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Aug 29, 2011

Got shoes?

Rest day today!!!  I need it too.  I'm still sore from this weekend's running.

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So as you know, I have been running in Saucony's Ride 2 shoes for quite some time as my regular road running shoe.  I have also been wearing various others that have a great fit but are geared towards the trails and not roads.  Unfortunately, I can't find the the Ride 2's anymore.  So I need to switch to new shoes.  I purchased a pair of Ride 3's and will have them on Monday.  I ended up trying them on at the Crim expo and did not like them - crap!  I'll give them a little more time once I get them.  I did like the Ride 4's(of course, they are more expensive by $40).  My main issue is with the toe box.  I like a running shoe that has a roomy toe box and the Ride 2's had that.  I just feel more comfortable running in a shoe like that.

So.....I need your suggestions.  I wear a neutral shoe.  I'm not looking for a minimal shoe - I like the cushion.  Anyone wearing a neutral shoe with a toe box with room in it?  If so, what do you wear?  I have time to find these and will likely exchange the ride 3's for the ride 4's.  I really wanted the Ride 3's to work so I could stock up at a great price.


Question of the day?  Why do shoes manufacturers change their shoes every year?




Have a great day and.....Keep Running!!!!!

6 comments:

  1. That is that question I am always asking. I have run in Pegasus for years and there have been many models I don't like...

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  2. I'm an Asics girl. They have a roomy toe box, imo.

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  3. Brooks Ghost. I had to get a size and half bigger though. I used to wear Saucony's but like the Brooks better.

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  4. They change the shoes so we have to keep buying!!!

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  5. Why do shoes manufacturers change their shoes every year?

    To mess with us!

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  6. I agree Brooks Ghost is all I use! And also agree, go a size bigger. It's a HUGE pain when the mfg'r changes or ends a model that you like. Good luck on your hunt!

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