Running & Tennis Gear to Help Show Your Support & Fund a Cure
According to The American Cancer Society, "Breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women, except for skin cancers. About 1 in 8 (12%) women in the US will develop invasive breast cancer during their lifetime."

Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in women (second only to lung cancer). Luckily, female breast cancer incidence rates are declining.

October is breast cancer awareness month and many of our manufacturers release special Pink Ribbon items to aid in the fight against breast cancer. Here is a sampling of what's available to help you show your support and help fund a cure -- these companies also donate money from the sale of these items.


The ASICS GT-1000 2 PR for available for women, men and kids. These running shoes are made for mild to moderate overpronators and are super cushioned and supportive. The ASICS GT-1000 2 PR shoes for women have pink ribbons in place of laces and a pink ribbon embroidered by the heel collar to help you express your support. The men's GT-1000 2 PR shoes have the pink ribbons near the heel collar and the GT-1000 2 PR for kids have a large pink ribbon on the removable insole. For the second consecutive year, ASICS has joined with Christina Applegate's Right Action for women, which offers assistance to women who are at increased risk for breast cancer. ASICS has guaranteed a minimum donation of $100,000 from the October sale of these items.

See all of the ASICS pink ribbon running shoes

New Balance is donating 5% of their Lace Up for the Cure collection to Susan G. Komen with a minimum donation of $500,000. The bright pink New Balance 890v3 BG3 is made for neutral runners with high arches. A Susan G. Komen for the Cure® pink Running Ribbon is featured at the back of the heel. These shoes were named a "Modern Classic" in the March 2013 edition of Competitor magazine. These shoes are comfortable, lightweight with a seamless, mesh upper to stop chafing.

See all of the New Balance pink ribbon running shoes

Under Armour launches their 11th annual Power In Pink™ program to celebrate and support women who use fitness in the fight against breast cancer. Under Armour donates a portion of Power In Pink™ products to national breast cancer medical centers and charities, with a minimum of $500,000. The UA Power In Pink™ running shoe collection include the Under Armour Charge RC 2 Power in Pink shoe, an ultra-lightweight frame with cushion and comfort. This shoe is made for speed. The Under Armour Spine Venom Power in Pink running shoe is built with Spine technology to provide lightweight responsiveness in an impressively comfortable ride.

See the entire Under Armour Power in Pink collection


Prince released a limited edition Prince T22 Pink Ribbon tennis shoe. The T22 is designed for fast, multi-directional moves. They offer structured support and are an amazing balance of comfort, breathability and durability. These shoes are part of Prince's partnership with Bright Pink, a non-profit focusing on the prevention and early detection of breast and ovarian cancer in young women while providing support for high risk women. Starting October 1, 2013, Prince will donate 10% of the proceeds of each sale during the month of October to benefit Bright Pink.

What better way to show your support on the court than pink tennis balls? The Wilson Hope All Court Tennis Balls are a great way to support the cause. Wilson will donate 1% of the sale of this item to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation in additional to their annual $100,000 (minimum) donation. Wilson is also donating 1% of the sale of their Wilson HOPE Backpack and Wilson HOPE Tote bag. These pink and purple bags are stylish and functional, with plenty of compartments to hold all of your necessary gear. Plus, the hope® pink ribbon is prominently displayed.

Here are all of our Pink Ribbon offerings to help you show your support.

For more information about breast cancer please visit either The American Cancer Society or