MSN - CP Wibbitz English Feed http://syn2.thecanadianpress.com:8080/mrss/feed/2a136d9ed89b4164ab6450367889bf46 MSN - CP Wibbitz English Feed Copyright © 2010-2018 The Canadian Press. All rights reserved. http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification Thu, 24 Jun 2021 17:57:13 +0000 Running shoes are the latest hard-to-get item during the pandemic http://syn2.thecanadianpress.com:8080/mrss/feed/2a136d9ed89b4164ab6450367889bf46/b46fb973fcfb4fc899a2419e213d852f Running shoes are the latest hard-to-get item during the pandemic. Experts say it’s due to more people heading outdoors, along with an early spring and supply chain problems. Supply problems started with factories shutting down due to COVID last year. And there is a shortage of raw materials and even shipping containers. Runners and walkers need to look beyond their usual sneakers – or wait weeks for the style they want. It’s what I call a get-what-you-can, when-you-can situation, Ben Nelson, shoe buyer for The Runners Shop in Toronto. Nelson says runners should stick to what feels good on their feet and forget colour or brand b46fb973fcfb4fc899a2419e213d852f Fri, 26 Mar 2021 16:41:14 +0000 Running shoes are the latest hard-to-get item during the pandemic. Experts say it’s due to more people heading outdoors, along with an early spring and supply chain problems. Supply problems started with factories shutting down due to COVID last year. And there is a shortage of raw materials and even shipping containers. Runners and walkers need to look beyond their usual sneakers – or wait weeks for the style they want. It’s what I call a get-what-you-can, when-you-can situation, Ben Nelson, shoe buyer for The Runners Shop in Toronto. Nelson says runners should stick to what feels good on their feet and forget colour or brand Running shoes are the latest hard-to-get item during the pandemic