Before you give up on a shiny pair of running shoes, try some alternative lacing techniques.
Working at The Running Room, I've seen several people who've liked a pair of shoes except for one small aspect, usually that the shoes are too loose around the ankles. I've got some skinny ankles, and just recently I learned a lacing technique that's allowed me to use a couple different pairs of shoes I haven't used in the past.
If your shoes come untied, you might be tying them wrong. Watch to following video to make sure those shoe laces stay tied:
If your shoes don't seem to fit quite right, watch the following tutorial to try out some alternative lacing techniques:
Run well this weekend!