HOW TO CHOOSE SPIKES FOR YOUR ATHLETICS SHOES

Which is the best length of spike for cross country on muddy terrain? And what about dry weather? What is the maximum length of spike allowed on the track?

How to choose spikes for your athletics shoes

The length of spike you should choose for your shoes depends first and foremost on where you are running: on an athletics track or on a cross-country course?

DEPENDING ON THE DISCIPLINE:

How to choose spikes for your athletics shoes

Frédéric

Athletics product manager

The length of spike plays an essential role in how much grip an athletics or cross-country shoe provides, but it also affects comfort. I strongly recommend taking a full set of spikes to every training session and competition. A set of 6 to 12 mm spikes for athletics disciplines and 9 to 15 mm spikes for cross country.