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How often should I buy new walking or running shoes?

How often should I buy new walking or running shoes?

In general, replace your running shoes:

  • Every 300 to 500 miles of walking/exercise.

OR

  • Every 3-6 months.

If you’re still wearing a pair of shoes from years ago, it’s time to invest in a new, quality pair; a comfortable and supportive pair that matches your foot type. Wearing an old, unsupportive pair of shoes can increase your risk of injury. Top 5 tips for buying walking or running shoes.




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