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3 Epic Walking Adventures (Amalfi Coast, Nakasendo Way, Bryce Canyon)

3 Epic Walking Adventures (Amalfi Coast, Nakasendo Way, Bryce Canyon)

These 3 epic walking destinations around the globe are ready to take you on SOM adventure. From stepping into ancient footprints in Italy to explor...
Eight Years of Barefoot Inspiration

Eight Years of Barefoot Inspiration

Life begins on bare feet, and through these unimpeded steps, inspiration struck Sense of Motion Footwear’s CEO, Olivier (Olie) Marchal, and his wif...
Colorado Sewn Into Every Shoe

Colorado Sewn Into Every Shoe

Building a bridge between company and customer is as critical to a startup business as strengthening this bridge when the business grows and expand...
Shop locally and win with this SOM Footwear giveaway

Shop Local Giveaway

  *Contest is now closed. Winners have been contacted. As a small-town business, we believe in supporting locally made products, and we want to he...
Som Footwear is a great mountain biking or cycling shoe because it is lightweight, flexible, and made in America

A Perfect Cycling Shoe

Mountain biking and cycling have become the fastest way to spin into the summer season, and SOM Footwear provides the perfect balance of strength a...
Invest in quality, Amreican made shoes that will out last the cheaper competition

Battling Inflation and Delivering Customer Savings

The effects of inflation reach every aspect of daily life, but through quality construction and creative planning, SOM Footwear battles the rising ...
Crossfit is a global sport that tests body and mind in a yearly competition featuring the world's most trained and disciplined athetic warriors

CrossFit: The Ultimate Measure of Strength, Agility, and Endurance

While other sports use workouts to train for competition, CrossFit fuels competition from the workout, creating the ultimate full-body challenge th...
Three epic, one-of-a-kind walking trails around the world for your SOM shoes to find adventure

3 Epic Walking Adventures (Yuraygir, Camino Frances, Appalachian)

Lace up your SOMs, pack a map, and plot a course for one of the countless adventures outside your doorstep. From nature preserves to pilgrimage tra...
Barefoot footwear is different than traditional shoes, but will improve foot strength and health with every step

New to barefoot shoes? Making the switch from traditional footwear to SOMs.

Are you new to barefoot-inspired footwear? If you have been wearing traditional shoes your entire life and are eager to experience a stronger, more...
Sustainable Shoes Made in America

Sustainable Shoes Made in America

Shoes are only as strong as the earth they have to stand on. We design footwear to increase the number of footprints left upon this world, while le...
Shipping Changes Coming Soon

Shipping Changes Coming Soon

As inflation reaches a four-decade high, every facet of life is affected, from groceries to mortgages to manufacturing costs. For the past three ye...
Trust Your Feet: Why Traditional Footwear Thinks the Foot Is Poorly Designed

Trust Your Feet: Why Traditional Footwear Thinks the Foot Is Poorly Designed

By Olie Marchal, SOM Footwear Shoemaker Based on the over-fabrication of traditional footwear, you’d think the human foot was poorly designed. When...