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to wash running shoes in the washing machine
Believe it or not,
most running shoes can be washed in the washing machine!
First, tackle your
running shoes with baby wipes, often any dirt and grunge can
be removed my simply scrubbing with baby wipes or kitchen
wipes. If that doesn't do the trick - then the washing machine
First, make sure
there isn't anything that makes the running shoes unable to
be immersed in water, such as toddler shoes with lights. Also,
if the shoes have fancy trim, you might not want to wash them
in the washing machine either.
To wash your shoes,
place each in a pillowcase and tie a knot at the end. This
will cushion the shoes and prevent them from banging against
the sides or each other as much, which can result in the shoes
getting a bit scuffed each time you wash. Then wash the shoes
in the washing machine as normal with laundry detergent, either
on their own or with a load of towels (which will also help
Remove the shoes
from the washing machine and allow to air dry.