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  • It’s “Celebrate Exploration Day” Here at Soft Star!

    Posted on May 13, 2015 by Elf Jana

    We’re commemorating two major historical events, both involving trailblazing into uncharted territory. 
    On May 14, 1804, Lewis and Clark's Corps of Discovery embarked on a two and a half-year expedition, from St. Louis, MO, to the Pacific Ocean, and back again. All American school children have heard the story of the... [click title to read more]


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  • Work Hard, Play Harder…Run Hardest?

    Posted on April 30, 2015 by Elf Jana

    Why rarajipari just might push ultrarunning to the next level. 
    I sincerely enjoy running. Not ultra-running mind you, but I regularly log 8 miles before heading to work in the mornings and those miles are often the most serene part of my day. Corvallis, Oregon is a beautiful little city by... [click title to read more]


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  • Transitioning to Barefoot Health PLUS RunAmoc Giveaway!

    Posted on April 28, 2015 by Elf Martin

    Did you know April is National Foot Health Awareness Month? What better way for us to celebrate than by helping you make your feet happy?

    With the weather warming and springtime blooming, more people are going outside and getting active. It’s a great time to be mindful of your feet, which... [click title to read more]


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  • UFC Champion Carlos Condit Tries Soft Star Shoes

    Posted on April 21, 2015 by Elf Martin

    We were excited this week to learn that UFC champion Carlos Condit wears our shoes!

    Carlos Condit in Soft Star Moc3 RunAmocs
    Condit is an American mixed martial artist competing in the welterweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He is the former interim UFC Welterweight Champion and a former WEC Welterweight... [click title to read more]


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  • Mom and Career Elf

    Posted on April 16, 2015 by Elf Tesla

     
    “Being a Mom has made me so tired. And so happy” –Tina Fey
    When customers call our workshop, many of you ask me about Sage and how things are going. Some of you have even heard her chattering in the background as I answer your sizing questions. I wanted to let... [click title to read more]


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  • Earth Day Giveaway: Celebrate Your Favorite Planet with Sustainable Goodies!

    Posted on April 14, 2015 by Elf Martin

    It's time again to celebrate our favorite planet!
    Earth Day is April 22, and it's a good reminder that we only have one planet to use. Being a good citizen of the Earth has always been one of Soft Star's core values, and it's one our shoemaking elves readily embrace. We're... [click title to read more]


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  • Every Day is Bike-to-Work Day

    Posted on April 11, 2015 by C.Elf.O Tricia

    Soft Star founder Tim Oliver and his trusty bicycle. He rides it to work most days.
    Tim's bright yellow bike frame sports a red leather bike seat cover that he crafted years ago in the workshop. The red leather seat features a large inlaid white leather star–just like the star inlays... [click title to read more]


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