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      08-31-2010, 10:56 AM   #44
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Originally Posted by sworks335i View Post
Brooks! Best shoes I have ever ran on. Been running on the same style pair for 7 years now! I think I have gone through about 8-9 pairs by now....
I love my Brooks too, I have wide feet. But really, go to a store that will analyze your gait and as long as you are prepared to spend $100+ you will end up in a quality shoe that should last you 400-500 miles. Also avoid "gimmicks" like air pockets and shocks and what have you - these don't promote a proper stride rather they minimize the consequences of an improper one

And +1 on injuries not being the fault of shoes, rather the fault of the wrong shoes. I looked into the barefoot concept and really wasn't convinced one way or the other, and I didn't feel like throwing money at something I would potentially hate.