Nike Running Shorts for Men and Women Runners -
Nike, Inc. (Publicly traded on the NYSE: Trading Symbol: NKE) is the 800 pound gorilla based in the USA. Beaverton, Oregon, a suburb of Portland is where the company is headquartered. They are the world's largest athletic shoe and apparel supplier with sales exceeding $18 billion dollars!! They employ more than 30,000 people around the world.
The company started out in 1964 as Blue Ribbon Sports by fonded by two guys Philip Knight and Bill Bowerman and about 14 years later they changed their name to Nike. Their swoosh logo and "Just Do It" slogans are household names around the world. Running has become a major part of the Nike brand. They host a number of running races around the world and sponsor many others. The Nike Women's 26.2 was a huge success in San Francisco, CA.
Their super successful Nike Tempo Track Running Shorts have become a regularly worn short at race events around the nation and a huge seller, so much so that discount stores like Target have made their own branded running shorts look very similar. They have many other Nike running shorts like the Dri-Fit shorts, running boy short, livestrong phantom training shorts, split shorts and other in the Nike lineup. They as well have become running skirt oriented for the fast growing skirt enthusiasts making the Nike Pacer Women's running skirt and the Nike Dri-Fit core knit running skirt.
What's great about the Nike concept store is you can walk into any of them and see a great running section with all the different Nike running shorts they carry for men and women. The Nike tempo track shorts still seem to be a fan favorite. You can buy online at store.nike.com and other fine online retailers.