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The Trouble with Racing Shoes

Posted on by Run Stu

Is that they are somehwat misunderstood. Racing shoes, or racing flats, are often seen as a luxury purchase or reserved for only those at the front of the start of a race.  Yet should they be? Are they so much different from a lightweight pair of training shoes? So what is a racing flat?  When shoes weighed in at over 300gms a lightweight racer would be a good 100 grams lighter, which kinda made sense.  Yet it is not so uncommon to have a high mileage training shoe coming in at 250 grams or lighter.  Then there is the differnece … Continue reading

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