My NEW Saucony Hurricane shoes arrived several weeks ago...and "coincidentally" my mileage went up bigtime!!
- I was looking for a cushiony shoe- I had surgery to remove a neuroma a couple years ago- balls of my feet can't take a stiff sole.
- I was looking for stability - My muscles are not conditioned yet, so while a PRIORITY is to strengthen my "stabilizer" muscles, I need some "help" in the meanwhile! These shoes give me GREAT arch support - they support in the RIGHT place, instead of digging into parts of my feet like other shoes do!
- I need something durable to last me awhile and to log some serious miles- and it's doing an awesome job!! They feel new every time I put them on!
So I am 95% sure I will be signing up for my 1st ultramarathon this year - the Kennekuk Runners are putting on their annual Howl at the Moon 8-hr ultra on August 14th. The description is as follows: