Test Your Knowledge about Facts & Trivia About Running Shoes

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For runners like us, geeking out on statistics is almost a form of cross-training: we track our mileage with GPS watches, log our training details and carefully plan to reach our next PR. Take this quiz and test your knowledge. And for online shopping of Running Shoes visit: https://www.xlfeet.com/Mens-Large-size-and-wide-Ru nning-Shoes-to-EEEEEE-6E-s/89.htm

  • 1
    The average cost of a pair of running shoes is currently about $100-110.
  • 2
    The average exercise life of a running shoe is about 400 miles
  • 3
    Running shoes are excellent for a regular walking regimen.

  • 4
    Running shoes should not be used for lateral activities like tennis, basketball, step aerobics, racquetball or any other sport that causes you to pivot and cut from side to side. A “Cross-Trainer” (a sort of running/tennis shoe) would be a more suitable shoe for these types of activities.
  • 5
    The sock liner insert that comes with the shoes is the very first part of the shoe to wear out. What little cushioning and support that they provide, in most cases, wears out in only two-three weeks of normal wear.
  • 6
    Never, ever place your shoes in the dryer

  • 7
    Over 1 billion pairs of running shoes are sold worldwide every year.
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    You can store about 2,000 calories’ worth of glycogen in your body to fuel your running.
  • 9
    The average men’s finishing time in U.S. marathons is 4:26.
  • 10
    The average women’s finishing time in U.S. marathons is 4:52.

Comments (1)


1572 days ago
I got 5 right. Good.