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Posted: March 29, 2016:  

Athletics: RunRepeat Study - 183,911 running shoe prices analyzed

134,867 runners have reviewed, ranked and compared +1000 running shoes

183,911 running shoe prices analyzed

1) Save 38.14% ($46.19) buying running shoes online on average

2) Save another 19.36% ($14.50) buying last years version on average

3) 86% of all running shoes are available at a discounted price online.

4) 56% of all running shoes are available at at 30% to 69% discount online.

5) Best savings: Scott (62%), Reebok (53%) and Skechers (53%).

6) Worst savings: Vibram FiveFingers (15%) and Topo Athletic (15%).

7) Nike, Brooks, Asics and Adidas are discounted from 31% to 40%.

8) Multisport brands are discounted 12.95% more than running specific brands.

9) The more arch support you request, the more expensive the running shoe is.

10) Competition shoes are 17.01% ($13.22) cheaper than every day running shoes.

11) The worse the reviews of a running shoe, the higher the discount.

12) Running shoes are $5.60 more expensive for every ounce heavier it is.

13) Best savings: Sierra Trading Post (41%), Amazon (34%) and Shoebacca (30%).

14) Worst savings: Road Runner (1%), Denali Outdoor (1%) and Zappos (4%).

15) Greatest selection: Amazon (2479), Road Runner (1320) and Zappos (915).

It is based on 183,911 prices across three days. A total of 2,436 unique running shoes were included across 36 running shoe brands from 41 US retailers. This covers more than 99,99% of the total market.

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