Murder, he wrote - Running shoes are born, bought. brutalized and then they die. It is, however, a natural death, this humane form of "shoe killing". While it's not a pretty sight, it's normal, accepted and legal. Shoes die so you can live to run.
Top 10 running shoe myths - Beware of the "dumb running shoe myth" syndrome, a collection of widely held beliefs that are at best half-truths or, more often, just totally bogus notions. Not running magazines, mind you, but rather that tacky newsstand pulp with model-laden covers that boldly promise to help you look better, feel better and, of course, have a better sex life.
Running shoes injuries - A recent American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society online survey of over 1,200 runners found that almost two thirds had injuries that they related to their shoes; however, these injuries did not appear to be linked to how much the runners paid for their shoes or whether or not they used an inserted orthotic device.
Patron saints of shoemakers - A patron saint is a saint who is regarded as the intercessor and advocate in heaven of a nation, place, craft, activity, class, or person. Patron saints, because they have already transcended to the metaphysical, are able to intercede effectively for the needs of their special charges. Here is a list of patron saints of shoemakers runners could refer to when asking for an intercession.
Why running shoes do more harm than good - The design and research team at XRayTechnicianSchools.net, designed an infographic that focuses on the harms of running shoes while highlighting what the good and bad can do to your foot.
Running shoes reviews - A growing collection of shoes reviews and recommendations. Choosing the right running shoes is one of the most important decisions a runner will ever make. Get recommendations on the best running shoes for your type of feet and your running style.