View Full Version : running shoes on a budget
07-05-2010, 03:32 PM
im shopping for some new running shoes to be used mostly on treadmill and track...ive liked my asics gel nimbus a lot but my budget/income wont let me spend a $100+ again...
does anyone know of quality running shoes in the price range of $50~90?
p.s. - im a little flat-footed if that makes a difference
07-05-2010, 05:19 PM
new balance sneakers are great and affordable at around 40-60 price. :)
07-05-2010, 06:29 PM
I had many types of injuries/problems with almost all types of high end running shoes (Asics/New Balance/Brooks/etc), until I discovered the popular Vibram FiveFingers "barefoot" shoes.
If you research online reviews, you will have a difficult time finding a negative review about them, unless the reviews are of the counterfeit/fake versions, which are infesting all over the place.
It may take 2-3 weeks to get used to them. Initially, pain/soreness is common.
To the OP, I see that you are flat footed. Based on what I've heard, it just might take longer to adapt into those shoes.
07-06-2010, 11:25 PM
sox- any specific new balance models u recommend?
69- man those vibram "shoes" are crazy...i might try those but next time when i get some leisurely freedom
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