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Just like finding the best pair of running shoes there is no one size fits all answer to how long a pair of running shoes should last. Manufacturers tell us that their shoes should last between 800 and 1200km but where your shoes land on this scale (or outside of it) will depend on your specific running style and the type of running you’re doing. You’re foot-strike pattern will have a large bearing on how the shoe will wear over time. Shoe manufacturers tend to produce shoes that feature plenty of cushioning in the heel of the shoe and as...

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There are so many great places to go running on the Central Coast which offers a variety of surfaces and environments for the runner to enjoy. You’ll find that there are plenty of long country roads of both the tarmac and fire trail variety. With the great north walk passing through the west of the region and various tracks and trails there is ample single track for the more adventurous trail runners. Without any further ado here is the list of our favourite places to go running. 1. Ourimbah State Forest (Middle Ridge Rd) Many of the Central Coast’s most...

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Your long run can either be your favourite run of the week or it can be the straw that broke the camel's back. With years of running experience we have compiled our tips for making sure it is the former and not the latter. 1. Use the bodyglide Luke, seriously this is my number one tip I know this is not the most glamorous topic but chafing can turn a pleasant run into a rather painful experience. There are a few different products on the market for the purpose of stopping chafing and you should use the one you like...

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Running is a great way to get fit and burn calories while having fun and getting outdoors. Most running groups accept that not everyone can jog as far as others so they often have a walking group. 

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Coast Runners Shop stocks a full range of sizes for most shoes we have in store and online so if you have big feet we have the big shoes to fit you. We know that when you need bigger shoes because either because you need wide fitting shoes or have a longer foot than some other people it can be frustrating to get a pair of shoes that ticks all the boxes. If you find a style of shoes or particular shoe that you like on our website and we don’t have stock for you to buy large shoe sizes...

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