Sheboygan, WI, March 25, 2020 – SynchroKnit™, the technology-driven brand from the sock innovators at Wigwam Mills Inc., announces that the brand is sponsoring the Rambling Runner Virtual Race Series. Race cancellations all over the globe have left runners at a standstill, so SynchroKnit wants to help people continue to move, train and stay connected. By partnering with Rambling Runner, the brand has found a way to do just that.

“All runners know a good run is the best way to burn off stress.  During these strange, uncertain times, take care of yourself and get out on your run, if you can, and add a fun element of virtual competition. Running is a natural for social distancing,” says Tom Wheeler, President and CEO Wigwam Mills and a lifelong runner. “From all of us at Wigwam, our hearts go out to all who are impacted by the virus, either directly or indirectly. Please stay healthy!”

The series will include virtual races of 5k, 10k, half-marathon, and marathon distances spread over eight weeks. These virtual races are free and open to everyone.  All you need is a Strava account (free) and a device that can track your run (gps watch, phone, etc). Get started now by joining the Rambling Runner Run Club and selecting a race, strava.com/clubs/ramblingrunner, or get more information at theramblingrunner.com.

Race Dates:

  • 5k: March 28-29
  • 10k: April 4-5
  • Half-Marathon: April 18-19

The SynchroKnit running sock collection is launching with five styles: the Catalyst UltraLight Low, the Surpass UltraLight Low and the Surpass Lightweight Low, Quarter and Mid Crew, shown below.  They are now available online at SynchroKnit.com and through specialty retailers including REI and MEC. For more information, go to synchroknit.com.

Photo courtesy Brian Bates

About Wigwam: Wigwam is family-owned and has been proudly crafting made-in-the-USA socks in Sheboygan, WI since 1905. We carefully knit every pair with the goal of delivering the highest quality and performance for the most comfortable experience for our customers. Wigwam holds two patents in moisture management technology: Ultimax® and Ingenius® NXT, and SynchroKnit™ a fit technology is patent pending. Our commitment to local USA manufacturing, community, sustainability and stewardship of the environment has always been central to who we are. For more details visit wigwam.com. Follow the Wigwam conversation at Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.  Follow the SynchroKnit conversation at Facebook and Instagram.

Wigwam/SynchroKnit Media Contact:
Paige Boucher
970.291.4155
paige@insideout-pr.com