Both are made for speed and efficient movement while running. But it's easy to confuse one with the other.
If you are new to running, let me try to shed some light on this.
The main difference between running shoes and track shoes can be found one the soles. Track shoes have metal, ceramic, or plastic spikes that provide traction, thus increasing speed.
The comparison below may also help you:
Actually, it's fine to use both. it's just a matter of preference.
I personally prefer track shoes or spikes when competing because I feel that the lightness and grip really help me go faster.
The good thing is, there are a lot of options available on the market today. You can find the best track spikes for your need regardless of your budget.
I suggest you give it a shot now. Just a little practice and you will definitely feel the difference on the track.