I have been sceptical about running shoes in the past, as some very expensive ones failed to live up to expectations. For £18.99 I did not expect much, however having run in them I am sold. They are not heavy on the feet, and fit well (size 5). They look good, but more importantly do cushion the feet when running. You can feel the springiness when running, and after a good run it doesn't feel like your feet are really hot. Well worth the money, I'll buy another pair when these wear out.