Perhaps I have just found out the reason why since the start of 2015 I have had quite a lot of stiffness in the ankle which has not gone away. Last year the sports physio told me I needed a pair of shoes with a lot of rear cushioning (because of tight calf muscles), and this was provided after great service at the running shop in Carlisle. It seems I might have used up the cushioning in 9 months when I now compare the new with the old. So check your soles any one who is getting niggles.

Fingers crossed by the time of the Richmond 10k in four weeks time the ankles are back to right.

Enjoy running this weekend.


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  • Yep shoes are subject to loads of hammering so best keep a check on em i log my runs and it ptompts me to log the shoes i wear and then keeps a mileage tally. My shoes are over 500 mile mark ,and although they look fine , still they certainly aren't. The cushioning is dead!

  • That's a good mileage for a pair, I don't think mine are as high as that, but I do only run on tarmac. With my Christmas Garmin, I can easily check the mileage in the future.

  • What a difference. That's amazing. Just shows how important they are!!!

  • I could tell I had worn them down, but very surprised to put them together to see how bad it was. Definitely the most important piece of kit in our running bag.

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