yellow ones.’ Then he corrected himself and said, ‘No, the black ones.'”
– Excerpt from our article on what shoes the pros at the 2014 Chicago Marathon are racing in on Sunday.