Adidas handed out free shoes on Thursday to runners

Runners used the hashtag #WhyIRunPortland on social media

Adidas Running handed out free shoes and gear around Portland on Thursday, January 5, 2017 (KOIN)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Adidas Running handed out free shoes around Portland on Thursday to runners who didn’t let the bitter cold stop them.

Some of the adidas Running shoes being handed out, January 5 2017. (adidas)
Some of the adidas Running shoes being handed out, January 5 2017. (adidas)

With temperatures in the teens and low 20s, adidas decided it was a good day to surprise brave runners. The gave out shoes at Mt Tabor, around SE 69th Avenue and Belmont, from a white adidas truck.

Runners used the hashtag #WhyIRunPortland on social media to keep track of the giveaways.