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Re: The Misc Running News Thread
« Reply #285 on: December 08, 2020, 05:11:29 am »
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Ohhhh don't say that to the shoe maniac, want me to spend 250 euros for shoes i dont really need?

https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2020/dec/06/kibiwott-kandie-breaks-58-minutes-for-half-marathon-wearing-new-shoe-technology

And they are adidas too, although they don't have my beloved boost. It seems that the foam is not so important in the top series, the carbon plates(Nike)/rods(Adidas) do all the job.

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Vaporflys:

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Re: The Misc Running News Thread
« Reply #286 on: December 08, 2020, 07:20:47 pm »
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it's the shoes. like when swimmers started using those sharkfin bodysuits in the early 2000s and every swimming WR went down in short order.

yea man it's a bummer.

it's beyond a ban now, unfortunately. we're just looking at two different sets of records now. but it's all going to get blurred. really sucks.

hope they ban them from olympic marathon etc.. but it's also a tough questions because shoe tech varies so much, even without the double/triple carbon fiber spring action systems. bleh.



i tell you what tho.. get a pair of vaporfly 4%'s or any of these shoes.. and you'll def respect the performances a bit more - i don't know how they run in these new shoes. they feel like clown shoes. ran a few times in them and absolutely hated it. i'll take my minimalist af 3-4 oz shoes any day over those contraptions.

no idea how they run so fast in them.

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Ohhhh don't say that to the shoe maniac, want me to spend 250 euros for shoes i dont really need?

https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2020/dec/06/kibiwott-kandie-breaks-58-minutes-for-half-marathon-wearing-new-shoe-technology

And they are adidas too, although they don't have my beloved boost. It seems that the foam is not so important in the top series, the carbon plates(Nike)/rods(Adidas) do all the job.

Adizeros:




Vaporflys:



they've been hyping up the new adidas for a while now (first saw them on rhonex w/ smiley faces covering them - top secret area 51 technology) .. looks like they are legit lol. tons of adidas athletes now beating the nike athletes lately.

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Re: The Misc Running News Thread
« Reply #287 on: December 09, 2020, 06:49:43 am »
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The Pegasus2 Turbo that i am currently using are probably the same shoe,  minus the carbon plate. Ill tell you, they are amazing. The other day, trying to figure out if they are responsible for my knee pain, i went out for a normal run in my race shoes ( Adidas Takumi Sen 5 ). I was shocked, they used to feel somewhat cushioned in the past, before the Nikes, now they felt like they don't have any cushion at all, like i was running barefoot.
This Nike ZoomX cushion is amazing, it fells like a mushy plush cloud when walking, actually feeling a little unstable too. But when you push, it somehow turns into a firm responsive stable and fast AF feel. Also pretty lightweight for that quantity of cushion. Not as much as the Takumis ( 230g vs 170g ) but still lightweight.
I bought the Nikes as an everyday versatile trainer, well cushioned to handle long runs but also fast for the intense days. But right now I would really be torn which of them to use in a 10K race.
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Re: The Misc Running News Thread
« Reply #288 on: December 27, 2020, 02:24:22 am »
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during "the marathon project", a US dude went under 2:09 (which is huge). 7th fastest marathon by an American.

Marty Hehir.