Nike Free 5.2

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Nike Free 5.2

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I've been a Nike Air Presto man since they first appeared. I'm fortunate enought to have a neutral enough run to not worry about the "lack of support/cushioning". Bought a pair of Frees 5.2 (as finding Presto Continue reading...
Cant beat them for comfort, Continue reading...
Very good shoe i won a race in them ,the first time i wore them , a really good shoe (5.0) Continue reading...
As an off-road/mountain marathon runner, I liked the idea of anything that would strengthen my feet, so I bought them. I think they do this very well. I get the same sort of minimal, lean feel from these on the Continue reading...
I can't praise these shoes highly enough. They will take some time to get used to, especially if you rely heavily on your shoe design for support and stability, but if you start off by running short distances Continue reading...


Does anyone know of a stockist in North East England? I've rang just about everyone I can find, and a few stock men's shoes, but not ladies. I know I can buy them online from Nike, but I think it's a lot of money to pay out before even trying a pair.

Posted: 23/09/2006 at 23:58

Try Frontier shoe Gray St Newcastle (near the monument). They dont stock them but there sister company The Athletes Foot do & i am sure they would get them in for you.

Posted: 27/09/2006 at 16:16

Does anyone have experience of chronic shin splints (in particular of the MTTS variety) corrected or reduced by use of the Nike Free? I am assuming a long slow build-up is needed to get the foot gradually stronger with this shoe (that's what I've read elsewhere), but I'm wondering if this principle extends to assisting in strengthening and rejuvenating the tendon involved and its attachment site on the shin bone. (I think it's called the medial tibial tendon - i.e. the tendon that runs from the underside of the foot under the arch round the back of the inside ankle and up to attach to the inner shin bone, which is the site of MTTS shin splint pain).


Posted: 18/10/2006 at 11:45

Sports World/Sports Soccer have just started stocking them at £29!

Posted: 18/10/2006 at 12:04

Thanks very much everyone. I remembered the Nike store at Royal Quays, and got some there for 15.00 - best bargain ever! I am a severe overpronator, but these shoes are absolutely fantastic - highly recommended, and at that price they're disposable, really.

thanks again.

Posted: 18/10/2006 at 17:00

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