Lovely, lovely New Shoes!: Been waiting a bit... - Couch to 5K

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Lovely, lovely New Shoes!

Been waiting a bit for these to arrive and then for a chance to take them out for a not-too-long run just in case. And they are excellent! Totally comfy on both trail & short section of road as well as across the sports ground. And if I can believe the tech (which is not fancy) they turned in a 7:15km in between some slower ones. 😊 Well, if true that amounts to a lightning pace for this tortoise. We shall see if it can be repeated. πŸ€” Anyway, a very happy 🐒 here just now.

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Great running and brilliant, new shoes. Hope you enjoy many more runs in them 😊😊

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Great shoe's Granspeed, almost identical to mine. 😊 πŸƒ

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Welcome to the Brooks family!! Enjoy πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘ŒπŸ»πŸ˜˜

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I think I will! 😊

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PS: I missed your amazing marathon achievement post. Wow! Excellent. Wish I thought it was the Brooks shoes.... 🀣🀣

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Aw thank you! It was Saucony trail shoes! But the Brooks got me up to that point! I'm on my second pair of Brooks, about to renew for a 3rd too! I love them, so comfy! πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ˜

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Do you know if brooks do a trainer for trail and road running just wondering mine are brooks ghost 11 and my park run it’s 30% trail and 70% pavement and I absolutely love my brooks and they won’t be my last pair either πŸ˜‰πŸ‘

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The Cascadia is classed as trail... but it really depends on your trails. Your Ghosts will be fine on grass, well packed dirt and gravel, lumpy stone etc. You might struggle with thick mud. I use my Vapor 4 (similar to ghost sole) on some mixed terrain too.

The cascadia look good for mud and steep grass slopes. Hard to tell how the lugs would be on slippery stone, chalk or flint, really need to get hands on for that.

I prefer Saucony as where I am I have a lot of chalk (very slippery when wet) flint and sharp stone as well as thick mud in winter.

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Thank you for the help I do use my brooks on the trail fine when it’s dry but if it rained it’s quite muddy it doesn’t slow me down to much as it’s only a small part of the trail that gets muddy the other part is stone path πŸ˜‰πŸ‘

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If the Ghosts work, stick with them, if you start slipping about on the mud in winter maybe check out the Cascadia for "winter" shoes πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ˜

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Right I will do thank you for the help if I needed to I will be delighted to get a pair πŸ˜‰πŸ‘

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Gawjuss 😍😍😍😍😍😍

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Yey another in the new Brooks club! πŸ‘πŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸ˜ƒ

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Nice trainers I do like them brooks as well you can’t go wrong with them they are the comfiest and bouncy trainers in my honest opinion mine are brooks ghost 11 are yours neutral or support trainers nice colour to πŸ˜‰πŸ‘

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They’re Adrenalin 19s, which have some support. 😊

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Are they right I might have a look at them next time I need a new pair of brooks which I hope mine will last for quite a long time as I only got them early June πŸ˜‰πŸ‘

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I was advised they would be good for my mixed surface running in the New Forest area - not really trail shoes, but supportive & fairly grippy. We’ll see... 😊

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That’s what I am running in at the moment pavement and trail not lots of muddy parts enough and the rest is on normal trail so next time I’m going to have them in mind thank you for the info πŸ˜‰πŸ‘

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Lovely colour Granspeed. My GTS18s were like that but the GTS19 wides come in a limited range so I went for the black and coral. They worked for me in the Forest on Sunday so you should be ok for your lovely runs.

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Good recommendation there!

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We are shoe twins! πŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸƒβ€β™€οΈ They are very comfy aren’t they πŸ™‚

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Totally lovely so far. Happy running, shoe twin!!πŸ‘πŸ’•

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Fab shoes! It really does help that they are a beautiful colour, my sauconys which I love are blue, and I'm convinced the gorgeousness makes me go faster πŸ˜‚

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My favourite colour and, funnily enough, the only choice available. How lucky was that? Must be β€œmeant”. πŸ˜ŠπŸ‘

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definitely. my fear when the shop made me try an insipid sort of mauve colour was that the shoes were comfy. I did try and ask for blue but it wasn't to be. Hence why I am sooooo envious

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Oh, I had this same worry about some fairly comfy but exceptionally ugly black ones. 😧 Sooo pleased when these were better! Don’t care about fashion, of course, but still.... 🀣

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Gorgeous!!

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As GOG says, will make me run faster!

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yes because I'll be running after you to try and steal them from you...

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🀣🀣 That should defo push my speed up! πŸƒπŸΌβ€β™€οΈπŸ’¨

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I used to look longingly at high heels and sparkly shoes - now it's trainers. What has happened to me!

They are lovely :)

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