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Jun 14 at 06:18 AM

New Shoe Time

I sure love getting new running shoes and I bet you do too!

Do you buy what looks best or is features and fit the guiding force?

Be sure to check out these reviews to buy the shoe that is best for your feet…

    • ASICS Gel.... I can run in them straight out of the box... love a new pair of trainers!!

    • 2tacos has a Gold Membership
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      Jun 15 at 07:53 AM

      Oh ya!

    • I just bought new shoes yesterday. They're my walking/daily shoes, but I have to buy running shoes for stabilizing my feet. They're Brooks Adrenaline and are not cheap! They wear out about every six months. It was obvious that they had stopped stabilizing when I put a new one on my right foot and had the old one on my left foot!

      My running shoes stay with my treadmill and only have 70 miles on them. I was getting back to running, then another injury hit (unrelated- broken finger). It hurt to even move the finger after surgery, let alone jostle it around. I'm hoping the treadmill shoes (Under Armor HOVR) will last until Christmas.

    • 2tacos has a Gold Membership
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      Jun 22 at 10:31 AM

      I hope so. Brooks make nice shoes and I think that may be my next pair.

      Enjoy the new HOVR sneaks!

    • I've gotten compliments on them twice already! They're the exact ones from the article you linked.

      Strangely, my knee and IT band hurt worse than before. Hopefully it's just because I'm not used to walking correctly yet again. They didn't hurt when I ran yesterday, which is weird.

    • I've been using New Balance for 40 yrs. I highly recommend them. I've always gone for the comfort and usually get around 350-400 miles out of a pair.

    • naptownk

      let me tell you about new balance:

      I bought a pair on sale in my town. I ran in the rain and washed the shoes after due to mud. They were mostly mesh, I thought they would be fine.

      They weren't fine.

      I bought and tried a pair of minimalist running shoes, I bought and tried a pair of barefoot running shoes, nothing could rival my new balance.

      I phoned the company, crying, begging for a cheap pair of new balance I could possibly get from a factory outlet. They understood my frustration, explained never to wash my running shoes in the washing machine ever again, and sent a free pair of 993 running shoes.
      (Using newspaper or paper bag stuffing the shoes will dry them out, new balance recommended keeping a junky pair for rain and snow, as keeping feet dry provides runners with years of good use)

      New Balance is worth every penny for me, they have a customer for life.

    • 2tacos has a Gold Membership
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      Jan 19 at 12:45 PM

      Right on!

      That's awesome that you got them replaced.

    • Yeah, I buy my shoes 2x a time. Keep one set aside, oldest pair get to be 'fishing' shoes or garden shoes.
      The next up are the nasty day runners, one set are sunny day runners.
      When my knees start to hurt, time to shift the shoes.

      I can go 1.5 years between empty bank accounts.
      Maybe two. Shoes are spends, but necessary!

      I gave up running for 7 years after knee surgery.
      Just walking. It takes so much time walking, I want to get strong faster, so I do weights, squats, etc. joints are tender and now on good days I jog 1 of every 6 miles (in pieces, never running down hills)
      And on long days, I use trekking poles walking.

    • I am super excited because I might be getting my dream school
      Sneakers or nikes they are my absolute favorite shoes in the whole world 3 weeks 2 days until my birthday