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(based on 8 reviews)
of respondents would recommend this to a friend.
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Great for Wide Feet and No Laces
Comments about SmartFit Boys' Charter Runner:
My son still has issues with tying shoes...so these were the most affordable & comfortable velcro shoes that we can find for his wide feet. I also love how there is no media characters on them, so they are appropriate for any occassion. The only cons that I have with these shoes are the rubber soles....yes they don't last long, but for the price you pay it is expected. However, at the same time it's reasonable as I usually buy a pair of new shoes for him after 6-9 months of wearing them everyday.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
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(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
not well made
I too bought these shoes for my son to start school.They were a great price and easy for him to put on and off himself.Unfortunately within the first month they started wearing holes across the top of the toes and I had to glue the sole back on the front. Now only a couple months later Ive had to throw the shoes out because the sole completely ripped off :( Really wish these were better made and lasted a bit longer than 2-3 months!
(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
Bought 2 Both Fell Apart
As other customers stated, the toes quickly got holes, and the sole came apart. I had bought one pair for the beginning of school, and they barely lasted. I had the next size up because we had liked the shoe so much, originally, so my son started wearing that pair. Now, after no time at all, it is only December, the second pair has the same issues. It is such a shame! 4 months and two pairs of shoes that fell apart. That should not be.
(7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)
I bought these shoes in August for my 4 year old to wear to preschool. These were one of only 2 wide styles in the store. He didn't say "owee" when he tried them one unlike the regular width shoes. Now in October, the sole is coming off at the toe. They should have lasted a little longer.
(5 of 6 customers found this review helpful)
Bought these shoes in mid to late August for back to school. It is now the end of October and the shoes are no longer wearable. They have not been out grown but the toe of the shoe is completely worn open The large hole is almost the entire way through the shoe. Not happy that i am already needing a new pair after only 3 months.
(6 of 7 customers found this review helpful)
Lasted 4 weeks
Purchased for my 6 year old boy and now within 4 weeks there are holes in both toes and the sole of the shoe is coming apart. I was trying to avoid a more expensive Samba shoe but his last Samba pair lasted an entire year and the only reason he could no longer wear those was because his foot grew.
Merchant response: Hello - Thank you for this feedback. We are truly sorry for the quality issues that you experienced with these shoes. Please know that you may exchange the shoes at any Payless location.
(20 of 21 customers found this review helpful)
Boy's Charter Runner
from Houston, Texas
A great shoe for those kids who have wide feet. They are also easy to put on with no laces, inexpensive, have no annoying media based decorations, great with school uniforms, and last a long time.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
(90 of 99 customers found this review helpful)
from Plainfield, IN
Bought these shoes for my son. Within 2 weeks the Velcro had become completely unstitched and were unwearable.
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