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Running shoes – when to replace?

Running shoes - when to replace?

As you work into your running program you will need to keep an eye on how much wear has occurred with your shoes. Running in shoes that have passed their prime is a sure fire way to develop running injuries such as plantar fascitis, achilles tendonitis and knee pain. Knowing that you can expect to get around 1000km from your shoes (+/- 200km ), tracking your shoe mileage will help you anticipate shoe failure and avoid injury. Here are a few commonly used tips and things to look for regarding … Read the rest of this post »

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The Sun Run 2010

The Sun Run 2010

So how are those New Year resolutions going? By the end of February lots of us have been derailed. If that’s you, you might be tempted to use the Sun Run as your path back to righteousness. The Sun Run is now a wonderful annual fixture in Vancouver, attracting over 50,000 every year, many of whom are new to running as a form of exercise. I thought some posts dedicated to keeping participants healthy, happy and especially injury free would be appropriate as this is the time of year we start to have people coming in … Read the rest of this post »

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