I'll see you at the chase, Tinman!
Tom (formerly known as PhotogTom)
5K - 25:16, 10K - 55:31, 15K - 1:20:55, HM - 1:55:21
Shirfan, I think they have enough support for a half marathon, maybe more, and are more responsive than the Kinvaras (lil firmer). I just don't want the race to be the first time I take them to that distance and have something go wrong. I have another half scheduled on 4/13, so after the Shamrock, I'll get some more miles on the Fastwitchs and a couple of long runs and see how they do, then use 'em for the Dismal Swamp Stomp.
Mile 5:39 - 5k 19:26 - 10k 40:59 - 20k 1:24:55 - HM 1:28:10
Upcoming - SSNT 50k 12/21 - Shamrock Marathon 3/16
I thought the 13s were a little narrower through the toebox than the 12s (I think I started with the 9s, maybe?). I have also had several pair of identical shoes - I just label the tongue with a Sharpie.The shoes I've found that rotate in well with the Cumulus have been Saucony ProGrid Rides (a bit cheaper, a bit heavier), Asics Gel Landreth (took a bit of getting used to), and NB 1080s (which I have only bought the v1s, deeply discounted, since they retail around $130).
Thanks Shari! I have tried the Sharpie but it always seems to wear off for me, that's why I use the different
color laces and the ribbons. Plus that way I can see immediately which pair they are in the closet. Maybe I
need a new Sharpie!LOL
I wear a 8.5 D width so since mine are wide anyway I guess I didn't notice a difference in the 13's.
I think my favorite color was the 11's, with the pretty orange accents.
I can't wear NB. My feet just hate them for some reason.
If the 14's feel drastically different to me I will give the ProGrid a try. Hubby switches between Asics and
Saucony but I've never been brave enough to branch out from my beloved Cumulus.
8 Full Marathons 26 Half Marathons 4 countries 4 provinces 3 states
PR's - 5K - 25:27 (2013) , 8k- 42:27 (2011)
10k - 55:36 (2013) , 13.1 - 1:57:44 (2012) , 26.2 - 4:10:48 (2013)
Marathon PR - 4:10:48 - Age 51 1/2!! Woot!!
I'm glad runningwarehouse sends a return label just incase, I will try the Cumulus 14s out either during my 7 mile tempo or my Friday easy run and if they give me any trouble at all I'll just ship them back and buy another pair of the Gel-Burrs in a different color . The Pearl Izumis are still on probation but I will know for sure after Monday's run.
5k - 24:40 (7:57 min/mile pace)
10k - 54:39 (8:48 min/mile pace)
15k -1:24:04 (9:01 min/mile pace)
13.1 - 1:56:38 (8:54 min/mile pace) Sub 2 hours!!!
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