The Runner’s Edge Tru-Fit Process
Finding your sole mate isn’t easy. We’ll help you meet your match. Our Tru-Fit process will lead you to a shoe that can carry you across the finish line.
The Runner’s Edge Tru-Fit, Tru-Fit Plus and Tru-Fit Pro Fitting Processes
Run Easy With a Better Fit
Due to Covid-19 and social distancing, we are offering a modified fitting process to reduce the time we spend with each customer. Thank you for your patience and understanding.
The Runner’s Edge
A great fitting shoe is important for athletic and running success. The right footwear and equipment can reduce the chance of injuries such as shin splints, heel pain, sore knees, sore calves, and a sore back. All these can stop your running in its tracks. With 25 years of experience fitting runners and athletes at all levels, The Runner’s Edge knows why the ideal fit is important to running success.
Our Tru-Fit system begins by obtaining your personal running history, plans and goals including frequency, experience, previous equipment and injury history. We use this information to understand the basic running components that make up the individual runner’s profile to guide us to the best product suggestions for each individual runner.
Our process has been refined over 25 years to provide a smooth and easy 6-step fitting process for every runner. We question, measure, evaluate your foot, make a product recommendation, evaluate the product and assist in the product selection. We offer elementary video analysis of your foot mechanics and form to further enhance our understanding of you, the runner.
At The Runner’s Edge, we offer this superior fitting with every shoe purchase.
For runners looking for an even more in-depth fitting experience we offer 2 additional fitting experiences to make your running better.
This enhanced fitting process incorporates all of our Tru-Fit process as well as the Brooks Run Signature technology which adds the newest running software technology available to enable us to add a set of benchmark data of your own running foot, ankle and knee movements.
“Tru-Fit Plus” sessions are available on an appointment-only basis at The Runner’s Edge stores in Libertyville and Wilmette.
Sessions are conducted by trained Runner’s Edge staff fitters and last 45-60 minutes.
Appointments are available:
We are currently not offering our
Tru-Fit Plus fitting due to Covid-19.
Our most comprehensive fitting process. It incorporates all of our Tru-Fit process, the Brooks Run Signature technology and the medical input of a certified Physical Therapist. This moves our fitting to the highest level available with gait and form analysis. A runner can choose the best shoe for them and receive specific information to correct gait imperfections and injury prevention instructions.
A 60 minute process available by appointment only — offered 1 date per month.
Appointments are available:
We are currently not offering our Tru-Fit Pro fitting due to Covid-19.
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