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Where To Buy Mens Running Shoes


Running shoes are necessary for people who like to jog or run. They are mostly lightweight and have a good grip on the ground so that people don’t trip or stumble while running. There are a lot of sports companies that manufacture mens running shoes. Companies that make mens running shoes have some big names amongst them like Nike, Puma, Adidas and Reebok.


Running shoes are a relatively new invention being only about 200 years old. The early attempts at making running shoes took place in England. However they were largely unsuccessful because they used leather which would stretch when it got wet. In 1832 plimsolls were invented by Wait Webster when he made a procedure which could attach rubber soles to leather. In 1852 running spikes were added to these boots by the owner of Reebok. The modern mens running shoes were created by the owner of Adidas, Adolf Dassler. He created shoes which had a specially forged set of spikes and sole design which was made for running a certain distance only. During the period ranging from the 1930s to the 1950s the running shoe craze went higher. Demand for specialized shoes was catered by more and more brands like Nike.


Today there are several makers of sports goods which also manufacture mens running shoes. However, the companies which are still the most renowned are probably still Nike, Reebok, Adidas and Puma. All of these are very reputable makers of sportswear. You can buy sports footwear from a variety of shops including these. The best place to buy would of course be the retail stores of the company whose shoes you would like to buy. Other than that if you are interested in being able to see a wide variety of running shoe brands under one roof then you should try and check out malls like Nordstrom or Macys. Nordstrom has a huge variety of shoes from brands like Nike, ASICS, ECCO, Brooks, and New Balance and Puma. Macys also has collections from brands like Nike, Adidas and Puma as well as The North Face and Converse. If you want to get bargains and deals then try out Wal-Mart which has brands like Dr. Scholl’s, Starter, Fubu, Op, Airspeed etc. Buying online is also an option. Nowadays most transactions can take place online and if you are a seasoned buyer and know exactly what your requirements are and don’t really need any specialized help then you can always order a pair for yourself over the internet via the numerous websites of all the above mentioned stores and brands.

Tips and comments

Some steps and tips to be kept in mind while going for mens running shoes are don’t go for the look go for the feel. The shoe needs to fit and fell comfortable and this is a must while running. Ask for discounts if you belong to a running club because some specialty stores offer discounts to certain clubs. Take out time to get your feet measured, different brands have different measurements and your foot might have a different size with a different brand so make sure you get measured before you buy yourself a pair of mens running shoes.

By Anushay Q., published at 03/26/2012
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