Lacing running shows: How to fix wide toe box, ankle slips, loose fit (VIDEO).

How to Fix Faulty Running Shoes With Better Lacing

How to Fix Faulty Running Shoes With Better Lacing

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Feb. 11 2015 1:57 PM

All in the Laces

Three ways to fix common problems with running shoes.

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Casual runners in search of motivation face enough obstacles without ill-fitting running shoes getting in the way. And though the right shoe selection can be crucial, even a ratty old pair can be improved by a clever reroute of the laces.

In the video above, we demonstrate lace-based solutions for common problems like ankle slips and tight toe boxes.

Miles Fletcher is a freelance producer and editor for Slate Video and the founder of Mileage creative.