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Is it worth it to buy a $500 marathon running shoe you can race in only once?

Is it worth it to buy a $500 marathon running shoe you can race in only once? A few years ago, Nike made a shoe that they claimed helped a runner on a specialized course complete a sub-2-hour marathon.  Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya broke the two-hour marathon barrier with a time of 1:59:40 in a park in Vienna.  The Zoom Vaporfly 4% or ZoomX Vaporfly Next% and they are about $250 per pair. These shoes could be worn multiple times. Most recently, Addidas released their Adizero Adios Pro Evo 1, a new ultra-light marathon race shoe with an eye-popping $500 Read More »