Retro Vs. Modern | How Much Difference Do Running Shoes Make?

Published on November 19th 2017


In association with ON Running. Technology has clearly moved on pretty far since the 1980's, but how much difference does this actually make to your running speed? Can you run as fast in a pair of shoes from the 80's as you can in a pair of top-end modern shoes? Subscribe to GTN: Check out the GTN Shop: Can you run in any pair of running shoes, even a low-tech, old school pair? Mark and Mark performed a number of different tests to find out what the difference between a modern pair of shoes and a classic pair from the 80's actually is. If you'd like to contribute captions and video info in your language, here's the link 👍 Watch more on GTN... How to run a fast 5km 📹 How to run further 📹