I can remember some of the running clothes from the 70’s and the 80’s. Let’s just say that some of them were okay, but some of them were atrocious. We’ve definitely come a long way.
Check out this Runner’s World magazine cover from the 70’s
Last week I was looking up some information on a particular company that specializes in running clothing and I was surprised to learn how long the company had been around. I was also very amused by the old advertising, so I thought why not share it with you? But then my OCD brain got all crazy and I went on to find lots of ads from the 70’s and 80’s, and then I came up with the idea for this post….
Running in the 70’s and 80’s a look back at
And how about the clothing?
Treadmills in the 70’s?
How about home treadmills, do you know what the first treadmill looked like? How about this beauty?
And I’ve saved my favorite thing for last. Let’s take a look at the shoes, shall we?
Running Shoes of the 70’s and 80’s
And there you go. That’s a little taste of running in the 70’s and 80’s.
Did you like this flashback?
Tell me about any item you remember from the time you first started running? (When I was on the track team in high school we had these ungodly fleece sweatpants and I LOVED them. They were not the least bit flattering either, trust me.)