30 Dec '13, 6pm

Sole Man: What Running Retailers Say About Shoe Trends

Sole Man: What Running Retailers Say About Shoe Trends

New running shoes will start to hit running stores in late January and early February. In the meantime, we’ve polled several of America’s best running shops to see what their shoe experts thought about running shoe trends. Overall, most believe the minimalism trend has cooled, but agree that it’s definitely not dead. Furthermore, several say, the best aspects of minimalist design (i.e., lightweight materials, new fabrication techniques, an enhanced feel for the ground) are now appearing in more traditional neutral and stability models — which remain the two biggest categories in the business. The motion control category continues to dwindle as more runners (and retailers) now generally believe a shoe with moderate or little structure is a good thing for most runners. The hottest new trend for 2014 will be the high cushioning category (aka “maximalism” ) — the oversized cus...

Full article: http://running.competitor.com/2013/12/shoes-and-gear/what...

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