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Bellingham WA (July 22, 2015)- Icebug is proud to introduce their new spring/summer 2016 Trail/OCR footwear range, designed for those who crave outdoor adventure. Whether it’s running, hiking, or obstacle course racing, Icebug is committed to making Footwear for the New Outdoors™ – products that inspire people of all activity levels to get outside, stay healthy and enjoy nature.
For Spring 2016, Icebug is renewing their commitment to being the footwear leader in Obstacle Course Racing, Orienteering and Trail Running – booming running sports with passionate participants. These niche sports perfectly align with the Icebug mission to inspire people to get outside no matter the weather and terrain, to forget the pavement and see where the trail leads.
The Alternative Trail/OCR collection features Rubber 9 Extreme, Icebug’s proprietary rubber compound, which sets a new standard in traction with durability. RB9X has been proven to outgrip the competition, but still match the durability of an asphalt running shoe and offers superior traction reliability in wet and slippery conditions. So go forth and explore, Icebug footwear can handle it.
Acceleritas OCR RB9X
The Acceleritas OCR RB9X is the ideal shoe for quick and safe progression through obstacles. Constructed on a low volume narrow last, the Acceleritas has a minimal drop with strategically placed cleats, creating a close to barefoot sensation and stable base. The RB9X rubber compound provides superior traction on both dry and wet surfaces, and the outsole pattern has the optimal design for gripping mud. With a minimal cushion and a low sole profile the ground control is outstanding. Available in men’s sizes 7-13 in sunset/eclipse and in women’s sizes 5.5-10.05 in camellia/grape. MSRP $149.95.
DTS OCR RB9X
The OCR edition of DTS is a stable and fully cushioned running shoe that will get you going for longer distances than you thought were possible. The perfect shoe for the aspiring OCR racer or ideal for the trail runner. The DTS features a new drainage system, sticky RB9X traction, and a strong and durable upper. All in a shoe that fits like a glove. Ideal for medium to wider feet. Available in men’s sizes 7-13 in eclipse/poison and in women’s sizes 5.5-10.5 in grape/camellia. MSRP $172.95.
Icebug is a Swedish shoe brand that started to challenge the global footwear giants back in 2001. Icebug is driven by innovation, creativity and integrity – a passion for making functional and stylish footwear. Read more about us at www.icebug.com/int.
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