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Shoe Fitting


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At the runners’ den we pride ourselves on carrying a wide selection of shoes from different brands that meet our special requirements. Brands like ASICS, Brooks, Mizuno, New Balance, Nike, Saucony, Salomon, HOKA One One allow us to offer womens sizes 5-13 in 2A-2E, mens sizes 7-17 in B-4E, also kids shoes from infants sizing 6-13, and grade school kids 1-7. We pride ourselves on offering premium product at the right price**. See below for more of the steps we go through to ensure the right fit

**Price Protection is important to us, you should never pay more for the same product, we appreciate the opportunity to be able to give you great service and for you to know you get the same prices as anywhere else for the same product. If you find a discrepancy in the price of a shoe you purchased from the runners’ den compared to a competitor’s price, please call us or drop by so we can take care of you. We can not price match with online stores as they do not have the same overhead as we do, and we believe we offer something online stores do not personal SERVICE…

Shoe fitting…what you should know about your fitting experience at The Runners’ Den

Step 1 When you arrive at The Runners’ Den you will be greeted by a staff member well trained to take care of all your needs to make sure you can perform at your best
Step 2 With the staff member, you will discuss the activities you will be doing and determine what footwear will make the most sense to keep your feet and body happy
Step 3 If you can bring your old shoes in with you, The Runners’ Den fit expert will analyze them and discuss what they see in terms of wear patterns which can help in providing history of successes or failures. There will also be discussions in regards to current training and plans for the future
Step 4 The Runners’ Den fit expert will then analyze your feet from a stationary position and through movements, which will help in determining the proper footwear selection. The footwear at The Runners’ Den have all been selected with certain criteria which must be met in order to provide the correct support for each runners needs
Step 5 The Runners’ Den fit expert will then measure your foot with a foot measuring device to determine proper length and width
Step 6 After measuring and analyzing the foot, The Runners’ Den fit expert will discuss your specific needs and how a shoe can make a difference, this will follow with a selection of shoes
Step 7 With shoes now being placed on your feet, The Runners’ Den fit expert will go though a review of a proper fit and provide technological advice on each specific shoe
Step 8 The next step is to take your shoes for a run, that’s right, head outside and try the shoe. The fit expert will have checked the sizing once again and watched you stand up in the shoes, now it’s time to really test them out. The expert will watch you move in the shoes to determine if the shoes are providing the correct amount of support. Remember each brand will fit differently and the cushioning will feel different
Step 9 The selection process may take some time so please allow yourself enough time to be able to fully try each shoe out. The best shoe will be the one that looks the best to the fit expert and which also feels the best to you. It is a team effort to get a good fit
Step 10 Finally you have a pair you love, they should be a great fit and feel great all over. If for whatever reason you have questions regarding your shoes after you have purchased them, please don’t hesitate to come back in or give us a call. Our promise is that you and your feet are totally happy