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How To Choose The Best Running Shoes

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How to choose the best running shoes. Vancouver has a very strong running culture. At any time of the year, you can find throngs of people running on the seawall. Now that it’s sunny outside, you almost can’t walk without getting stuck in the middle of a running pack. It’s impossible not to fall under the spell and join in.  When we were in Warsaw recently, we went to hear an ultra-marathoner speak. During his talk, it came to light that he doesn’t run in any particular gear and in fact, doesn’t pay any attention to what he wears. Many people were caught up in his statement. While this is a very romantic notion, I don’t believe that it works for everybody.

how to choose the best running shoes

For the past year or so, I’ve been wearing a pair of runners that have been giving me lots of ugly foot problems. Nothing that needs to be put in writing, but it involved bruising and blistering. I finally decided that enough was enough and paid a visit to my local running store, The Running Room. Once there, I was thrilled to find an amazing sales associate who has the same foot issues that I do. She took one look at my current shoes and showed me exactly why they were wrong for me. She then proceeded to help me find the ideal runners.They mold perfectly to my feet and are so comfortable that It feels like I’m wearing socks.The whole process took about a half and hour as we dissected every bit of my foot and each shoe in the store, but in the end I left with a new-found excitement for my running.

how to choose the best running shoes

If you are having any problems with your running I would definitely recommend getting your footwear checked. So while I’m not necessarily the fastest or most stylish runner on the seawall, my feet are thanking me every step of the way.

How to choose the best running shoes? Go to your nearest running store and let them teach you how!

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53 Comments

  1. Nice sneakers….. Not Only for runner!!!!!

  2. Agreed! Running shoes must be fitting. I have pretty wide feet and choosing the right pair of running shoes definitely helped me improve my pace. Guess that if you’re serious about running, it’s worth investing in some proper gear :p

  3. Love your sneakers Caroline! Even when you run you look stylish 😉
    Xoxo
    http://stylebythree.blogspot.pt

    1. Ha! Thanks.

  4. mmm I wanna start running!
    http://catswalldrobe.blogspot.gr/

  5. The Fashion District

    I love this kind of style! Sporty chic. Your sneakers are amazing.. I’m so jealous 🙁 xoxo tfd-thefashiondistrict.blogspot.com

    1. I tested them out today and they are super comfortable!

  6. Jamie "ChatterBlossom

    I wish it were the footwear that kept me from running! Ha! Do they have a store where you can buy non laziness? 😉

  7. The right shoes are important for me too – I guess pointe shoes are like running shoes when it comes down to how you feel and how you perform in them.

    1. It’s exactly the same thing!

  8. Love those running shoes! I, too, get feet problems from wearing my tennis shoes longer than I should. I’ve found that Asics work the best for me 🙂

    http://www.camillenochaser.blogspot.com

  9. Lovely running gear!
    What about following each other also on Facebook and Bloglovin?? 🙂 C, xoxo.
    LePetitMondeDeC
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  10. I love this post! So glad you got your footwear corrected! This is so important! Love your selection! Makes me want to go for a jog (except that it’s 10pm and I’m in my pj’s lol)! Xo

  11. Great post, I love run!

  12. I have to say that these days running and other sports marketers/product manufacturers have finally noticed that we ladies would like to wear “female” clothing and not “male” clothing while we do our thing. It keeps getting better and better. The colors and cuts this year are especially fabulous and bright. I am fairly active but I too like to have some looking gear to wear. The shoes are wonderful!

  13. Greetings love! Beautiful pictures and amazing post! Inspiring one! Thanks for stopping by and I heartly appreciate it! Are we following yet? (: Stop by me soon again! xx

    With love ❤
    http://www.fashionholicsparkle.blogspot.com

  14. Aikaterini Pegka

    Being a runner myself for the past 3 years, I would definitely say that the most important thing are the shoes. Everything else, is a matter of choice (and budget) really. For people living in a rather cold climate, I would also suggest to invest in a proper thermal, long sleeved shirt too though.

  15. Great running gear!! xx

  16. THE FASHION HIVE (@FrancesOrtiz)

    Okay this just inspired me to go running thank you I need it:)

    Frances O
    http://www.thefashionhive.com

  17. sweet lemon (s|l)

    I love Sum41–what happened to them?! LOL!

    1. I love that you looked at the playlist! Ha!

  18. I can’t wait till it starts warming up down here! lol I’m not a runner, but I bike ride all of the time!! 🙂

  19. Seriously love your workout outfit, such a cute look!
    Xoxo Sara

    http://sararash.wordpress.com

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