Guest post by a LUNAtic - Greg Polakiewicz
'Kórima' means 'sharing' in the language of the Tarahumara.
Majestic Oak trees were scattered across the rolling hills of dry grass around us. The marine layer was burning off and the morning sun was greeting us as we finished breakfast and lounged around camp. After some frisbee, a game of whiffle ball developed quickly as more people wanted to join the fun. There were no rules or teams, or maybe the rules and teams were made up and changed for each...Read More
I sat slumped over in a camp chair by the fire. It was dark and cold in those mountains in the wee hours of the night. I was tired, delirious, and defeated. I was at mile 68 of the Bear 100. As we neared the aid station I told Sweeney, my pacer, that I was done, that I was dropping out at this aid station. When I told him tears welled up in my eyes at the verbal admission of defeat. I was glad...Read More
Running in Luna Sandals, Scott shares his love for wild places and one of his favorite places to run and play; The Alpine Lakes Wilderness in the Cascades of Washington. The lakes featured are called Snow Lake and Gem Lake.Read More
Here is a short video by Scott of Luna running the trails just a few blocks from the Luna factory. We feel very fortunate to be in this beautiful nook of Seattle.Read More
This past week I went up to Seattle to help out at the factory (again) because both Jeff & Scott were out of town, and we still aren’t as caught up on orders as we’d like to be. There were some long days lacing sandals and rearranging the factory a bit: it was a lot of work, but we did our best to still have some fun. Late on Thursday night Emily prepped & sewed a bunch of ATS buckles and then...Read More
For as far back as I can remember, I have been obsessed with factories and how things are made: from “Reading Rainbow” and “Mr. Rogers” when I was kid, to “How It’s Made” as an adult. There’s something really exciting about peaking behind the curtain. When visiting a new city, I usually do a little research and see what kind of factory tours are available. One time in New York City, I went on a...Read More