Latest Stories — Running Shoes

Store Opening Announcement

Store Opening Announcement

We’re really excited to announce that our store is re-opening on Saturday 1st August, with a whole new look and feel. Over the last 4 weeks we’ve been super busy with a full refurb of our space and we can’t wait to welcome you back in (from a respectable distance, of course). With a fresh new interior along with extra space we hope to enhance your overall in-store experience. We are now taking bookings for shoe fitting / gait analysis from 1st August. We have new guidelines in place which you can read about here. We’ve been so grateful for...

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Running Shoe Fitting & Gait Analysis

Running Shoe Fitting & Gait Analysis

Technology has certainly been instrumental in the development of the study of human movement or gait analysis. Advancement in the fields of photography and cinematography has given us the ability to capture, replay and analyse how we move both with ease, and in greater detail than ever before.  Video capture and subsequent analysis of this footage certainly forms part of our gait analysis process at achilles heel, however it is just one piece of the shoe pie! There are several processes and indicators that we use to support finding our customers the perfect shoe. We have prattled here about the...

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Saucony Endorphin Pro - You, but faster.

Saucony Endorphin Pro - You, but faster.

Finally, it's here - Saucony's 'fastest ever' running shoe, and we are a tad excited to say the least. Developed and built in collaboration with elite athletes, this will be a common sight come race-day. Here's what Saucony say... 'The Endorphin Pro was engineered with elite athletes and built to give everyday runners a fair advantage at the starting line. Simply put, it's the fastest shoe we've ever built. Featuring our signature S-curve carbon fibre plate for powerful transitions, along with ultralight and springy PWRRUN PB cushioning, the resulting SPEEDROLL propels you forward with a feeling of continuous momentum that blurs the line...

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Nike React Infinity Flyknit - Behind the Moonshot

The Nike React Infinity Run has landed. The Infinity Run provides a soft, responsive platform and delivers it with a widened midsole. Similar to the geometry of the 4%, the Infinity has a rocker-like bottom that yields a more fluid transition from foot strike to toe off. Nike React Infinity Run was tested by 226 runners over 11,264 runs. Available in-store and online.

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