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Hello,

Im new to this, used to run in my late teens but had the cheapest trainers ever!!:embarrassed:

Now I want to do this proper and hope to do HM. But have not got a clue were to start with trainers.

Im female, shorty with small feet!

What is decent brand of trainer for running?
Anything I should avoid?
Lots of fancy trainers in the shop, but over here (In Prague) they shop assistants think expats have money trees so likely to sell me any overpriced trainer!

In not rich, so want something decent but doesnt have to be the most expensive.

Any input appreciated

Prahalady
 

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Do they have any specialists running shops in Prague? Ideally you need to go to one so that you can have your running style assessed to see if you overpronate or not (this is the excessive rolling in of the foot during the running cycle). This will involve looking at your feet and watching you running then they usually make a recommendation of a certain type of shoe for you.

Otherwise you may have to do the wet foot test to see if you have a high, normal or flat arch. Have a look at this http://www.runnersworld.co.uk/news/article.asp?UAN=481. Ideally you want to try as many shoes as possible and go for one that suits your running style and feels comfortable.

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I found this on an expats website:

'I can't find it anywhere but people were asking questions in the past about where to find decent running shoes (asics, new balance etc)

Anyone try this place?

http://www.vidivici.cz/shop/index.p...EN&Shprnt=225mn

RUNNING SHOP Kočárník
Praha 7
M.Horákové
tel: +420 777 853 244


Just by Sparta's stadium at Letna I think.'
 

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I see from your newbie post that you have family/friends in Geordieland Prahalady. If you can't see a running speciaist in Prague perhaps a visit back home could do the trick.
 

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Hi,
Thanks for the information.

I think I may be better off getting some trainers in the UK. Im back in the UK in a couple of weeks so Steve's suggestion makes sence.

Think prob get sold wrong trainers in Prague. Once I find a pair thats suitable I can prob buy future shoe in Prague.

Thanks for info and help

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Thanks for shop names, that was my next question! Will check them out when I get back and get something decent!


Thanks again
Prahalady
 
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