orienteering shoes

Does anyone run in them?

6 messages
28/09/2002 at 00:25
Although not an orienteerer myself, I have read that many run in "V-J studded shoes". Does anyone use them for fell or cross country running, and if so--how do they compare with other running shoes? A web site that sells them is www.ultrasport.co.uk
30/09/2002 at 13:46
As nobody has answered this post, I suspect that none of us runners wear them?
01/10/2002 at 21:35
I use Felldancer or PB WAlsh studded shoes for cross country and trail running.
01/10/2002 at 23:35
Ii have worn Walshes in the past(20 odd years ago in my teens!) but they seem to be too narrow for me nowadays. I was wondering whether anyone wore the V J orienteering shoes and if they were any wider in the toebox than the Walshes?
02/10/2002 at 13:36
Have you tried Felldancer's they're a bit wider than Walshes ? There's also the Adidas Swoop or the New Balance RX Terrain.
03/10/2002 at 00:06
Thanks Tom; I've tried the swoops;my normal running shoe size of 9 1/2s were too narrow/ not tried felldancers.

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