When you decide which marathon race you want to take part in, comes the next important step when you have to choose the right clothes and running shoes.
But this isn’t about fashion, it’s about finding the footwear and kit that are right for you, and that will make your whole marathon experience to remain a pleasant memory.
Don’t be the runner who wears the wrong shoes over 26.2 miles! Your footwear and kit are ultimately down to personal preference, however, you should follow some basic rules for choosing the right running shoes and what you’ll need to wear if you’re preparing to run a marathon, and it doesn’t matter what weather conditions or temperatures you find yourself training in.
You should know about the difference between pronation and supination, the characteristics of various shoe classes and which clothing fabrics are best in certain conditions.
Your choice of running shoes can make a great difference between having a good or bad marathon experience and whether or not you stay safe and sound.[/quote]