Santa Fe, NM (Vocus) April 29, 2009
In the early 1980s, Alvaro Z. Gallegos ran an average of seven miles a day. He suffered all the typical runner injuries -- heel spurs, plantar fasciitis, knee trouble, hip pain, and back pain. Although he owned a shoe store at the time and had access to all types of running shoes, he was unable to find a shoe that eased his pain: Enter Z-CoiL shoes.
Realizing that the source of his pain was due to impact, Al reasoned that putting a "shock-absorber" in the heel of his shoe would reduce the force of impact. And, as an added benefit, the spring would provide a form of energy in return, allowing Al to run faster and farther.
Now at 78 years of age, Al is still running but only with great ease in his Z-CoiL shoes. What started off as a novelty has become a phenomenon as Z-CoiL shoes have been on the market for 14 years and is now a multi-million dollar business. The high profile celebrities wearing the shoes include: Helena Bonham Carter, Dustin Hoffman, Robert DeNiro, The Google Founders, Margaret Cho, and many more.
Now, people will have the opportunity to meet Z-CoiL Inventor Al Gallegos in the Kansas City area and see what the latest craze is all about! The new limited edition Z-Trek Z-CoiL shoes will be unveiled on May 14th and available until supplies last.
Where: Z-CoiL® Pain Relief Footwear®
Overland Park Store
7295 W. 97th Street
Overland Park, Kansas 66212
Date: May 14th, 2009
Time: 3:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Store Tel: 913-341-8854
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