Park Run turns 10 so we take a look at some fashionable running shoes


Although the cold nights are setting in and we all want to snuggle up in front of the fire with a mug of hot chocolate. Park Run have made us at Fashion North want to take to the running track and enjoy a Saturday morning run. As they celebrate their 10 year anniversary, we take a look at what high street store, Schuh have to offer.

Nike Free Run 2.0 – £80

Nike 2.0

Nike Free Run trainers are specially designed with a ultra-lightweight, flexible sole design, making the shoe comfortable for running and wearing to the gym. The man-made upper material with perforated holes makes it breathable for the foot with a flexible yet supportive sole. With a simple design they are great for a fashionable running shoe. Nike Free Run’s are available in various colours.

New Balance 574 – £65

Nike 574

For a chunkier running shoe try the classic New Balance 574. Available in various colours with a suede upper material featuring reflective N branding across the heel. The N-Cap technology sole unit adds extra comfort and support creating a hard wearing feature. If the 574 isn’t for you then New Balance also have various other styles to choose from.

Roshe Run – £72



The Roshe Run is an extremely light shoe with very breathable material. The ridges in the inside sole add extra comfort and the rubber, the foam-like sole provides extra bounce and a lightweight feel. Nike offer a wide selection of colours to choose from with an extremely simple design. Starting from an average price of £70, the price may vary. Nike also offer a custom design on the Roshe Run on their website.

Sketchers Flex Appeal – £62


Perfect gym shoe or just to wear on a day-to-day basis, the Sketcher Flex Appeal allow extra flexibility with breathable, perforated holes in the material. The memory foam inside sole creates even more comfort. Sketchers have been extremely popular over the spring/summer season due to the comfort and lightweight of their trainers. Sketchers have gradually designed a huge range of trainers and shoes hitting a wide range of customer’s doe to their memory foam effect to the classic Go-Walk. The flex appeal trainer target a completely different range of people compared to most other brands offering them a comfortable, fashionable trainer. Available in various colours, designs and styles.

Adidas Flux ZX Torsion – £80


The Adidas Flux has a unique technology to allow the foot to move independently and to naturally adjust to the ground and running surfaces. At the bottom of the sole there is a lightweight bridge between the heel and forefoot offering support for the mid-foot also known as torsion technology. This effective technology makes this trainer different from others offering another form of support and comfort, suitable for a wide range of sports. The design is available in various colours and patterns with a woven upper material.

If this glorious range of trainers has you wanting to take part in the Saturday morning runs, there are a wide range of locations across the North East. If you want to take a look at the trainers for yourself, you can find your local Schuh at intu MetroCentre, intu Eldon Square, The Bridges Sunderland and Teeside Shopping Park.


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