Skechers Go Walk shoes are a popular walking and athletic shoe style known for their lightweight and flexible design. However, after repeated wears, GOwalk shoes can start to show dirt, stains, and odors. Regularly washing your GOwalk shoes is key to extending their life and keeping them looking and smelling fresh.

Follow this simple guide to properly clean GOwalk shoes using common household materials. With just a bit of time and elbow grease, you can have your favorite pair of GOwalks looking like new again.

Cleaning Materials Needed

Step-by-Step Cleaning Instructions

Remove Laces and Insoles

Wash the Upper Portion

Clean the Soles

Air Dry Completely

Tips for Keeping GOwalk Shoes Clean


Can you put GOwalk shoes in the washing machine?

No, Skechers does not recommend machine washing GOwalk shoes as it can damage the materials. Only hand wash GOwalk shoes.

What is the best way to dry GOwalk shoes after washing?

Stuff damp shoes with paper towels and allow them to air dry completely, away from direct heat or sunlight. Do not put GOwalk shoes in the dryer.

How often should you clean GOwalk shoes?

Aim to wash GOwalk shoes every 2-3 weeks if wearing them regularly for fitness. Wash immediately if they get very dirty or smelly.

Should you wash the removable insoles?

Yes, remove the insoles and laces and wash separately. Use mild soap and water and allow to fully air dry.

Can you use a washing machine?

No, machine washing can damage GOwalk shoes. Only clean them by hand using a soft brush, mild soap and water.


Following these simple steps will keep your Skechers GOwalk shoes looking fresh and extend their lifespan. Be sure to air dry fully before wearing again. With regular cleaning, your GOwalks will provide many miles of comfortable walking and exercise.