Karhu Running - Comfortable Running & Multi Sport Shoes

Who are Karhu?

Founded in 1916, Karhu are a Finnish running and lifestyle brand that are known for their cushioned and smooth shoes and unique modern style.

In the early years, Karhu earnt the name ‘Flying Finns’ for
the Finnish athletes who dominated track and field. Today, they distinguish
themselves from competitors through their propulsive ride and instant snug, second-skin fee, developed by years of work on their Fulcrum and Ortix technology.

At Up & Running, you can shop a range of Karhu running trainers perfect for 50+ mile weeks, the odd park run, gym workouts or simply your everyday trainers.

Finland's Legendary Sports Brand

The Karhu running range is designed for all-ability runners who look for a neutral and cushioned fit. Their Fulcrum technology is what gives Karhu's the Rolling Effect, scientifically designed to keep your forces moving forward, reducing your tendency to break and naturally improving your running economics.

Glide through your easy runs or hit your race pace, in Up & Running's range of Karhu road running trainers.

Ortix Technology

In 2018, Karhu developed the Ortix Fit technology, which is what really gives the shoes that near-custom fit as soon as you put them on. This makes up the midsole and upper volumes, using data directly collected from other 2 million runners' feet. Ortix technology started on the Ikoni model, and is now available across all models, including the HiVo wide-foot and female designed HerFit iterations.