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How hard should it be to buy a pair of walking shoes?

Monday, February 04, 2013

It was nice to see the encouraging comments about my upcoming walk. I have my training plan all worked out. I have a walking buddy. I just needed to pick up a new pair of kicks. Now, cash is really tight, so i was not planning to spend a large sum of money on them, but what an awful selection I found. I know...quality costs. Well, keep looking, I guess. Can't let a little thing like footwear become an excuse.

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PATTYR81 2/6/2013 11:01AM

    My father wears 13 and dh 12 W. We've had great success getting quality bargains at stores like Ross, Big 5, Sports Authority.

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BARCONIUS 2/5/2013 8:24AM

    Thanks everyone. I don't usually make out too well in the thrift stores. I'll look. Clearance racks...I checked out a few. Big feet. But it does remind me of to stores I didn't think to look in before where I might have better success. Hi Casey...stay flexible.

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CASEYSAUER 2/5/2013 6:41AM

    Good luck with the shopping!

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CORTNEY-LEE 2/4/2013 10:39PM

    I usually check out the clearance racks of department stores. I got my awesome New Balance shoes for $30 and they are normally $80 shoes.

Keep looking, you will find a pair you like. Also, Payless has Champion sneakers which are quite comfortable.

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    Check out thrift stores. Lots of people donate barely-used runners! Just make sure they're not "broken-in" before you buy them! I picked up a pair of mint Nikes for $10!

Good luck!

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