How to spike your shoes for icy winter runs

By December 9, 2015Run

Photo: James Carney / 

Freezing temperatures and icy precipitation are enough to make many runners hit the treadmill. For those undeterred by inclement weather, there are other options. In addition to shoes specifically designed for winter running—with rubber or metal studs mounted in the outsole—there are quick and simple methods for keeping the tread of your favorite kicks on the road. 

Here are two options: an easy-to-use kit sold at running shops (left) and a do-it-yourself method (right), depending upon your level of comfort in hardware stores.

Read the guide from Competitor here.