It’s more than just the shoes.

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Running is one of the most convenient and cost effective ways to get fit.

You can run almost anywhere, so you needn’t be near a gym to get your workout. And, the required equipment is pretty minimal.

If you have a good pair of running shoes, you can get started. But, there are five other pieces of gear we’re pretty sure you’ll find you have to have to make running comfortable and enjoyable.

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