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    Running Shoes

    Looking to replace my Brooks running shoes that have done their time and then some. What kind of shoes do you run in and what would you recommend?



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    Re: Running Shoes

    I ran in Nikes for many years but a few years back tried the Asics Nimbus and they have been perfect for me. I can't count how many pairs I've gone through. I am older and need a shoe that has some cushion and they have reduced my knee pain.


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    Re: Running Shoes

    I run in Brooks Glycerin shoes. Most comfortable shoe I have ever wore for running. I'll even wear them casually sometimes.

    Someone off-topic - about a 8 or so months ago I got a pair of Ecco shoes for business casual attire - their Biom collection. I'll never buy another brand of shoe for that purpose. Expensive, but worth every single penny.



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    Re: Running Shoes

    Quote Originally Posted by wesley_w View Post
    I ran in Nikes for many years but a few years back tried the Asics Nimbus and they have been perfect for me. I can't count how many pairs I've gone through. I am older and need a shoe that has some cushion and they have reduced my knee pain.
    Ditto except it's back pain for me.



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    Re: Running Shoes

    I have the Brooks Ghost 6, as does my wife. We're both happy with them.



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    Re: Running Shoes

    I like Brooks and Asics for long distance, and Nikes for sprint workouts. I find that most Asics have really good cushion which is nice on long runs and it's easy to find a pair of light and durable Nikes for sprints


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    Re: Running Shoes

    Saucony, Asics, and New Balance are usually my go to, but it's really whatever works for you. Currently in Saucony and enjoying them a whole lot.

    Nike is really the only shoe that has given me any back or joint pain. Not a Nike guy



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    Re: Running Shoes

    Never had a problem with Asics


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    Re: Running Shoes

    I only run in Newtons. Introduced to them a couple years ago and won't run in anything else. Ran my last two marathons in them.

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    I currently run in the Newton Ironman Elite...best running shoe I have ever owned. Very light and made for front foot running.


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    Re: Running Shoes

    Another vote for Ascics. My 19's are about worn out........need to go get the 20!



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    Re: Running Shoes

    Asic's Gel Kayano. Heavier, but awesome for long runs.


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    Re: Running Shoes

    I have a pair of brooks glycerins and I wouldn't go with anything else.



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    Re: Running Shoes

    I have some Pumas which I love, but I also generally don't run more than 3 miles most of the time as well, so it might depend on your length of running.

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    Re: Running Shoes

    I just got some Merrell's. I love them so far. Super light and durable and simulates barefoot running. They are great



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    Re: Running Shoes

    Had some Ghost 5s and liked them. I was then introduced the Brooks Glycerin and loved them. Ran my first marathon in them.



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