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Discussion: Shoes

in: keelanbirch; keelanbirch > 2018-03-13

Mar 14, 2018 3:15 AM # 
I had grippy shoes last year (rocklites) and my feet were absolutely trashed from them (a LOT of firetrail and some steep descents on concrete). If it's dry, I would consider roadies... The shorter course might be a bit better tho.

Btw, upgrade to 45km and get an UTMB point no? :)
Mar 14, 2018 11:30 AM # 
Ok but I think I'm also playing it safe using grippy shoes having just sprained ankle in roadies.

Was in 45km but with Buffalo a week later I figured it's better to play it safe before UTA. 22km does give you 2 UTMB points.
Mar 14, 2018 11:34 AM # 
At least I think that's right? What's the difference between ITRA and Mountain Points?

"Finishers of the 45km course will earn 2 iTRA points (3 Mountain points) while finishers of the 22km course will earn 1 iTRA point (2 Mountain points)"

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