The achievements of women in the most varied sports are a symbol of evolution and empowerment in a world originally restrict to men.
The Long Run collection honors the female athletes who have opened doors to women's sports, those who have traveled the first kilometers towards gender equality in sports. We still haven't reached the finish line, but we're continuing our journey to complete this marathon.
The three pairs of sneakers are hand-crafted especially for each order, and highlight three pioneering women in the world of sport:
Kathrine Switzer, the first woman to participate in the Boston Marathon.
Charlotte Cooper, the first Olympic champion in history.
Maria Teresa Filippis, pioneer in the world of motorsport.
"Ever since that day when I was 11 years old, and I wasn’t allowed in a photo because I wasn’t wearing a tennis skirt, I knew that I wanted to change the sport."
- Billie Jean King