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Old 03-16-19, 12:59 PM  
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I like Hoka sneakers and Altra paradigm sneakers as they have a wider toe area. I like Altras better since they seem to last longer than the Hokas.
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Old 03-18-19, 05:18 PM  
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I'm a huge fan of Altras too. I used to run in Hokas but the foot shaped toe box of Altras is so much better for me.
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Old 04-25-19, 12:17 PM  
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Originally Posted by sheepla View Post
Same here. I also switched to Saucony.
I have a pair of trail runners that are still really cushiony, after 5 years. I use them for outdoor and dog walking. I just tried on several brands of crosstrainers and bought the Saucony's. They feel great!
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Old 04-26-19, 10:46 AM  
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The complete revamping of running shoes from year to year makes me insane. I wore Asics Gel Foundations for my long runs and Saucony Kinvaras for my short runs and loved both of them, especially the Kinvaras. When they wore out I got the newer Kinvara model and they were so stiff! I think they are at least partially responsible for my plantar fasciitis.

I'm due for new shoes and dreading the process

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Old 04-26-19, 12:21 PM  
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I have worn the same size in Asics since at least 2006 and they are THE BOMB for my high arches! However, the last iteration I bought was too small.

I don't think my feet have grown in the last year. . . Those dang shoes are SHRINKING. It's the opposite of vanity sizing going on in the running shoe industry.
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Old 04-30-19, 10:26 PM  
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Adding Reeboks to the list. Not just me -- the reviews for various styles complain about shoes being narrower than they used to be.
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Old 05-01-19, 08:20 AM  
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Iíve worn ASICS running shoes for walking for years. The reviews are getting more and more negative about them getting smaller and narrower in the toe box. I wear a full size larger in these. Iím thinking of switching brands.
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