A New Beginning and First Run Mizuno Wave Rider 20’s – RunLog 7-1-17

KIMG0960What does a new retiree do the first morning of his retirement?

Why go running with his spastic Jack Russell Terrier named Bennie and try out the new shoes that the office got him as a going away present of course.

What else would this crazy-arse runner do?

It was a bit muggy at 84% humidity, but the temp was only around 67*F, so it kind of balanced it out. Bennie doesn’t do well in the the humid stuff so we did slow down a bit coming back to let him have some puddle wading time.

First Run

Now about these new running shoes – yes, another pair.

This time the Mizuno Wave Rider 20’s. I have had a lot of Mizuno shoes over the years and usually like them except for the narrow toe-box and it seems like at around 200 miles something goes in the sole and my right knee begins to tell me all about it.

To be honest I haven’t been too happy with any of the other shoes that I have worn this year, nothing is quite right for my feet or else they bother my Achilles/Plantar Fascia region. So I have been going from shoe to shoe way too much. After reading lots of good things about the WR20’s and my previous experiences with Mizuno running shoes, I figured that I might as well try the brand again and see how they fit in an EE offering. Continue reading “A New Beginning and First Run Mizuno Wave Rider 20’s – RunLog 7-1-17”