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1183 Views 19 Replies 11 Participants Last post by  Robo
Hi guys! I need some help with this. I currently have a pair of trail shoes (Brooks Adrenaline) and I wore them for a 50k trail run. I ended up with 5 black toenails. I know I have to make an adjustment before I do another ultra. I was at the Chicago Marathon expo and asked the Brooks rep. about this. He had me try on the next size up but, it seemed too big. I also have wide feet. What shoe should I get? Most of the running places around here do not know anything about trail shoes. Same thing with the Brooks rep I talked to. I usually wear a size 8w in brooks and have never had an issue with my feet. I thought I heard somewhere that for ultras I needed to go up a size. Educate me in trail shoes and how to solve this problem. By the way, I love this ultra stuff!!!!
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Thanks for the replies! I think the one thing I need to do is go up a 1/2 size. I wear smart wool socks, I just can't do the toe socks it bothers me. I noticed that I have stubbed my toes, but also could it be jamming my toes at the front of the shoe when I go down a steep hill? I really want to solve this problem before my next ultra, which I'm in the planning stages for right now.
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