4 Tips To Take Care Of Your Running Shoes

Blog Header 4 Tips To Take Care Of Your Running Shoes

Running shoes are an important investment. Whether you are a passionate or an occasional runner. Injury caused by inappropriate shoes can needlessly derail your running goals. Investing in a quality running shoe can help you to prevent foot and ankle damage, and make your workout a more pleasant and comfortable experience. But once you have made that investment, it's also important that you maintain those shoes properly so you can enjoy them for a long time. Here are some helpful tips.

1. Only wear your shoes for running

Although your running shoes may be very comfortable, don't wear your running shoes for anything other than running. Even if you are just walking around, you are still wearing out the cushioning. When you begin to feel that your shoes are losing their bounce it’s time to replace them before their material breakdown leads to injury.

2. Clean your running shoes on a regular base

Running outside can make your shoes really dirty. Grass, mud, leaves or water can leave stubborn stains behind. Also sweat during your work-out can seriously affect the condition of your shoes. Leaving your running shoes muddy and sweaty after a run can damage the rubber, weaken the stitching and become a breeding ground for mold. To maintain the quality of your shoes for as long as possible and to keep them fresh we recommend proper care and cleaning. Here are some cleaning steps:

1. Remove the laces and the insoles.
2. Brush away the mud and dirt from your shoes with a cleaning brush.
3. Clean your running shoes with Mister Minit Sneaker Cleaner and let them air dry at room temperature.
4. Protect them against mud and water by applying Sneaker Anti-dirt.
5. Treat your shoes with Sneaker Fresh to remove bad odors.

In the video below you can find the detailed instructions.

3. Run in comfort

Standard insoles in running shoes are often very basic. They do not always support the entire surface of your feet. Improve your running comfort and correct the imbalances by adding foam insoles that mold themselves completely into the unique shape of your foot.

This type of insoles will fit in every type of running shoe, prevent foot slippage in the shoe and relieve pressure on the ball of your foot, bunions, swollen feet and joints. They will increase your balance and absorb shocks. Visit your nearest Mister Minit shop to discover our wide range of insoles.

4. Let us help you with small repairs

It is not advisable to have the entire sole of your running shoes repaired, but minor repairs such as missing eyelets and loose stitching can help extend the life of your running shoes.

However if you want to give them a second life as casual sneakers, MISTER MINIT can replace the soles so they can last longer again. Drop by your nearest MISTER MINIT shop for more advice.

Worn Out Sneakers
More news

Services we provide