A bear with attitude! He may have run in the Chicago Marathon. His label says Running Bear c 1979 North American Bear Co.,Inc. Designed by Barbara Isenberg. All new Polyester Filling Surface Washable Sewn in Korea 645 N. Michigan Chicago ILL. 60611 . He is 20 inches tall and he wears a traditional running suit with a hood. The hood can be pushed from his ears but is not removable. Nice brown fur with button like eyes and nose. His retro green track suit and canvas shoes are sewn onto his body. He has an unjointed floppy body that can be posed in sitting and various positions. He is from a smoke free home and comes from a collection that was kept in a cabinet. A great gift for a runner, 26.2!