The Fleet Feet Blog is full of helpful (and sometimes tasty!) information! As you end the year, you may be looking to clean out to start the new year with a little less clutter. Did you know you can give new life to your old running shoes? (And did you know you can drop them off here at the store and we'll help you repurpose them too? Community Clothes Closet is one place we donate them to!)
Running shoes tend to have a shorter life span than other shoes you wear day to day. They get beat up, get soaked in sweat and their cushioning often wears out before the upper is toast.
That means running shoes don’t last as long as we’d all like them to. There are ways to extend the life of your running shoes, but they will eventually wear out no matter how well you take care of them.
So what do you do with your trusty kicks once they’re worn out? Here’s how you can recycle (or repurpose) your running shoes.