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Submission + - Do we need running shoes to run? (dailymail.co.uk)

prostoalex writes: "The Daily Mail takes a look at current research in the field of running and injuiries related to running, quoting a few interesting factoids: (1) the more expensive the running shoes, the greater the probability of getting an injury, (2) some of the planet's best and most intense runners run barefoot, (3) Stanford running team, having access to the top-notch modern shoes sent in for free by manufacturers, after a few rounds of trial and error still chose to train with no shoes at all."

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