It only took a few runs and one race to make me a true believer. Try these, your knees, ankles, and back will thank you. I'm an old school runner with a love of new ideas! Back in the day when the Tiger Cortez was considered a state of the art training shoe, we runners oohed and ahhed over the half inch of cushioning in the mid-sole. I too progressed to the basic running shoe for many years and races. I saw the "sock shoe" craze for what it is, a fad and winced everytime I saw someone running with… Full review
Super comfortable, super wide, not good tread. Would recommend for hiking or around town walking. No break-in period, hiked a few times under 6 miles and no sign of blisters even though my wide foot isn't as wide as these. My feet do move around in them but I felt there was not going to be any red spot. I don't feel safe with the small tread, but a couple trails were steep and I was safe, so maybe I just need to get used to it. Many trail runners use them and give 5 stars. Maybe I should put inserts… Full review
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