I recently switched from the 1080s to the Brooks Glycerin 11s based on the recommendation of my running shop - I'm very happy so far. I also found the Asics Nimbus uncomfortable when I tried them a few years ago.
I'm doing the Singapore Marathon as well this year. I now live out here so have a small advantage of being able to train in the heat and humidity - been for a couple of runs since arriving here a few months ago and to put it mildly they didn't go well! Going to take a lot of training in order to complete the marathon - maybe it's a bad sign that this will be marathon number 13 for me!
I'm running the Rotterdam Marathon on 10 April and will be raising funds for the Red Cross Christchurch Earthquake Appeal. As a Kiwi in London it's close to my heart and when you're so far from home you feel helpless and want to do anything you can to help. I am raising money through Just Giving at: