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Joined: 14 Feb 2011
Posts: 1
New York, United States
Posted: Mon 14 Feb 2011 10:59 pm GMT   topTop
I am doing the North Face challenge in MAY doing the 50K. I currently wear the New Balance 993 whcih is not a trail shoe. Should I switch to a trail shoe or just wear what works for me. By the way this is my first ultra
Joined: 11 Feb 2011
Posts: 8
Georgia, United States
Posted: Fri 18 Feb 2011 10:14 pm GMT   topTop
Whatever works for you is my opinion. I personally enjoy minimalist shoes though when i run ultras.
Joined: 17 Nov 2021
Posts: 2
Posted: Wed 17 Nov 2021 12:42 am GMT   topTop
I use my normal running shoes on most trail ultras. The only exceptions are if it is a particularly slippery/wet/tough terrain, or if there is a lot of elevation. When there is a lot of elevation I prefer to use trail running shoes so that my toes don't slip forward on the downhills.