Honestly, the best thing for you to do is to go into a running shoe store and have them do a shoe fitting. Doing that will ensure that you find the right type of shoe for your feet and your needs. This article has tips for finding the right shoe: www.sparkpeople.com/resource/fitness_artic les.asp?id=592 . However, it would still be a good idea to have a professional fitting.
I am a long-time city walker that is looking to increase my fitness level and break through a plateau by adding some running to my normal walking routine. I've started brisk walking for a block or two, then jogging for a block or two for a distance of about 2-1/2 miles (to start).
What shoes do you recommend for a new runner running on mostly flat, paved surfaces on city streets and parks?
SparkPeople, SparkCoach, SparkPages, SparkPoints, SparkDiet, SparkAmerica, SparkRecipes, DailySpark, and other marks are trademarks of SparkPeople, Inc. All Rights Reserved. No portion of this website can be used without the permission of SparkPeople or its authorized affiliates.
SPARKPEOPLE is a registered trademark of SparkPeople, Inc. in the United States, European Union, Canada, and Australia. All rights reserved.