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Does anyone know the best place for me to get running shoes?

And how do I find out the type of shoes necessary for me, such as overpronation or underpronation corrective trainers, where will I get this sorted out?

I don't believe there are any specialist running shops where I live (Leicester) so I would have to go for the sports shops.

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Id personally buy from a specific running shop online if i was you mate, Im lucky enough to live in the Lake District so have plenty of outdoor shops around my area for running shoes.. My dad also owns a footwear company so i get prototype shoes chucked at me!


This is a local shop which is a specfic running shop, Sell loads of good stuff, I Sometimes go in there to get bit and bobs, You'll find some good stuff..

http://www.peteblandsports.co.uk/trolleyed/index.htm

I Recently bought some Asic running shoes, There the best in the running industry for shoes!.. Not cheap tho, I Spent £110 On mine, But all money well spent as im getting good use out of them.. So comfy and light!

http://www.peteblandsports.co.uk/trolleyed/32/472/11/index.htm


Hope this helps mate, Need any help choosing a good pair just ask, Like i said my dad owns a footwear company so i know abit about shoes etc.

Sam
 

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Thanks a lot for that some good stuff, but I need to find out what specialist type to get.

Apparently there are ones for overpronation, underpronation and neutral pronation. Where can I get my feet measured for this sort of thing?

Edit: And by the way I need to buy my shoes in size 13 (UK size) so its hard to get some that fit, especially running trainers.
 

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Not to sure on the specilists stuff mate, but

first pair of running shoes i ever bought, Puma Cell.

Set me back about 50 quid, red and white, gorgeous, the most comfortable shoes ever mate.

I can run forever and feel fully supported, and my muscles ache before my ankles or knees do, if you catch my drift.
 

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Mate the way I did it was by wetting my foot,
and putting it on a piece of paper,
then I found out that I was high arched (sumat like that nywy),
so I got some running trainers with a good amount of padding,
they fit my feet well,
I've had them for over a year,
and there still in pretty good nick,
Mizuno the brand is called.

But I'm sure the internet has better ways of testing,
maybe someone at your local gym could give you advice on it.

Joe
 

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Just found you a bargain!..

http://www.newitts.com/product/IT017260/Asics_GEL_DS_12_Trainer_Mens_Running_Shoes.htm

70% Off!.. I Wish i was your size so then maybe i could get a pair that cheap!!.... Im size 11..

Really nice lightweight shoe a specific running shoe, Nice and breathable look very nice.. £20 Well spent if you ask me!..

The reason why there so cheap *text deleted* is because they want to get rid of them because they only have the huge sizes left! :laugh:..

A BARGAIN FOUND FOR YOU THERE BUDDY!.
Sam
 

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not being funny rusty92 but if touchstone overpronates those trainers are *text deleted* be a quick way to get shin splints. Touchstone bud, get online and find your nearest proper running store they should be able to give you a gait analysis and recommend a shoe for your running style Motion control, stability, cushioning etc
 

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Well I am not actually sure what I need, but I am using that link you gave me and looking at find what type will suit me. I think though I have low arches, thanks again for the help guys.

I have been using bog standard cheapo trainers for a year now and haven't had any problems so using some running ones should be a big comfort and help.
 

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Well I tried wetting my foot then putting on paper and a towel but it doesn't leave much of an imprint for me to tell.
 

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you can also use www.sweatshop.co.uk or .com but i think its co.uk. pretty good prices i got a £90 pair of trainers for £60
 

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I Have custom made cycling shoes!.. Im a full time cyclist!.. So have the delights of things like that!.. Custom soles is all in the past for me!.. Custom Made shoes is were its at :laugh: .. Sorry just had to let you know! *text deleted*..

Sam
 
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