I'm a large-ish runner at 6'4" and about 14 stones (196 lb).
I'd like to know if there's any benefit in me buying a pair of trainers specifically for the track and perhaps also to use in shorter road races (up to 10k).
For the last 3 or 4 years I've trained mostly on the road or on grass and have stuck with Brooks Adrenaline GTS trainers.
I'm training for a 10k at the moment and in an effort to inject some additional pace into my running have started doing some track training with a local running club. I'm enjoying the track training and it is going well. My target time is for the 10k around 43 minutes.
So my question is:
Thanks for the reply knight rider.
Having slept on this I think I'm probably a bit too much of a lump for a few ounces here or there to make any difference.
I'll stick with what I know for the time being.
Just out of interest what lighter shoes do you rate fat budha?
Do you reckon that a pair of trainers (and in particular I'm thinking about these sporty light ones) would last longer if only used on a synthetic track?
I'm talking here about the inner guts of the shoe rather than tread or anything else.
One of the things putting me off a purchase here is that I'm loathe to spend good money on more delicate shoes only to pound the stuffing out of them in no time flat!
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