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How much mileage do you get out of shoes

  • 200 miles

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I know this has been asked ad nauseum, but I'm curious. How long do your shoes usually last (mileage wise)? Mine don't seem to do very well past about 200 miles. I realize that I'm not graceful and I'm sure my form is terrible. Does my size affect it? I'm 5'7 and about 142 or so, which I think is about average. I wear cushioned shoes if that matters.<br><br>
What kind of mileage do you get?
 

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I'm 5'9" and 165-168 pounds. I generally get between 550 and 700 miles per pair of shoes. I've been running in ASICS 2120s and their predecessors.<br><br>
I don't have any experience with cushioned shoes, but have heard that they typically don't last as long. This is purely anecdotal, however.
 

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300, almost to a T! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.kickrunners.com/forum/images/smilies/sad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Sad"> I wear Brooks trance and Brooks Cascadias. I have heard Brooks wear out pretty fast compared to other brands.
 

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I follow the 300 mile rule and retire the shoe when I reach that mileage. I'm sure that I could get more miles out of the shoe, but while I've been following the rule, I haven't had any major leg problems. I'm 6', 170 lbs, do about 50 miles a week, and run in the asics 2100 series for normal runs and brook st2's for speed work.
 

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I get about 600 or so out of my Mizuno Wave Riders. I just replaced my last pair at 650 more so because the uppers were ripping up. I'm 6' and 145 lbs and pretty neutral. About shoes that is. Not so neutral on everything else.
 

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Road - 325-350 (Brooks Adrenaline)<br><br>
Trail - 500+ (Usually one season)<br><br>
I change trail shoes from year to year, but on roads I've been loyal. Now on 18th pair of the Brooks. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.kickrunners.com/forum/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Smile">
 

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I wear ASICS Kayanos on the roads and generally get 350 miles per pair. I wear various trail shoes and think I get a little less per pair on trail.<br><br>
I'm 6'2" and weigh 185.
 

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I've settled on Asics, and have been wearing the 2110s , but I tried on some 2120s a month ago and didn't really like the feel at my achilles for some reason, they just felt different and not in a good way. I get about 400 miles on the 2110s before I feel any problems cropping up. Usually manifests as shin splints when it's time to change shoes.<br><br>
I had the Kayanos recommended to me at a recent shoe fitting/analysis so I might try those next.<br><br>
I'm 5'9" ~146lbs
 

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I don't have a clue.<br><br>
Last year when most of my races were on the road, I chucked my road shoes every 3-4 marathons which worked out to about every 6 weeks. Most of my "training mileage" is high angle TM walking of which I put in 30-40 per week.<br><br>
For trail shoes I chuck them when I can't stand to look at them anymore. That probably comes out to 150-200 miles raced in them (again, 3-4 races) and probably about an equal amount of training miles.
 

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I don't have a clue.<br><br>
Last year when most of my races were on the road, I chucked my road shoes every 3-4 marathons which worked out to about every 6 weeks. Most of my "training mileage" is high angle TM walking of which I put in 30-40 per week.<br><br>
For trail shoes I chuck them when I can't stand to look at them anymore. That probably comes out to 150-200 miles raced in them (again, 3-4 races) and probably about an equal amount of training miles.
 

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I am 200#<br><br>
I use Asics 1100s (I buy'em in bulk when they are on sale)<br><br>
I get 700+ miles out of a pair<br><br>
I usually could get more miles, but the oder becomes the determining factor<br><br>
I have went through 6 pair (4 still in service) in the last 11 months = 4,281 miles - 2 are becoming ripe, so it is about time to take 2 ponies out and add 2 new ponies.
 

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Brooks Adrenaline 300-350<br><br>
Right now I'm pushing a pair well past 450 but mostly on trails. Man, are they stinky...
 

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Interesting. My shoes don't get stinky. I wonder why that is. And I'm not making the claim as if I were saying "My shit don't stink" but really, they don't develop a bad odor. None of them, except the rubbery Teva's. Those things get awful, I think that's because I don't wear socks with 'em.
 

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It's the first pair that I've noticed any stank from. Might have something to do with the canal path I run on frequently. It is covered with goose shzt and when it rains it is covered with puddles of water with wet goose shzt. Hmmm...
 

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Oh, I bet that gooseshite has something to do with it. That and dampness, although I run though puddles and wet grass all the time. Even so, I blame the geese.
 

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My stank has to do with on any faster long run - I sweat through my shoes (Leave sweat footprints on the roads) This is why I rotate 4 pair at a time - If you let you shoes fully dry out before you use them again you get more life out of them.
 

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I haven't been getting nearly as much out of my shoes as I've been hoping but I think the lightweightness had to do something with it. My Speedstars lasted me about 300-some, and my Haywards have like 260 right now, but I think my legs hurt on them more because they aren't the correct shoe for me.<br><br>
I'm hoping my Asics Stratus's last a lot longer, like 500 or so, like my Cumulus's did last year.
 

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I get around 300-400 out of a pair. When I was wearing New Balance I could get about 400, but with the Asics I have been wearing lately it's more like 300. I am running in my first pair of Mizunos right now and they are still holding strong near 200.<br><br>
I don't automatically chuck my shoes at a certain mileage. Usually what happens is I start noticing aches in my feet, blisters I wasn't previously getting, etc. Those are usually my indicators that my mileage is getting up there on my shoes and it's time to change them.
 
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