Best way to dry out wet shoes?

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07/07/2008 at 18:51

Newbie there any special way to dry out trainers after getting soaked in the rain? And is there anything I should avoid doing?


07/07/2008 at 18:56
Stuff with newspaper, the shoes.
07/07/2008 at 18:59

Tumble drier, oven or microwave - especially microwave!

To avoid doing that is

07/07/2008 at 19:04
Airing cupboard works for me
07/07/2008 at 19:05
Probably stuff with the newspaper and leave in the airing cupboard.
07/07/2008 at 19:54

Definitely don't leave them in the bottom of a bag for a week as I did by mistake recently - I thought someone had died in there!

 Natural is best - leave them to dry in the sun.

If it's dark or raining - then it's back in the airing cupboard

08/07/2008 at 09:55
at this time of year you don't need to worry about airing cupboards - mine were soaking from a run on Sunday but dried overnight quite normally inside the hallway - didn't even need to stuff with paper.....

mind you - that was a chance finding as I took them off and forgot they were still on the mat.......but it shows the point!!
08/07/2008 at 13:15

I dont bother drying them. If they are wet when I put them on again, I find the sock dries them. And once you get running, you dont really notice it. Mind you, earlier on this year, I went to put on my saturated trail shoes to find that grass pores had started growing on the top of them. (I jest not).

I do appreciate that most people dont have webbed feet like me though. I do sometimes make the effort of leaving them out in the sunshine, that does the trick.

08/07/2008 at 13:55
08/07/2008 at 14:09
ffs!! $72 just for a shoe dryer??

more money than freaking sense......

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