Carsons are minimally-designed, lightweight running shoes. Carsons are about quality, their 9.5 oz shoes are built with a zero-drop, 10mm, polyurethane midsole/outsole and a light, flexible upper. They finish them off with a 5mm sock liner for ultimate comfort and added protection. They also offer infinite sizing to ensure your shoes fit just the way you like.
Carson running shoes are made in Milwaukie, Oregon using domestic and globally sourced components & materials.
A Hersey Custom Running Shoe is unlike any other shoe in the world, even the Hersey Custom on your other foot. Since the early 1980s, we’ve been custom-padding the feet of people who like to run: weekend joggers, trail runners, iron-man competitors, and the nutty ultra-marathoners who may pound their feet for days at a time.
Hersey custom running shoes are made in Fitchburg, Massachusetts using domestic and globally sourced components & materials.
At New Balance, Their job is to aid athletes in their pursuits, whether that means helping professional athletes set records and win medals, or propelling everyday athletes to achieve a new PR, run their first 5K or just to live a more healthy and active lifestyle.
New Balance running shoes are made in Maine & Massachusetts using domestic and globally sourced components & materials.
Their RunAmoc line of minimal running shoes provide maximum groundfeel and freedom of movement to build a strong foundation for your body. They feature zero-drop soles, flexible materials, high-quality leather, and a wide toe box for natural toe splay.
Softstar shoes are made in Philomath, Oregon using domestic and globally sourced components & materials.
SOM Footwear is a casual sneaker designed to be versatile or multipurpose. The roomy toe box and the zero drop flexible sole provide balance and stability which allow users to do pretty much anything. Whether it be minimalist running, biking, hiking, dancing, fencing, crossfit, street performing, parkour, playing capoeira, traveling, working, walking the dog, running errands, or spending a night on the town, SOM Footwear is your go-to shoe.
Sense of Motion shoes are made in Montrose, Colorado using domestic and globally sourced components & materials.
Victory Sportswear started originally as Hersey Custom Shoe Company, founded in 1982. In 2015 Victory Sportswear was launched as a wholesale lifestyle brand that has been featured in stores all around the globe and received accolades from GQ, Highsnobiety and JJJJound.
Victory Sportswear is a shoe brand that follows the original Hersey concept of making shoes, but is not limited to the running market. They make shoes created for everyone, from walkers to marathon runners to those who have highly specific orthopedic needs.
Victory running shoes are made in Fitchburg, Massachusetts using domestic and globally sourced components & materials.
Any brands marked with a gold star indicates that some (or all) of their running shoes are made in the USA using all domestic sourced parts. The silver icon shows that they are assembled in America using both domestic and imported parts, and the bronze icon shows that they are assembled in the U.S. using all imported parts.
Overall the above 6 running shoes brands scored a combined rating of 'Made in America'.
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