If you aren't having any problems with them and can afford to replace your shoes more quickly, why not?
i've found that i get injured if i train constantly in race shoes. i love the adios and never have problems racing or doing a weekly speed session in them, but training day in day out ends up in some time on the bench
lol it never occured to actually have a pair for race day only. I always just assume you train in them, you race in them, when they start to get old you get some new ones a few weeks before your race, and repeat the process.
I train and race in the same shoes. Never thought about having a race day only pair.
racing flats are similar to minimalist shoes which could be an alternative for training. There's nothing wrong with wearing racing flats but they will wear out quicker as they're not designed for such high usage. But if you've got the cash, they feel comfortable and you don't get injured wearing them then don't let me or anyone else tell you not to!
I race in adizero adios 2s, but train in Supernova Glide 4s. I do throw in a few runs in the adios 2s a week or two before races, however.
All my shoes are racers and apart from two pairs reserved for racing they are all used for training.
I've got some new ones with 100 miles on them, a relatively new pair at 400 miles ("racers" 60 miles each) then 2@ 1000+, 3@ 1500+ 1@ 2000+ miles.
Some of the high mileage ones are looking very tatty but that is no reason to throw them out, they still do the job that is asked of them. I raced last Saturday in the 2k+ Asics and ran another 20 miles this week in them and if they're dry I'll race in them tomorrow, so it's a falacy that they don't last. (I'm no lightweight racing snake either 6'2" 13 stone)
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