It might come as a surprise, but Finns are among the highest consumers of ice cream in the world. During the summer, ice cream kiosks line the streets featuring unique flavours like arctic cloudberry, liquorice, and Kuningatar (vanilla with raspberry and jam).
If you’re feeling adventurous, try the “terva” flavour, which contains tar extracted from pine trees. The seasonal collection of the Albatross 82 and ChampionAir celebrates Finland’s appreciation for the cold summer treat.
The two popular Karhu models are colourful like the many ice cream flavours enjoyed by the Finns. The material selection consists of a mix of pigskin suede and nylon mesh for breathability.
In addition, the Albatross 82 is updated with the original outsole and midsole design to give it a more authentic look. In terms of comfort, the upper is slightly wider, a new moulded footbed is included and the tongue is softer and longer.
The new collection of the Karhu “Gelato” Pack is now available at select retailers, and at the Karhu Concept Store in Helsinki, Finland. Your taste buds will determine which flavour is your favourite, but we know our favourite time to enjoy an ice cream is after a run. Get your pair before they melt away!

About Karhu
KARHU, meaning “bear” in Finnish, is a leading running brand, and has provided technical running and outdoor gear for 100 years. With an authentic heritage in athletics and a deep connection to the outdoors, KARHU follows the Finnish principles of design simplicity and running purity. KARHU shoes have been worn on the feet of the greatest Finnish runners, including Paavo Nurmi and five Boston Marathon champions. KARHU shoes and apparel are sold globally at running and lifestyle specialty retailers.