Here’s an energy-saving alternative to throwing your running shoes in the washer/dryer that’s also better for your Nikes. When you come home with wet feet, stuff your shoes with newspaper and leave it in overnight to absorb water. If your well-loved shoes reek from sweat or are covered in mud from a trail run, you can also spot clean with a scrub brush or old toothbrush, and if possible, remove and wash the sockliner or insole if it’s stinky. Trust us, you don’t want to hear the sound of sneakers in a dryer.
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