Boys' Gusto Lightweight Runner

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  • Wide Width Available
Item No: 162479

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He'll be on top of his game with this runner. It offers a mesh upper with sporty accents, stretchy laces, strap with hook and loop closure, padded collar, soft lining, memory foam insole, and a non-marking, lightweight, flexible outsole. Manmade materials.
He'll be on top of his game with this runner. It offers a mesh upper with sporty accents, stretchy laces, strap with hook and loop closure, padded collar, soft lining, memory foam insole, and a non-marking, lightweight, flexible outsole. Manmade materials. Print

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Clean upper with a damp sponge. We also recommend: Rain & Stain Guard to protect the canvas from water, stains and dirt; Athletic Shoe Cleaner to clean canvas and mesh; and Shoe Shampoo to remove soil from leather, canvas, nylon and fabric. Print

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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ChampionBoys' Gusto Lightweight Runner
 
3.8

(based on 20 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

67%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

No Pros

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

No Best Uses
    • Durability:
    • Non-durable

       

      Durable

       

      100% 

      (4 reviews)

      Very Durable

       
    • Comfort:
    • Uncomfortable

       

      Comfortable

       

      Very Comfortable

       

      79% 

      (15 reviews)

    • Sizing:
    • Feels Too Small

       

      Feels True to Size

       

      100% 

      (10 reviews)

      Feels Too Large

       

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Wide in the toe area

I love these sneakers, my son is 1.5 and I know what everyone is talking about when they're saying the color rubs off on the toe area that has happened on my little guys...Read complete review

I love these sneakers, my son is 1.5 and I know what everyone is talking about when they're saying the color rubs off on the toe area that has happened on my little guys shoes, the way he gets up after falls or sitting on the floor.

What I really like about these sneakers is that they are not narrow in the least, very roomy in the toe nice and wide for chubby feet. Also the mesh gives little feet good air flow, no strings to tie and they make little feet look so stream line lol not bulky like little they're walking on boxes. So far I bought the black and white, Blue and grey next will be the red on white and all white for summer's special occasions.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Eh... could be better!

They are extremely lightweight and bright colored (bought the blue/grey) and my 2 1/2 year old (size 8.5) thinks they're "cool chews". He's usually a wide food...Read complete review

They are extremely lightweight and bright colored (bought the blue/grey) and my 2 1/2 year old (size 8.5) thinks they're "cool chews". He's usually a wide food but they fit fine in regular size so in that regard, I'm happy. I do not however like how slick they are when they hit a slight bit of wetness. There is NO TRACTION! With these being marketed as toddler shoes too, I feel they should have some better traction as these kiddos do not know how to take it easy and control themselves in potentially wet surfaces. He's had them a couple weeks now and the only downfall besides the traction issues which is major in my book, is the color at the toe is rubbing off quickly. Otherwise, the Velcro is sufficient and he appears very comfortable in them.

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4.0

Great Shoe but slippery sole

By 

from Southern Ca

Comments about Champion Boys' Gusto Lightweight Runner:

I have the women's version in several colors & love them so I was happy to find them for my son. The fit it great & they have lasted him approximately 8mo, they are still in good condition but he is outgrowing them. I will say he does not wear them everyday but at least 2-3x per week & he is a very active 3yr old...my only compliant is the sole is very slippery in the beginning because the sole is smooth w/out a lot of traction.

  • Durability:
  • Very Durable
  • Comfort:
  • Comfortable
  • Sizing:
  • Feels True to Size
 
2.0

Only ones that fit, fall apart in 3 weeks

By 

from Hopkinton, MA

Comments about Champion Boys' Gusto Lightweight Runner:

My son has ridiculously wide feet and they're large top to bottom which makes it very hard to find shoes that fit. I have tried and returned over 50 pairs and styles from multiple sellers and these are the only ones that fit him. I have now bought SEVEN pairs of these shoes because they last roughly 3 weeks. It's absurd. The velcro strap has separated on every single pair. I have to try to stitch it back together and it still just shreds. It's great that they fit but the fact that I have to budget to buy a new pair once a month is just stupid. Would it be that tough to make these a little stronger? Really?

  • Durability:
  • Non-durable
  • Comfort:
  • Very Comfortable
  • Sizing:
  • Feels True to Size
 
5.0

very good

By 

from new jersey

Verified Buyer

Comments about Champion Boys' Gusto Lightweight Runner:

good

  • Durability:
  • Very Durable
  • Comfort:
  • Very Comfortable
  • Sizing:
  • Feels True to Size
 
5.0

Shoes fit fantastically!

By 

from Mitchell, SD

Verified Buyer

Comments about Champion Boys' Gusto Lightweight Runner:

My son loves his new shoes! He doesn' fight me to put them on and he generally never wants to take them off. It's great to have shoes that fit, look nice and go with everything!

  • Durability:
  • Very Durable
  • Comfort:
  • Very Comfortable
  • Sizing:
  • Feels True to Size
 
4.0

So lightweight

By 

from Centereach

Verified Buyer

Comments about Champion Boys' Gusto Lightweight Runner:

Cannot comment on sizing, durability or comfort as we purchased these for a family our organization adopted for Christmas but they were lightweight and adorable. We got them in back so the boys could wear them to church also.

 
5.0

fast & easy on/off

By 

from North Miami Beach

Comments about Champion Boys' Gusto Lightweight Runner:

my grandson loves this shoe and I like that it's not bulky or heavy but mostly not having to grapple with laces

  • Durability:
  • Durable
  • Comfort:
  • Very Comfortable
  • Sizing:
  • Feels True to Size
 
2.0

Did not hold up

By 

from IL

Comments about Champion Boys' Gusto Lightweight Runner:

My son thought these were comfortable. They only lasted about a month, keep in mind they were only used for gym class... so really they only lasted a few weeks into the 1st half of the school year. I would spend a little more money to get a shoe that will last the year.

  • Durability:
  • Non-durable
  • Comfort:
  • Comfortable

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

BEST wide toddler shoe!

By 

from Provo, Utah

Comments about Champion Boys' Gusto Lightweight Runner:

My son is about as active as they come and has HUGE feet that are incredibly wide. I am ordering our 3rd pair now because of the rate his feet hsve grown. He is 3 yrs and moving into a 10.5 W! He loves to run and this shoes are VERY lightweight and comfortable. I tried tons of shoes and these are the best! I am also ordering a pair for our other son. 16 months and a 7.5 W! So very, very pleased. I only wish that the wides came in more colors other than white. They do wash well though, I just throw them in the washer occassionally.

  • Durability:
  • Very Durable
  • Comfort:
  • Very Comfortable
  • Sizing:
  • Feels True to Size
 
5.0

Have sizing

By 

from Morgan Hill, Ca

Comments about Champion Boys' Gusto Lightweight Runner:

Amazing love this shoe even though it wear in like a year great pricing for it better than other places.

  • Durability:
  • Durable
  • Comfort:
  • Comfortable
  • Sizing:
  • Feels True to Size
 
5.0

Very comtavle shose, but didn't not have size option!

By 

from San Jose ca

Comments about Champion Boys' Gusto Lightweight Runner:

Shoes comterble, color is nice , but didn't have litter kid size, stop at 12.5.
Youth have different style, didn't not come with strap size in size 1 and above.
Too bad, whoever design it lack of thought for kids.

  • Durability:
  • Very Durable
  • Comfort:
  • Very Comfortable
  • Sizing:
  • Feels True to Size

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