Are you ready to start running? Then you’ll need some quality running shoes. Unfortunately, if you don’t know what to look for, you might very well end up not getting the right running shoes for your needs, which could result in blisters, pinched nerves, sore toes or the need to buy new shoes all the time.

Luckily, REI has put together this great infographic to help guide first time runners to getting the right running shoes. The first thing you need to take in consideration is deciding where you plan on running. Next, recognize any special needs of your feet.

The guide even has great suggestions for trying on your running shoes and how to best lace them to benefit your feet. There are also a few cool facts about humans in general and top running records to help get you motivated.

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