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Every week month than 20,000 runners search for new running shoe deals on-line. Now with the help of a unique new web site; , users can now save over £1m per year and help raise money for some great charities.

New website; instantly compares prices from the UK’s leading running shoe retailers; such as Wiggle, SportsShoes, Start Fitness and many more. To ensure that users get the best price and service. Users typically save 25% off the high street price, but savings can be as much as 50%.

Ransacker is unique for several reasons; it is the UK’s only specialist running shoe comparison website and it donates 50% of its revenue to charity. Charities currently supported include; Whizz Kids, Get Kids Going!, The British Paralympic Association, Sparks and SportsAid.

Ransacker is powered by user feedback and independent reviews. Fellow runners have reviewed their running shoes and the featured retailers to provide unbiased information for users of the Ransacker web site.

Carl Austin, founder of commented “Being a keen sportsman myself and having raised money regularly for charities in the past I thought it would be great if I could combine them both. Ransacker allows people to make educated purchasing decisions, save money and raise money for some excellent causes in the process”.


For further information please contact:

Carl Austin

Angus MacLeod


Ransacker is the UK’s first and only ethical running shoe comparison website. If you want to find out more about how you can purchase cheap running shoes and get great service please visit:

Notes to editors:

• Using Ransacker will not cost users a penny more than going to the retailer's store direct.

• Ransacker is the UK’s only Sports Shopping Comparison website that combines advanced Web-crawling technology with consumer based feedback to help users get a great deal. Meaning that users can spend less money and time online and more offline!

• At present we only compare running shoes however as we get bigger and better we will add other products.

• Savings Example: Men’s Asics Kayano 13; RRP £115.00 price: £69.98 (24/01/08)

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