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Friday, May 21, 2010

Shoe Test

I had a whole post thought out this morning on a somewhat serious topic, but then the morning went to heck. (We don't say "hell," just ask my midge.) I am no longer motivated to write anything with substance that takes any amount of real thought, so instead I am going to give you a shoe update. After trying the Nike Vomero Zoom+ 5s on two short (treadmill) runs, I returned them. They felt too heavy and hot, although they were nice and cushiony. Yesterday I bought three other pairs that felt great in the store and am taking each pair on a 1-2 mile (each) treadmill test run either today or tomorrow and hopefully narrow it down to two. The candidates are:
Do you have any of these shoes? If so, what do you think?


RUN: Ran seven miles with my littlest midge in the single jogger yesterday. We took it slow and easy because my legs still felt tired. I'm hoping a day off today (other than the possible shoe test) will be what they need to get back to feeling happy.

7 comments:

  1. I'd love to hear what you think of those shoes. I am in desperate need of new running shoes! I use Nikes. Adidas and I never fit well together...

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  2. I have never tried any of those shoes. I am an Asics girl though, so they would be my first choice. Right now I am wearing the 2150's but have always run in the Kayanos (last 15 yrs) Good luck finding the right shoe for you.

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  3. I've worn Mizuno Wave Riders and liked them. Don't think I've tried the 13's, though. Lately, I've worn Asics 1140's.

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  4. Finding the right shoes can be so tough. Once you find the right pair, don't change again!

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  5. I have the wave rider 13. Best shoe I have ever worn. I love love love them. Are you getting how much I love them? Seriously awesome!

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  6. I have tested one of those shoes, but am not going to mention the name because I am positive our feet and our gait are completely different. What might work for me may be horrible for you.

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  7. I had the Wave Riders and they just DID NOT work for me...my current shoes (Saucony ProGrid Guide) are working fabulously though!

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