Post running footwear

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04/10/2012 at 09:16

Hello everyone,

I was looking for some advice or personal preference on post running footwear.

I hear different people suggest all sorts from sandals to barefoot. I'm looking for something I can slip on after a race to give my feet a break.

I've seen these from Solomon, which aare supposed to be before and after sport shoes:

04/10/2012 at 09:28

you don't need anything special - just comfortable.  don't waste your money on anything special

cougie    pirate
04/10/2012 at 09:39
Exactly. Post running shoes ? Just a way to part people from their money.
04/10/2012 at 09:47

i always take a pair of old flipflops

04/10/2012 at 09:55

Thanks folks. To be honest, i did think it was a bit of a gimmik but I mainly wanted to see what other people did. I used to just keep my shoes on I ran in but I don't want to do that anymore. What do you all wear?

04/10/2012 at 10:03

depends on the weather and what I'm doing.  at home - barefoot or slippers; out - fit flops or another pair of comfy footwear in colder weather

04/10/2012 at 10:11
fat buddha wrote (see)

depends on the weather and what I'm doing.  at home - barefoot or slippers; out - fit flops or another pair of comfy footwear in colder weather

Thanks for this. I think flip flops are for me. I spend 90% at home in barefeet but wanted something when I'm out and after a race.

04/10/2012 at 10:15

I said Fit Flops - not flip flops.  they are the much comfier - and much more expensive versions - of flip flops. 

04/10/2012 at 10:36

Ah, thought that was a typo. Look comfy but not cheap

04/10/2012 at 10:44

some on sale at the mo though....half price for many styles 

believe me, once you've tried them you'll love them.  I now have some fitflop shoes - on my feet as I write

cougie    pirate
04/10/2012 at 10:48
Aren't they for girls ????
04/10/2012 at 10:50

nope - loads of mens styles Cougs.   get with them bro... 

04/10/2012 at 11:06

What about crocs??

04/10/2012 at 12:21

errm - how would you like your death??  slow - my preference - or quick??? 

go wash your mouth out and never utter that word again

04/10/2012 at 12:26

Why whats wrong with them?

04/10/2012 at 12:57
BROGGO wrote (see)

Eh??  What's wrong with a good old pair of...


04/10/2012 at 13:00

"recovery shoes"...this really is a gimmick...flip-flops, sandals, slippers...anything that feels comfortbale is fine...

04/10/2012 at 13:04

Thanks guys. Slippers, GENIUS, never thought of that. Although I'm barefoot at home so will need to get a pair.

04/10/2012 at 13:17

Crocs flip flops in the summer, cant beat the crocs  and I have a pair of NB 110's that sit in my car that i use the rest of the time, they are comfy to wear without socks, for some reason i never took to running in them but they are my favourite post run shoe if it's too cold for flip flops!!!

04/10/2012 at 13:24

And don't forget the essential post-run lung-reoxygenator...


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