Breaking trainers in for a marathon

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Sep 2012
12:50pm, 3 Sep 2012
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By my reckoning, if you alternate shoes regularly, you'll get a lot more life out of them. I've got three pairs on the go at the minute for general running, all at different stages of wear. The oldest have the best part of 600 miles on them and there's plenty of life in them yet.
Sep 2012
10:22pm, 3 Sep 2012
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My OCD means I do 26.2 training miles to break a pair in pre marathon but rotate 4 pairs & get 800 - 1000 miles out of a pair - but dont run marathons in a pair beyond 650 miles.
Sep 2012
10:32pm, 3 Sep 2012
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Hills of Death (HOD)
Are you serious ?? Never know with you
Sep 2012
10:53pm, 3 Sep 2012
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Almost Symmetrical
Broke in a new pair of shoes yesterday around Kent Coastal with no issues.
Sep 2012
11:01pm, 3 Sep 2012
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Mick n Phil

seriously - just get them worn in, you've got what 4 weeks ??

as for all this mileage stuff well, i cannot answer that - i wear mine until they feel their beyond it

good luck

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