How to Level Up Your Running Shoe Cleaning | Hands On (S2 E2) | Nike

Nike designer Raj shows you how to take basic shoe cleaning to the next level. In this tutorial he’ll go in depth on proper running shoe care, answering questions like, “can running shoes go in the washer?” Why deep clean? It will help your running shoes last longer which helps reduce waste. Have your own tips for how to clean shoes? We’d love to hear, so leave them in the comments!

00:00 Meet Raj (and Molly 🐶)
00:21 Step One: Brush Off Mud
00:36 Step Two: Soap + Water
01:11 Step Three: Scrub Up
01:30 Why Clean Your Running Shoes?

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