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Can anyone tell me about cross-country shoes or trail shoes for deep mud?

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Dec 2015
9:54pm, 1 Dec 2015
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Mince Pikelet have Mudclaw 300's for £56.95, bargain!
Dec 2015
10:31pm, 1 Dec 2015
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Minnie Mince Pie Mad
Hi I'm fairly heavy compared to the average fell runner, and I put down my recent knee injury to running in my ancient Roclites as they have absolutely no cushioning. I have just got some Speedcross 3 which are very cushioned, but as someone else has said they are very slippery on any sort of tarmac or stone. As most off-road races have at least a little bit tarmac, however uneven, or on a quiet road, I am not sure how good these are going to be. I am also a bit scared that a race might go over cobbles or a stone path. Our stone patio is treacherous, I can barely walk on it in them, so not sure yet whether I recommend them or not, but keeping my knee safe is my priority.
Dec 2015
7:08pm, 5 Dec 2015
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My eyes my eyes!!
Dec 2015
7:16pm, 5 Dec 2015
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They won't be like that for long ;)
Dec 2015
7:56pm, 5 Dec 2015
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Are they the precision fit Lyns? How do they fit?
Dec 2015
11:25am, 7 Dec 2015
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Not sure how to find out if they're precision fit or standard? I bought them in the sale. Does anybody know if it says on them? I'm happy with the fit and I have quite wide feet but I haven't run in them yet. They seem quite flexible due to the way they lace - I can leave them quite loose or pull them tight. For the race I bought them for I might run in merino socks as it'll be freezing (literally) rather than my normal twin skins.

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Maintained by Lyns
Hello, I need some advice lovely fetchies?

I've got NB 876 "trail" shoes but really these are...

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