When it comes to road running there is no difference between a marathon running shoe and half marathon running shoe. So the next time you are shopping for a half marathon running shoe simply ask for a road running shoe.Although it will help the shop assistant serve you better if you inform him/her that you plan to run a half marathon.
If you want to run well and run safely. You will need a shoe that helps you maintain a balanced position.
Tips For Buying / Shopping for a Half Marathon Shoe
- Go first to a reputable store that specializes in running shoes.
- Shop for your running shoe at running shoe shops that offer gait analysis.
- Buy a running shoe that is a half size or so larger than your regular shoe. There should be a thumb’s width between the tip of your big toe and the top of the shoe.
- Once you wear the shoe they should feel comfortable right away.