TRIATHLONFRIENDLY RUNNING SHOES
WHEN IT COMES to running a 2:39 or 2:40 marathon to win the Ironman World Championship, Patrick Lange pulls out all the stops, wearing the same shoes many of Canada’s elite road runners choose for 5K and 10K road races. That’s a tribute to how much the industry has managed to pack even the lightest shoes with innovative technology the provides enough support, cushioning and comfort for even the hardest marathon efforts our sport can throw out.
That doesn’t mean that every triathlete should be looking for a fullfledged racing flat as their shoe of choice. What it does mean is that thanks to the huge choice available to runners and triathletes these days, it shouldn’t be hard to come up with a shoe that provides the right blend of support, cushioning and flexibility to ensure you’ll be comfortable out on the roads for training and racing. The key to finding that shoe? A reputable shoe store where experts can guide you to something that is best likely to meet your needs.