If you were watching the London marathon and wishing that you were you running it yourself, then you are certainly not alone. Each year up and down the land, you will hear choruses of ‘definitely next year!’ Well if you haven’t competed in a marathon before, there are many little pieces of useful information that you won’t have even considered that will help you keep that mammoth promise. They can be the difference between finishing and not finishing. There are many myths out there, so it is up to you to discover what suits you. Unfortunately, it’s all a bit trial and error to run the perfect marathon.
We know how hard it can be when it comes to choosing a new pair of runners, so we’ve put together a helpful guide below for choosing the best carbon plate running shoes with key features to look out for such as comfort, speed, suitable for long-distance or short-distance, grip, support and weight.