New Shoes Update

As mentioned Friday, my plan for this weekend was to buy a new pair of shoes. I managed to go shopping today. As planned, I inquired about race flats as well as my usual trainers.

For now I ended up sticking with a pair of trainers  and decided to buy a pair of New Balance 860 which replaced the previous model I had been using.

I managed to get out for a run in them tonight and they felt good. Similar to my previous New Balance trainers.

However, the exciting news for me is that based on advice i received at the store, I am planning to buy a pair of race flats a couple of weeks before the Ottawa Marathon. This will give me time to wear them for a longer run and during my taper without putting too much wear on them since I am used to wearing a heel strike shoe.

When I go to buy a pair of race flats I will be looking at something like the Mizuno Musha 3 in the hopes that they will help me shave a couple of minutes off my finish time.

Stay tuned for more details in a few weeks when I go back and buy a pair!

2 thoughts on “New Shoes Update”

  1. So far so good with the 860. They have a similar feel to the 760.

    I am looking forward to trying out a pair of race flats in a couple weeks.

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