shoes

6 messages
09/10/2002 at 17:06
how do i decide which shoe to get.i had a chart that i got out of runners world based on footprints,but lossed it.how can i decide,which shoe to get
10/10/2002 at 14:21
Peter - go to a specialist running shop. They know what they're talking about and will know what type of shoe you need.

Where are you? I am a great fan of Sweatshop - they have branches all over.

Happy Shambler!
04/05/2005 at 23:39
I recently visited a specialist running shop in Manchester, they were hopeless. Despite requesting an apraisal of my foot shape & running style the shop attendants encouraged me to buy a pair of cheap shoes, unaware of my weekly milage, weight or biomechanics. (I'm sure I would be crippled by now if I had heeded there advice!)
I have trusted runners world recommends in the past & have not been let down, however it is essential you know your foot shape & cushioning requirements.
I hope that my experience is not common, I'm tempted to name & shame, perhaps runners world could do a undercover investigation into the standard of advice from the top specialist running shops.
05/05/2005 at 23:01
Peter
Getting the right shoes is the most important thing you can do. Click on the grey 'Gear' tab at the top of the page. There's loads of shoe stuff.
JJ
05/05/2005 at 23:02
Whoops.
Didn't notice the age of this thread. Wonder if Peter ever got the right shoes?
JJ
31/07/2010 at 11:04

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